Laura Harold

Laura Harold

Associate Editor


Fordham University


Creating content with the intention of helping people is so important—we all have the potential to be influenced by so many external factors. I hope our readers reflect inwardly and find what makes them feel their best, while we provide them with some useful information along the way.

— Laura Harold


A former production assistant for television and media planner at an ad agency, Laura has experience in media development for entertainment and lifestyle brands. Currently, she is both an editor and content contributor to Verywell Family, Fit, and Mind. 


Laura is a 2016 graduate of Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English language and literature. 

Verywell Mind Editorial Process

Verywell Mind 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 content and reach more than 150 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who are all focused on making sure our information is clear, accurate, and actually useful so you can make confident choices about your mental health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, therapists, health journalists, and other mental health experts. These individuals are specifically selected for both their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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