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Theodora Blanchfield

MFT Trainee, Mental Health Writer


Mental Health, Fitness


Working on your mental health is one of the bravest and most important things you can do for yourself. It can feel isolating, and so one of my life's goals, through writing, and in my training to become a therapist, is to help people feel less alone.

— Theodora Blanchfield


Theodora has been writing about mental health since 2011, long before it was cool to do so. She vulnerably shares her own struggles with anxiety and depression to help readers feel less alone. In 2020, she went back to school to become a Marriage and Family Therapist as well as Professional Clinical Counselor, in hopes of using her experiences to help others. She has been published on sites including Women's Health, Bustle, Healthline and more and quoted in sites including the New York Times, Shape and Marie Claire. Her background also includes writing about fitness and running.


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