About - BRIGID Magazine

About

BRIGID Magazine is a Canadian health and wellness news site founded in May 2018. Our readers are science-conscious individuals who value factual news delivered jargon-free.

We are passionate about health and wellness news delivered in an interesting and open-minded way. Our journalists bring you the latest in Health, Psychology, and Social Issues from reliable sources around the world. Where applicable, we take a solutions journalism approach. We believe that journalism should inform, inspire, and empower.


Kristen Hovet

Founding Editor: Kristen Hovet
Kristen is a journalist and writer covering health, medical innovations, psychology, and social issues. Her focus is on bridging aspects of the humanities and science, and making information accessible and meaningful to a diverse audience. She is working on her second degree in Psychology at Simon Fraser University and is a member of the National Association of Science Writers. A lifelong learner with many interests, she has completed certificates in epigenetics, personalized medicine, physiology, genetics and evolution. @kristenhovet | Facebookkristen@brigidmag.com




Sheri Heller

Writer: Rev. Sheri Heller
Sheri is a soon-to-be Montreal-based psychotherapist and interfaith minister specializing in the treatment of complex trauma and addictive disorders. She is also a freelance writer, a playwright, and the creator of a therapeutic theatre event, "The Sistah Tribe Phoenix Project". Sheri's journey of recovery was told through an animated film short by OC87 Recovery Diaries, which aired on PBS in 2017. She is the author of "Women on the Edge," a collection of short stories about women whose lives are plagued by cruelty, deprivation, oppression, and violence. Sheri also authored "A Clinician's Journey from Complex Trauma to Thriving: Reflections on Abuse, C-PTSD and Reclamation," and is listed as a media resource for HARO and WMC SheSource. @sheriheller | Facebook | sheri@brigidmag.com



Chantelle Clark

Writer: Chantelle Clark
Chantelle is a freelance writer specializing in website blogs, academic articles, and seductive web copy. When she isn't writing, you can find her tucked away in her reading nook, fine-tuning her fitness levels, or nerding out over the latest gaming craze. @kementarrii








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About Our Name


Our name, BRIGID, is inspired by Brigid, goddess of healing, poetry, and fire. Brigid was later syncretized into the Catholic church, as Saint Brigid of Kildare. (We are not affiliated with any religion or ideology.)

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