Katie Mannion Title: Writer Education: Maryville University of St. Louis, St. Charles Community College Location: St. Louis, MO • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience helping patients of all ages• Freelance writer with passion for helping people improve their mental health and wellness• Published in Healthline, SheKnows, People and more Experience Katie Mannion is a freelance writer and Occupational Therapy Assistant with clinical experience across multiple healthcare and education settings. She currently works with the geriatric population in skilled nursing facilities as well as pediatric patients in early childhood and elementary schools.As a writer, she focuses on various aspects related to mental health, wellness, relationships, and entertainment. Her work has been featured in various publications including Healthline, People, SheKnows, and more. Education Katie Mannion has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Maryville University of St. Louis. She also holds an Associates of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from St. Charles Community College. She has been certified by the NBCOT and is licensed to practice OT in the state of Missouri. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.