Lauren Villa, M.P.H.
Credentials:Master's of Public Health, University of California (Berkeley)
Brittany Tackett is a transformational life coach, writer, and speaker in the mental health field. She partners with clients to help them gain clarity and direction, connect to a higher purpose, transform limiting beliefs, and break through layers of conditioning to foster new ways of being.
Brittany's clients include those recovering from substance addiction, young adults with ADHD, and entrepreneurs.
Lauren Brande received a scholarship from the Western Psychological Association for her impressive undergraduate work in perceptual processing. From there, she received her Master of Arts in Psychology from Boston University in 2014.
Lauren has dedicated her life to psychological research and has a particular interest in the effects that drugs and trauma have on the functioning brain. She has a strong belief that research should be accessible and easily digested, and is dedicated to sharing important findings that will improve rehabilitation.
Kelly Weimert is a full-time freelance writer with a master's degree in social work from the University of Michigan. Her clinical experience includes working with homeless adults in New York City to establish permanent housing, counseling children with behavioral disorders, and providing a range of direct services to individuals suffering from mental illnesses and substance abuse.
Her experience has greatly informed her desire to be an advocate and educator for vulnerable populations through the written word.
Lizmarie Maldonado is a biostatistician for The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (University of Miami). She conducts genetic research for Parkinson's disease.
After receiving her Master of Science in Public Health from the University of South Florida, Lizmarie worked as an epidemiologist at the local health department in Miami-Dade.
Valerie Brusamarello is a graduate of psychology at the University of Missouri. She has spent a lot of time researching addiction and abnormal psychology, and has also had friends and family who have struggled with addiction.
Aside from that, Valerie is a loving mother of 2 children and a Whippet puppy named Hugo. She’s also an avid cook, adventurer and traveler.
Adam Ferraresi started his career as a web developer and he loves his job from the day one. With time, as he progressed with his skill, he found his passion for writing about many different topics concerning web development. From that time, he has expanded his views and is now writing on all sorts of different subjects.
Adam is also a trusted writer of wefollowtech.com. He’s stationed in Dallas, where he spends his free time playing guitar and cooking for his friends
Marisa Crane, B.S., has experience both as a Behavioral Health Worker in a school setting for urban youth and as a Mental Health Worker for adolescents in a partial hospitalization program. Working closely with therapists, she helped implement treatment plans and prevention programs for individuals and intervened when problematic behaviors arose.
Marisa is currently pursuing her master's degree in Social Work from Widener University, while working full-time writing addiction and recovery related web articles.
Patrick Condron, a certified addictions counselor, is a freelance writer in the addictions field and is involved in ongoing education for professionals in the health care industry.
He is an associate member of The American Society of Addiction Medicine and has a Master of Science degree in Addiction Studies from King's College, London and Virginia Commonwealth University.