About - BRIGID Magazine


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 science journalist covering genetics, medical innovations, psychology, and health. Her focus is on bridging aspects of the humanities and science, and making science information accessible and meaningful to a wide variety of individuals. She received her English degree from Simon Fraser University and is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the Association of Health Care Journalists. A lifelong learner with many interests, she has completed certificates in epigenetics, personalized medicine, physiology, genetics and evolution. @kristenhovet | kristen@brigidmag.com

Sheri Heller

Writer: 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 "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, and is a story consultant for Hollywood Health & Society. @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

Website Art Design: Taymoor

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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