Blogging, Newspaper, Research
Health, Fitness, Nutrition, Education, Social Justice, Mental Health, Psychology, Addiction, Counseling, Mindfullness, Motivation, Inspiration, Positive Thinking
Psychology focusing on genetics, biology, adolescent studies, and positive psych
Mental health counseling, specializing in addiction, relationships, LGBTQ+
Amanda writes for organizations that help people with addiction, mental illness, and dual diagnosis issues. While studying to earn her M.S.Ed. at the University of Pennsylvania, Amanda completed a three-year internship at an urban hospital's psychiatric unit.
During her years in graduate school (2011-2014) at the University of Pennsylvania, Amanda wrote a variety of research papers and proposals, mostly focusing on issues within the urban education and health care systems. As a teacher in an inner city school and an intern in an inner city hospital (detox and acute psychology units), Amanda gained a wealth of unique experience.
As a busy mom and military wife, Amanda understands the unique challenges that families face. She's passionate about helping women remember that they can't pour from an empty cup. It's imperative to prioritize self care in order to take care of others.
Amanda writes about health, fitness, and lifestyle topics. As a health and fitness coach and a former group fitness instructor with an M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling, she has a unique perspective on the psychology that creates health issues for people who are working to get fit.