Mary X. Dennis Title: Writer Education: Columbia University Location: Ithaca, New York Expertise: Mental Health, Neurology, Environmental Science, Asian cultural issues - Student therapist and freelance writer with a passion for maternal mental health- Founder of Postpartum Brain, a website designed to educate and encourage people on perinatal mental health- Experience writing for Healthline, Motherly, and more Experience Mary X. Dennis worked as Arts and Culture Editor of the Beijinger, where her concern for China's environmental issues led her to a degree in Science Journalism from Columbia University. Since graduating, her interest in mental health issues dovetailed with the pandemic and our society's increasing need for care and information on mental health. 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.