Katie Mannion Title: Writer Education: Maryville University of St. Louis, St. Charles Community College Location: St. Louis Expertise: Psychology, Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Trauma, Autism, ADHD, Parenting, Relationships • 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 InStyle InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.