Claire Gillespie

Claire Gillespie

Writer

Expertise

Mental health

Education

University of Glasgow

Highlights

As someone who has lived with anxiety and depression (including postpartum depression) for a long time, I’m passionate about raising awareness of all mental health issues. I hope my work helps to educate and inform, and perhaps make those experiencing their own mental health problems feel a little less alone.

— Claire Gillespie

Experience

Claire has written about various aspects of mental health since 2012, for publications including SELF, Women’s Health, Health, Vice, Headspace, and The Washington Post. 

Education

Claire holds an MA (Hons) in English literature from University of Glasgow and a postgraduate diploma in law from Manchester Metropolitan University/Chester College of Law. 

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