Cathy Cassata

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Title: Health and Wellness Writer
Education: Dominican University, University of Chicago
Expertise: Health, Mental Health, Medical News, Inspiring People
  • Freelance writer with over 10 years of experience covering topics in health and wellness.
  • Published in Healthline, Verywell, Everyday Health, HuffPost, and more.


For more than 10 years, Cathy Cassata has written stories about health, mental health, medical news, and inspiring people. She has interviewed hundreds of experts from a wide range of backgrounds, including physicians, psychologists, sociologists, researchers, and scientists, as well as everyday people about their personal health journeys. With an aptitude for listening to others, asking thought-provoking questions, and writing with empathy and accuracy, Cathy crafts stories worth reading.

As a health writer, I listen to a person’s story for an hour, write about it for four to five hours, and keep it with me for the rest of my life.


Cathy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English writing and political science from Dominican University in River Forest, Ill. She also obtained an editing certificate from the University of Chicago.

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