Emily Swaim

Emily Swaim

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Expertise

Mental Health, Wellness, COVID-19 Vaccines

Education

Kenyon College, California College of the Arts

Highlights

Emily Swaim is a fact checker for Verywell Mind. Her experience in mental health helps her create authoritative psychology content.

Experience

Emily Swaim has over five years of experience in digital publishing. She started her career with various publishing internships, including her first editing job at Voices for Biodiversity. After getting her master's degree, she became a lesson reviewer at Study.com. Between 2017 and 2020, she was a writer and editor for GoodTherapy, publishing articles about child development, psychotherapy, mental health, and more. In 2021, she received her Board of Editors in Life Sciences certification, marking her skill in reviewing scientific content in articles.

Education

Emily received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Kenyon College, graduating cum laude. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from California College of the Arts. She has been certified by the Board of Editors in Life Sciences to edit publications on psychology and medicine.

About Verywell Mind

Verywell Mind, a Dotdash Brand, is an award-winning, trusted, and compassionate online resource that provides the guidance you need to improve your mental health and find balance. We take a human approach to health and wellness, and reach more than 150 million readers annually. Verywell Mind content is fact checked and reviewed by our Review Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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