Katelynn Rigano is a qualified mental health expert, Carolinian native, and writer who has six years of experience dedicated to health and wellness.
Katelynn Rigano is a researcher, writer, and mental health advocate. As a writer, she focuses on mental health literacy and uses her educational and professional experience to convey complex psychological topics for readers of all experiences to understand. As a mental health advocate, she continuously helps individuals acquire the mental health care they need.
By using her expertise in the field, she is able to help others find therapists, resources, and social groups that are personalized to fit their mental health needs. Her research interests focus on the mental health of the first responder population.
With a focus on PTSD, she has explored how the occupational environment of first responders affects their well-being. A highlight of her expertise in trauma research is examining the effects of population levels in hospitals and PTSD prevalence in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Katelynn received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Hispanic Studies from Campbell University in 2018. Throughout her undergraduate education, she specialized in understanding the connection between mental health and physical health.
In 2020, she began attending New York University to pursue her master's degree in Psychology. She is studying clinical and counseling psychology and is also researching how mental health is affected by global events.
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