Katelynn Rigano Education: New York University, Campbell University Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Expertise: Postpartum & Postpartum Mental Health Katelynn has six years of experience in the mental health field, understanding the clinician side and the client side. Along with her experience in clinical research, she has recently gained experience in consumer research. Having worked in consumer research since 2021, she has hands on experience in evaluating health services and products ranging from clinician platforms, apps, services, to devices and testing kits.Highlights:Over six years of experience understanding mental health with specific interests in women's mental health, and postpartum mental healthHas over two years of experience understanding and researching products related to health in the form of services, products, appsPassion for mental health and scientific literacy for all Experience 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 assists individuals to acquire the mental health care they need. She has specific interests in trauma and related disorders, women's mental health, and postpartum mental health.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. With experience in clinical research, she primarily focuses her research interests on understanding how our own experiences can shape our livelihoods. In 2021, she began to extend her research interests to the consumer side, gaining experience in health marketing research. Throughout that experience, she has gained hands-on insight into the key facts that need to be understood when looking into a product or service to better someone's mental health. Education 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. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.