Emily Swaim

Emily Swaim

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Writer, Editor




Kenyon College, California College of the Arts


One of the best things about the digital age is that we can distribute knowledge to nearly anyone who wants it. The more people know, the better they can solve problems within their own lives and make the world around them a better place.

— Emily Swaim


Emily is an experienced editor and writer who has expertise in psychology content. She has worked as a contributor to GoodTherapy, an online therapy directory and information site, and served as a lesson reviewer for Study.com. 


Emily received a Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College and a Master of Fine Arts from California College of the Arts.

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