Lorraine DeRosa Title: Writer Education: Skidmore College, BA, The School of Visual Arts, MPS Location: Brooklyn, NY Expertise: Mental health, emotional development, psychology, human development, wellbeing, social-emotional growth, trauma and healing, science, neuroscience, psychotherapy Lorraine DeRosa is a freelance writer with over a decade of experience researching and reporting on health, mental health, science, and human development for outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post, WSJ, Parents, LifeHacker, and GoodHousekeeping, among others. Experience After earning her BA in English and creative writing, Lorraine earned her MPS in art therapy and psychology while working in marketing and PR.Lorraine was the recipient of an award for excellence and the SVA Masters' Chairman's Grant for her years of internships as a therapist, working both with adult patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in group, and individual sessions with adolescents and children at New Alternatives for Children, in New York City.Lorraine has been researching and covering topics related to health and mental health including trauma and healing, anxiety, childhood development, social and emotional growth, chronic and terminal illness, parenting, and more, for close to 15 years. Education Skidmore College, BAThe School of Visual Arts, MPS 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.