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Katherine S.

Average rate
$80–100/hour
  • Joined October 2019

Katherine has over 15 years of experience writing about health, education, and lifestyle for various businesses and publishers.

  • Houston, TX, USA
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Katherine S.
Houston, TX, USA

Experience

Summary

Have written for:
*Beach House Center for Recovery
*Bird Watcher's Digest
*Highlights for Children
*Institute for Writers
*The Menninger Clinic
*Old Farmer's Almanac
*Shady Oak Primary School
*The Upper Room
*Writer's Digest

Work history

Ghost Blogger (volunteer)
"Through purposeful education, we create a culture based around child-centered learning. No one enjoys being micro-managed. So why should we do that to our children? A child-centered education gives our students a choice in how they learn."
Freelance Ghostwriter
"At Beach House, our unique formula for a future free from addiction is a three-part blend of people, purpose, and passion that guarantees our clients a successful recovery and a lifetime that’s joyously free of the stranglehold of drugs and alcohol."
Freelance Blogger (ghost)
"Our dual-diagnosis approach is what sets us apart from many other detox centers. This method allows us to treat not only the physical symptoms of drug detoxification, but also to address the underlying causes."
Freelance Writer
"We believe that people can and do change. Lakeview Health serves as a beacon of light for patients seeking help and hope. We’re passionate about supporting people through their transition to recovery."
Freelance Blogger
"Kemah Palms Recovery provides hope and healing for individuals recovering from substance abuse and addiction by treating each day as a promise to their future, not as a consequence of their past."
Freelance Writer
Major online database for mental-health-related articles.
Freelance Ghostwriter
"A nationally ranked leader in the treatment of serious mental illness. Menninger clinicians have expertise in many disorders, including: anxiety, addiction, bipolar disorder, depression, personality disorders, suicide attempts and self-harm."
Freelance Writer/Contributing Editor
Major continuing-education provider of courses and articles/books for freelance writers. Mission: to help writers develop professional careers.

Portfolio

Could I Possibly Be an Abusive Parent?

Are you confused about the meaning of "child abuse"? Have you heard that name applied to means of discipline you always thought acceptable, and are you worrying that you're being too strict--or worse--with your children? Test yourself against these principles.

How to Make Yourself Look Good Without Lying

As a freelance writer seeking new work opportunities, do you worry about "misrepresenting" yourself? Does it seem that misrepresenting yourself is the only way to convince editors you have adequate experience? There are ways to be honest without being too modest for your own good.

Feeling Down? 5 Positive Habits to Thrive as a Freelance Writer

Many freelancers easily get perfectionistic and overly critical of themselves. Develop these five positive habits to stay optimistic about your career.

7 Reasons Why Staying Healthy Is Fun

No, maintaining good health doesn't have to be an endless routine of tedious exercise and bland food. Taking care of yourself can and should be fun, and here are seven points of encouragement to live a healthy and an enjoyable life.

7 Ways for Those With Dysthymia to Get the Day Off to a Good Start

Even if you're cursed with a depression problem, you don't have to begin every day by cursing the world. Here's how to psych yourself up for a reasonably good day, starting with rising, breakfast, and personal development.

How to Cope When You Hit the "Feast" in the Freelance Blogger Feast and Famine Cycle

Everyone thinks earning a lot of money is the best thing that could happen to anyone--until they personally discover the responsibilities and overload that come with it. For those with variable income especially, here's how to cope with the high-earning periods.

Availability

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