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Top Mental Health Experts

Gabe

Gabe Howard, Mental Health Writer, Speaker, and Activist

Gabe
Addiction
Anxiety
Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Eating Disorders
Mental Health
Obesity
Blogger
Crowdsourcing
Executive Coach
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Peer Support
Public Relations
Social Media
Social Networking
reynoldsburg, OH
available as required

Gabe Howard is a professional public speaker, award-winning writer, and award-winning activist as well a person living with bipolar and anxiety disorders.

Diagnosed in 2003, he has made it his mission to put a human face on mental illness, confronting the fear, discrimination, and stigmatization people diagnosed with these illnesses often face.

Gabe has been the recipient of multiple prestigious awards in the mental health community. His writing has been featured in a number of health sites online. He has worked with several respected advocacy organizations and worked with hundreds of families and individuals.

He currently hosts The Psych Central Show Podcast sponsored by PsychCentral.com, writes for bipolar Magazine, and is the author of the blog, Don't Call Me Crazy.

Lisa

Founder of Harvesting Happiness & Creator of Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio ~ Positive Lifestyle Management

Lisa
Aging/Senior Health
Alternative Medicine
Brain Health
Caregiving
Depression
Healthy Living
Menopause
Mental Health
Parenting and Family Health
Sexual Health
Thyroid Diseases
Women's Health
2 More 2 Less
Blogger
Business Development
Executive Coach
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Other
Program Development
Reporter
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
1 More 1 Less
Los Angeles, CA
available as required

Lisa Cypers Kamen, M.A. is an applied positive psychology coach, author,
documentary filmmaker, and radio show host specializing in sustainable wellbeing and lifestyle management. Additionally, she is an experienced spokesperson and brand ambassador for corporations including The Florida Department of Citrus and Katie K Activewear.

Lisa’s global consulting practice focuses on mission-driven addiction and trauma recovery supporting clients in balancing their minds, bodies and emotions resulting in greater overall wellbeing and the transformation of Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) into Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG). Through her work, clients are empowered and supported to achieve increased self-mastery, optimal functioning and to reclaim their lives.

Lisa is a 'reformed clinically depressed person' who leads by example the virtues of a balanced mind, body, spirit, and soul. She is a health advocate for depression/mental health, addiction, healthy aging, optimal lifestyle, and more.

Hetlena

The Lupus Liar / Living Your Best Life While Living with Lupus

Hetlena
Alternative Medicine
Anemia
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Caregiving
CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
Chronic Illness
Lupus
Mental Health
Women's Health
Blogger
Clinical Research
Consumer Engagement
Copywriter
Editor
Event Planner
Executive Coach
Health Data Tracking
Influencer Marketing
Online Moderation
Peer Support
Program Development
Social Media
Social Networking
4 More 4 Less
Columbia, SC
available 21-30 hours/week

Hetlena has been integral in bringing lupus to the forefront of awareness in South Carolina. Her main goal is to raise awareness of and advocacy for lupus patients, like herself, in South Carolina. Hetlena now serves as the Chief Volunteer Officer of the newly transitioned LFA South Carolina Community Partner (LFASCCP). She leads and coordinates the training of support group leaders in the state of South Carolina. Her work with lupus sparked a partnership with the Institute for Partnership to Eliminate Health Disparities (IPEHD) Arnold School of Public Health of the University of South Carolina to spread the word on the development of a South Carolina Lupus Registry. Hetlena’s flagship company, The Lupus Liar, allows her to educate, advocate and raise awareness about lupus as a highly sought after speaker, critically acclaimed author, coach, presenter and trainer. She is well-versed in data management, community awareness strategies, and lupus education presentations.

Breck

Cystic Fibrosis Advocate

Breck
Caregiving
Children's Health
Cystic Fibrosis
Mental Health
Parenting and Family Health
Rare Diseases
Blogger
Peer Support
Reporter
Social Media
Social Networking
Hewitt, TX
available 10-20 hours/week

Breck Gamel, is a patient advocate and blogger at http://initforbennett.com. She is a mother of three young children, including Bennett, her seven year old with cystic fibrosis. Breck advocates for patients alongside the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Breck is leader within the Cystic Fibrosis Learning Network and co-chairs the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Patient and Family Research Advisory Council.

Shane

Founder of the Speaking to the Heart Radio Network

Shane
Addiction
Anxiety
Brain Health
Chronic Illness
Depression
Disabilities
Mental Health
Migraine
Other
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Stroke
1 More 1 Less
Blogger
Editor
Event Planner
Executive Coach
Influencer Marketing
Peer Support
Proofreader
Public Relations
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
1 More 1 Less
Troy, NY
available 40+ hours/week

In 2012, I decided to utilize my expertise in process management along with my advocacy for Mental Health Issues from a patient's point of view. I have been a Keynote Speaker on subjects such as depression, borderline personality disorder, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. In 2013, I wrote a motivational piece titled "Arisen Strength". The piece took a journey from despair to strength, and then from strength to purpose in helping others. In 2014, I created a motivational podcast called "Arisen Strength" aimed to help others be more than the challenges they face. In 2015. I developed an internet radio network to showcase awareness and support for all types of challenges.

I can provide, but not limited to:

> Radio Advertising (Audio and Digital)
> A platform to bring awareness to a cause, condition or brand
> Professional interviews
> Professional audio and video editing
> Professional voice-over
> Audio Narration (Audiobooks Podcast, Educational Materials)

Danny

Founder Health Hats

Danny
Addiction
Alternative Medicine
Autoimmune Diseases
Children's Health
Developmental Disabilities
Health Public Policy
Men's Health
Mental Health
Multiple Sclerosis
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Blogger
Business Development
Clinical Research
Consumer Engagement
Editor
Executive Coach
Mobile App Development
Peer Support
Project Management
Strategy
Usability Testing
1 More 1 Less
Arlington, MA
available 10-20 hours/week

An action catalyst empowering people traveling together toward best health (patients, caregivers, and clinicians) Danny wears many hats in healthcare: pt with MS, caregiver, nurse, informaticist and QI leader. His current work focuses on communication at transitions of care, person-centered health planning, informed decision-making, and technology supporting solutions created by and for people at the center. He advises entrepreneurs about strategy, infrastructure, and user-friendly workflows and technology. He teaches and coaches front-line managers. He serves as a patient/caregiver stakeholder representative on Technical Expert Panels for Shared Decision Support and PCORnet and sits on the Steering Committee for the AHRQ-supported Clinical Decision Support Learning Network. He reviews PCORI research funding applications and serves as co-chair of PCORI’s Communication and Dissemination Advisory Panel. He blogs weekly at www.health-hats.com.

Sue

WEGO Health Staff

Sue
Healthy Living
Mental Health
Consumer Insights
Influencer Marketing
Proofreader
Social Media
Boston, MA
available as required

WEGO Health Staff

Wendy

20+ Years Leader in Patient Ed

Wendy
Aging/Senior Health
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysms
Caregiving
Dementia
Diabetes - Type 2
Epilepsy
Fitness
Glaucoma
Gout
Healthy Living
Melanoma
Men's Health
Menopause
Mental Health
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Stroke
Women's Health
10 More 10 Less
Blogger
Business Development
Consumer Engagement
Copywriter
Digital Marketing
Editor
Marketing
Online Moderation
Program Development
Public Relations
Reporter
Social Media
Strategy
3 More 3 Less
Baltimore, MD
available as required

In the early 90s I went from my healthcare journalism background to both print and online marketing. I have a special expertise in reaching America's aging population, their families and caregivers. For 10 years I've had a Boomers & Beyond section on my website. I write and plan for this growing arena working with Fortune 500, non-profits, hospitals and many others....helping them win awards, gain recognition. You'll see much more as you continue.

Rachel

Schizophrenic Speaker and Educator

Rachel
ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
Brain Health
Child Behavior Disorders
Depression
Disabilities
Fitness
Mental Health
Rare Diseases
Schizophrenia
Clinical Research
Consumer Insights
Digital Marketing
Influencer Marketing
Other
Peer Support
Product & App Testing
Program Development
Reporter
Social Media
Social Networking
Video
2 More 2 Less
Rock Hill, SC
available as required

Schizophrenic speaker and author of "Lil' Broken Star" a book for children with schizophrenia to help them learn management techniques.

Rachel Star Withers is a dynamic and can help people understand what people with mental disorders go through and assist those with disorders to learn management techniques to deal with the hallucinations, delusions, depression, suicidal urges...

Rachel makes videos on her youtube page documenting her schizophrenic for the past 11 years.

Sarah

Author, Health Writer, and Patient Advocate for Migraine and Mental Health

Sarah
Alternative Medicine
Anxiety
Bipolar Disorder
Birth Control
Caregiving
Child Behavior Disorders
Children's Health
Chronic Illness
Depression
Disabilities
Epilepsy
Healthy Living
Learning Disorders
Mental Health
Migraine
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Parenting and Family Health
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pregnancy
Seasonal Allergy
Seizures
Sexual Health
Skin Health/Diseases
Women's Health
14 More 14 Less
Blogger
Business Development
Consumer Engagement
Copywriter
Digital Marketing
Editor
Finance
Human Resources
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Online Moderation
Operations
Project Management
Proofreader
Reporter
Social Media
6 More 6 Less
Dripping Springs, TX
available as required

Sarah Hackley is most known for her work as a patient advocate spreading awareness of life with chronic migraine. She has been featured on numerous health blogs and is a regular contributor for Migraine.com, where she utilizes her personal experiences and educational background in neuropsychology to educate others on issues affecting the migraine community. She also is the author of two self-empowerment books, "Finding Happiness with Migraines: A Do It Yourself Guide" and "Preparing to Fly: Financial Freedom from Domestic Abuse." She also speaks, writes, and coaches patients on how to live fully and joyfully with chronic illness. Additional information can be found on her website: www.sarahhackley.com.

Aaron

Advocate, Writer and Social Commentator

Aaron
Addiction
Clinical Trials
Health Public Policy
HIV/AIDS
Men's Health
Mental Health
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Clinical Research
Crowdsourcing
Digital Marketing
Influencer Marketing
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
Saint Louis, MO
available 10-20 hours/week

I am an experienced public speaker who has been contracted to speak at events ranging from the Pathways to Adulthood Convening (Administration of Children, Youth and Families), ADAP Advocacy Association, Missouri Department of Corrections (HIV and Prison Populations), PrEP Advocacy Panel at the Hollywood Improv, just to name a few. I have been a guest lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis as well as Saint Louis University.

I blog regularly for The Body, Advocate and Huffington Post. My HIV Journey on Youtube has been seen around the world by more than a million viewers. Most recently I was featured in "Live bold, Live Now" which won the PM360 Elite award for patient advocacy. I have also been recognized in the Advocates "40 under 40" and the POZ 100 for my advocacy work within the field of HIV/AIDS.

Shirley

Founder, MenopauseChicks.com

Shirley
Aging/Senior Health
Alternative Medicine
Birth Control
Brain Health
Fitness
Health Public Policy
Healthy Living
Heart Health
Menopause
Mental Health
Nutrition
Osteoporosis
Sexual Health
Women's Health
4 More 4 Less
Blogger
Business Development
Consumer Engagement
Consumer Insights
Copywriter
Marketing
Mobile App Development
Online Moderation
Peer Support
Product Development
Program Development
Project Management
Public Relations
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
6 More 6 Less
Port Moody, 02
available 40+ hours/week

-women's health advocate
-empower women to navigate perimenopause & menopause with confidence and ease
-unbiased; while I share my own journey & experiences, I am not endorsed by a particular brand or modality
-product development: 30 years in marketing & communication
-researcher
-author
-producer
-speaker: www.tinyurl.com/ShirleyWeirTedTalk

Judith

Awareness Advocate

Judith
Anemia
Anxiety
Aphasia
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Chronic Illness
Depression
Fibromyalgia
Mental Health
Migraine
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Psoriasis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
3 More 3 Less
Blogger
Online Moderation
Social Media
Social Networking
Tura Beach Australia, MT
available 10-20 hours/week

I make awareness graphics and have a United Advocacy Australia Facebook Page to raise awareness of various Diseases. If it raises awareness then that is good for patients living with these conditions.
I use multiple social Media channels Facebook,Pinterest,Twitter,Tumblr,
LinkedIn,Instagram and Google+. I believe in working together to make a difference and volunteer with the International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis and The International Pain Foundation I am also a member of the #CureArthritis Team for the Arthritis National Research Foundation. I am an ambassador for the Blue Ribbon Project as well. I have contributed in the IPain Living Magazine from the International Pain Foundation.
I am also a writer and have just recently finished writing for Real Life Diaries Living With Rheumatic Disease due for Release during 2017. I am a Passionate Chronic Illness Advocate and together we can all make a difference by uniting in the fight. Eg #UniteInthefightagainstArthritis.

Deondre

LGBTQ Activist and HIV/AIDS & Sexual Health Expert

Deondre
HIV/AIDS
Mental Health
Sexual Health
Consumer Engagement
Event Planner
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
Beaumont, TX
available as required

I'm a Human Rights Activist & HIV/AIDS Advocate. I am a former intern of the Human Rights Campaign. As well as a writer for an online magazine (HIV Equal), AIDS.gov, and contributor to The Huffington Post, I am also an ambassador for Grater Than AIDS, and have had the pleasure of being a part of their new "We Are Family" campaign, featuring my mother and family. This campaign was produced by the Elton John AIDS Foundation and has been debuted on major networks and media outlets.

My work and experience has developed and grown on a national, soon to be international level. I have given speeches, done community engagements, presentations, and facilitated for pharmaceutical companies and corporate businesses, as well as plenary speeches and seminars at various universities and national conferences.

I am an expert at public speaking and writing. I specialize in social media marketing and consulting. As well as in creating initiatives and social responsibility for organizations.

Kristin

Digital Marketing, Healthcare and Beyond

Kristin
Anxiety
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
Chronic Illness
Depression
Fibromyalgia
Mental Health
Migraine
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
1 More 1 Less
Blogger
Consumer Engagement
Consumer Insights
Copywriter
Digital Marketing
Editor
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Online Moderation
Peer Support
Project Management
Proofreader
Public Relations
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
6 More 6 Less
Grand Rapids, MI
available as required

Strategy, management, monitoring, creation, and scheduling of social media channels and applicable content.

Editor; graphics, overall editorial calendar, and management of all blog authors.

Creation of social media corporate strategy, as well as social media training modules for internal education and overall brand vision.

Management of paid search, paid social media, goal conversions, and SEO/SEM with Google AdWords, Google Analytics, and Social Media Advertising platforms.

Content Management, editing, and creation for external-facing website; proficient in Sitecore CMS.

Digital marketing analytics strategy, reporting, and recommendations with the following tools and tactics: social media metrics, paid search metrics, email marketing metrics, website metrics, from Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Hootsuite Ads, Exact Target, and Facebook Ads Manager.

Hootsuite certified.

Scott

Physcian, Executive, Entrepreneur, Healer, Leader and Sharer

Scott
Addiction
Aging/Senior Health
Alternative Medicine
Anxiety
Chronic Illness
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Diabetes
Eating Disorders
Fitness
Healthy Living
Heart Disease
High Risk Pregnancy
Men's Health
Mental Health
Neuromuscular Disorders
Nutrition
Obesity
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Parenting and Family Health
Pregnancy
Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Stroke
12 More 12 Less
Business Development
Clinical Research
Consumer Engagement
Copywriter
Finance
Health Data Tracking
Influencer Marketing
Operations
Product Development
Program Development
Project Management
Proofreader
Strategy
3 More 3 Less
Leawood, KS
available 10-20 hours/week

Experience in healthcare practice, anesthesia, pain management, peri-operative medicine, critical care, obstetrics, all surgeries and all ages.
Well versed in helping others with health and wellness through lifestyle, nutrition, activity, mental and physical health management.
Business development, strategic oversight and advising, finance, marketing, growth, and leadership.
Looking for advising, consulting, panels, research, collaboration, and leadership sharing roles in all areas of health, wellness, clinical practice, patient care and management, technology solutions, business models, caregiver solutions, health care business, health care policy, health care reform, education, design and payment.

Maria

Founder, My Life as a Puddle / Hyperhidrosis, Ulcerative Colitis, Hashimoto's Advocate

Maria
Autoimmune Diseases
Depression
Gastrointestinal Diseases
IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
Mental Health
Rare Diseases
Skin Health/Diseases
Ulcerative Colitis
Blogger
Business Development
Consumer Engagement
Copywriter
Digital Marketing
Editor
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Proofreader
Public Relations
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
3 More 3 Less
Loveland, CO
available less than 10 hours/week

PASSIONATE & CREATIVE WRITER, EDITOR, CONTENT STRATEGIST

Deliver quality, professional communication skills in a fast-paced environment. Successfully write marketing, communications, and web content for brands, brand ambassadors, products, service lines and key launches. A proven record in writing, planning, and leading communication strategies in support of business goals and objectives. A self-starter and team player, able to manage multiple projects, prioritize deadlines and plan from concept to launch and final analysis of ROI.

MIke

Transforming Stigma into Strength

MIke
Anxiety
Depression
Mental Health
Blogger
Influencer Marketing
Marketing
Social Media
Social Networking
Syosset, NY
available 10-20 hours/week

Mike Veny is one of America’s leading mental health speakers and a high energy drum circle facilitator. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations to meetings and conferences throughout the world. As a 2017 PM360 ELITE Award Winner, Mike is recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the healthcare industry.

Mike is fiercely committed to wellness, suicide prevention, and helping people work together more smoothly. If you are looking for a proven speaker who can address the stigma surrounding mental health and deliver a corporate drumming event, then you have come to the right place.

With 15 years of experience electrifying audiences and making meeting planners look good, his mission is to empower people to connect authentically.

Angela

Patient Advocate, Consultant, and Rheumatoid Arthritis Leader

Angela
Alternative Medicine
Autoimmune Diseases
Chronic Illness
Clinical Trials
Healthy Living
Mental Health
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjogren's Syndrome
Thyroid Diseases
Women's Health
1 More 1 Less
Blogger
Public Relations
Social Media
Brooklyn Center, MN
available 10-20 hours/week

I'm actively involved with patient advocacy work, especially regarding rheumatoid arthritis, chronic illness, chronic pain, mental health, and drug and medical device safety. I'm also a freelance health writer and photographer; my goals are to use my communication and creative skills to help others with chronic illnesses.

Shannon

Mental Health & Chronic Pain Patient, Advocate & Researcher

Shannon
Anxiety
Chronic Illness
Depression
Fibromyalgia
Mental Health
Pain (Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Women's Health
Peer Support
Program Development
Project Management
Social Media
Social Networking
Strategy
Calgary, 01
available 10-20 hours/week

A passionate professional with over ten years of healthcare operations experience, together with lived experience as a chronic pain patient and as a postpartum depression survivor, advocate and independent researcher I can bring a wealth of knowledge and insight to your next project. My expertise includes work in patient engagement and co-creation, peer support implementation, maternal mental health, mental health treatment modalities, social media outreach and engagement, online patient communities, and significant understanding in the social/cultural influences to mental health, addiction and chronic pain.

My preferred consulting engagements include planning, strategy and implementation of patient engagement, providing direction as to understanding disease pathways, stigma/shame related to mental health diagnosis and chronic pain along with research/writing opportunities.


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