Hannah Owens

Hannah Owens
Title: Mental Health/General Health Editor
Education: New York University
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Mental Health
  • Hannah is the Mental Health Editor for performance marketing at Dotdash Meredith.
  • Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith, Hannah worked as a clinician treating people with serious mental illnesses. She has run therapy groups, provided individual counseling, and designed inclusive therapeutic programs for high-risk patients. 
  • She has also written assessment content for bachelor’s and master’s level social work and psychology exams and study content for the MCAT.

Experience

Hannah is the Mental Health Editor for performance marketing. After earning her LMSW from New York University, Hannah began as a mental health clinician, working in a community residence program for those with serious mental illness, a PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) program for people with SMI and addiction disorders, and providing group and individual therapy. She was also the sole developer for a program created specifically for patients at a high risk of hospitalization, which included overseeing a 24-hour phone hotline, designing and running multiple strengths-based groups, and managing a large caseload of clients.

Transitioning from clinical work, Hannah used her expertise in the mental health field to create extensive content for higher education social work and psychology materials. She has written and edited assessment questions for bachelor’s and master’s level exams and created educational scripts used as study materials for various MCAT subjects. Additionally, Hannah worked as a project manager developing Social Emotional Learning activity cards for elementary schools, managing her own team of freelance writers, illustrators, and graphic designers.

Hannah brings a unique combination of skills to her work as an editor, utilizing her clinical experience to make difficult mental health topics feel manageable and approachable, while also providing multiple perspectives to the field of mental health.

Education

Hannah has a master’s in social work from New York University, graduating with a 4.0 GPA and a membership in the Phi Alpha Honor Society, Pi Pi Chapter. She also attended NYU as an undergraduate, earning her BFA in Theatre and a minor in Anthropology with honors in only three years.

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