After graduating with her masters in Marriage and Family Counseling, Amanda started working as a substitute teacher and continues to work in that position. In this position, Amanda has the ability to inspire students and is able to indirectly apply what she learned during her time in the counseling program at seminary. Most of the time she writes about mental health, but Amanda specializes in other areas as well. In January 2014 she created a mental health blog where she helps her readers find solutions to the issues they may be facing. Amanda also writes posts in a Facebook group that she helps moderate and helps people with their ongoing medical needs.