Our Expert Panel

Our expert panel reviews non-medical articles. The board includes professional counselors, family consultants, lawyers, educationists, wedding planners, and event organizers. They provide their professional expertise to make our articles more relevant for the users. By reviewing our articles and sharing their inputs, the panel makes sure that we are providing accurate and factually correct information to our readers. We also have a medical review board consisting of pediatricians, gynecologists, and doctors from other medical specialties.

Expert Panel Members

Shivani Sikri
As the chief nutritionist and co-founder of Nutri4Verve, Shivani Sikri recommends a well-balanced, holistic lifestyle modification approach to her clients. She provides customized, balanced Indian fusion and international diets.   After completing her Masters, Shivani Sikri did a diploma in nutrition and health education, a postgraduate diploma in public health and nutrition (PGDPHN), and a […] Read More
Julie Matheney
MS, CCC-SLP/CLEC/IBCLC
Julie Matheney did her Master’s degree in speech-language pathology and has worked on feeding and swallowing disorders for over a decade. As part of a hospital-based rehabilitation team, she works on helping children to feed and swallow. Having worked in the NICU, she discovered her passion for breastfeeding and became an IBCLC in 2017. She […] Read More
Claudia Wilson
MS, RDN, CSSD, CSCS
Claudia Wilson is a registered dietitian/ nutritionist, a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition (CSSD), and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She founded ALL of NUTRITION and authored ONE-TWO PUNCH. She holds a BS in Public Health and an MS in Nutrition. Claudia spent 10 years as sports nutritionist for the University of […] Read More
Rhasheda Lawery
Rhasheda is a certified love and relationship expert with a history of successfully helping women attract and keep the love they deserve. She runs a private practice, serving a global clientele that includes CEOs, attorneys, entrepreneurs, surgeons, and actors, among others.   Her service includes a personal one-on-one coaching program, mastermind group coaching, and other […] Read More
Jessica Groff
Jessica Groff runs her private practice Jessica Groff Nutrition, and conducts the Live Like a Mother Podcast. She educates her clients on holistic nutrition practices. She believes and advocates food and lifestyle changes to maintain body and mind wellness.  Jessica’s professional services target the overall health and wellbeing through the use of natural foods and […] Read More
Iten Elyassaki
MA, LPC
Iten Elyassaki is a Licensed Professional Counselor experienced in serving clients with diverse needs. She works with children, adolescents, and adults needing support with stress management, relationship challenges, self-esteem, behavioral issues, trauma, marital discord, infidelity, parenting difficulties, grief, and addictions. Currently working with ENI, she uses a variety of therapeutic interventions to develop a holistic […] Read More
Jenni Johnson
RN
Jenni Johnson is a registered nurse, psychiatric nurse and midwife. She has been looking after new parents from her practice in Durban, South Africa for the last 20 years. Her ante and post-natal clinic set the foundation for parenting and is known to be available to parents at any time. Her passion is with the […] Read More
Natalie Jay
LCSW
Natalie Jay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in San Diego County with a specialty in depression, anxiety, trauma, couple therapy, and addiction. She has a Bachelors degree in Psychological & Brain Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis and a Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from San Diego State University. Natalie has worked […] Read More
Arushi Agrawal
IBCLC
Arushi Agarwal is a certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) who started as a mom. She works at Surya Hospital, Jaipur. Her struggles through the journey of breastfeeding led her to her mission of passionately creating awareness about the struggles of breastfeeding and the need for help. She envisions to make every mother’s breastfeeding journey a memorable […] Read More
Dr. Elizabeth Roberts
PhD, MSc, BSc, SRD
Dr Elizabeth Roberts is a registered dietitian based in Somerset, United Kingdom. She was raised mostly abroad and lived her early life in Norway, Greece and Germany. It was experiencing different eating cultures and behaviors that sparked her interest in food and nutrition. She graduated with an Honours Degree in Dietetics from Harokopio University, Athens, […] Read More
Lavleen Kaur
M.Sc, M.Ed
Lavleen Kaur is a renowned dietitian and lifestyle coach from Chandigarh. Also known as the people’s dietitian, she is a non-believer in stringent nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Taking a holistic approach, she encourages the use of food as medicine. Lavleen holds multiple masters degrees in Foods […] Read More
Regina Kincaid
RM, IBCLC
Regina qualified as a midwife in 2005 in Germany and has since worked in maternity care in England and Ireland. She achieved stage 1 of the UNICEF Baby Friendly accreditation as infant feeding lead midwife at Ealing Hospital in London and worked in the lactation team of the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. She […] Read More
Rosalind Sedacca
CDC
Rosalind Sedacca is the founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network which provides advice, programs, coaching and other resources for parents who are facing, moving through or transitioning after a divorce. She is the author of How Do I Tell the Kids About The Divorce? A Create-a-Storybook Guide To Preparing Your Children – With Love! This […] Read More
Nicola Lott
BA (hons), Certified Literacy & Math interventionist
Nicola ‘gets it’. She’s been that kid sitting in class, letting the world wash over her because the teacher was moving at a pace she couldn’t follow. She’s been the parent, pulling her hair out trying to help her smart kid to be successful enough to get average grades in school. She’s also been the […] Read More
Emily Hanlon
Clinical Psychologist
Emily Hanlon, otherwise known as, The Playful Psychologist, is a Clinical Psychologist from Sydney. She is also the proud mum of an 15-month-old boy. Holding a masters degree in Clinical Psychology, Emily has a specific interest in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delay. She has experience providing individual and group therapy for children, adolescents, […] Read More
Meghna Chitalia
Meghna Chitalia is an event planner in Mumbai and has been in the industry since the year 2000. She is the founder and director of Party Planet Events that organizes children’s birthday parties, baby showers, milestone parties, etc. She has hands-on experience in planning, creation, production, and execution of events.    Meghana makes sure she […] Read More
Brianne Thompson
MS RD CD
Brianne Thompson is a registered dietitian specializing in prenatal and lactation nutrition and is a mom to two boys. She has extensive experience working with hospitalized patients in critical care, cardiac and gastrointestinal surgery specialties, but became interested in prenatal nutrition when she was trying to conceive. After her own struggles, it became her passion […] Read More
Kim Shapira
MS, R.D
Kim Shapira is a celebrity dietitian and food therapist with over 25 years of experience. She earned her BS in Exercise Science and Kinesiology from Tulane University and an MS in Human Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition from Boston University.  Her experience ranges from working in hospitals, sports clinics, and addiction centers, to teaching at CSUN […] Read More
Dana Sciullo
MOT, OTR/L
Dana Sciullo is a licensed and registered occupational therapist in the US, specializing in pediatrics. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh.  Dana has been working as an occupational therapist since 2015 in multiple settings including schools, outpatient clinics, and telehealth. Having completed extensive […] Read More
Bela Bhatt
Bela Bhatt is an event planner and owner of Bright Candle Events – a seven-year-old company that beliefs in crafting memories. The company successfully executes corporate events, birthday parties, wedding solutions, baby showers, theme events, and sangeet nights, to name a few. Armed with 12 years of business development and marketing experience, she has led […] Read More
Aika Marchant
Aika Marchant is a marriage and family therapist, licensed in Texas and California. She specializes in trauma, couple therapy, and multicultural counseling. Her mother is a Japanese immigrant and her father is a white American. She grew up in Japan and moved to America when she was nine years old. Aika came from a family […] Read More
Natasha Uspensky
Natasha Uspensky is a certified holistic nutrition counselor, Ayurvedic practitioner, wellness blogger, and founder of NU Health & Wellness and The Organic Beauty. She practices a holistic approach to wellness, believing that health and happiness come from achieving a sense of balance in all areas of life — from food, movement, and environment, to relationships, […] Read More
Jessica Hartley
MA
Jessica Hartley is a relationship coach, weekly radio host, and founder of The Legendary Love Program. She coaches men, women, and couples all over the world, empowering them to single-handedly lead their marriage into a solid, passionate, and deeply rewarding relationship- without separation, divorce or spend years in talk therapy. She works closely with her […] Read More
Emma Mathews
MSc
Emma Mathews is a psychotherapist trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), psychosexual and relationship therapy. She has also completed additional training in working with sexual addictions and has an MSc in psychological trauma. She is accredited by the BABCP, EMDR UK and Ireland, and COSRT. Emma previously worked as […] Read More
Rebecca Hughes
BHS
Rebecca Hughes is a Functional Medicine Naturopath with special interests in skin conditions, women’s and children’s health, and digestive health. She specializes in treating health issues such as chronic IBS, acne, eczema, hormonal imbalances such as PCOS, giving people a new lease of life where they’d previously lost hope. Since graduating from Southern Cross University […] Read More
Caroline Klebl
PhD
Caroline Klebl has been teaching yoga since 1997. She teaches yoga teacher training courses in Los Angeles and in beautiful international retreat destinations. She trained in Mysore, India with Ashtanga Yoga guru K. Pattabhi Jois from 1999 to 2008. She received a Ph.D. in Yoga from the Indian University of Alternative Medicine in 2010.  In […] Read More
Dt. Pallavi Jassal
MSc
Dt. Pallavi Jassal specializes in diet and nutrition. With 18 years of experience, she is a senior consultant dietitian and nutritionist at LiveLifeMore Diet & Wellness Clinic, Chandigarh, India. She completed her B.Sc. (Dietetics) and M.Sc. (Foods and Nutrition) from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab. She is certified by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management […] Read More
Jessie White
LCSW & Psychotherapist
Jessie White is the founder of ‘Thrive: Children, Parents and Families’, where she is the clinical director, head psychotherapist, and parent educator. She completed her postgraduate course in Psychotherapy from Pathways Institute, Sydney in 2017. She primarily works with Process Oriented Psychology and Sandplay Therapy. She specializes in family and couples psychotherapy and parent education […] Read More
Michelle Bowyer
MSWQ
Michelle Bowyer is the founder of Ocean Grace, a center for therapeutic counseling, behavior intervention, and relationship services. She is an accredited social worker with a Masters’ in Social Work (MSWQ). With over 20 years of experience in providing support and interventions to children, adults, and families across three different countries, she aims to support […] Read More
Dan Martin
MSc
Dan Martin is a Registered Psychologist (AU), Licensed Professional Counselor (USA), and a Nationally Certified Counselor (USA). He is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society, the Singapore Association for Counselling, and the Singapore Psychological Society. Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Psychology (Clinical). […] Read More
Joanne Aubrey
IBCLC
Joanne Aubrey is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), nurse, and a proud mom to three children. She is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) and Lactation Consultants of Great Britain (LCGB). Aubrey works internationally, supporting women to achieve their breastfeeding goals. With five years of experience, she specializes in maternal […] Read More
Jill Lancaster
RN and IBCLC
Jill Lancaster from Springville, Utah, graduated from Brigham Young University College of Nursing with BSN in 1997. She has worked as a Registered Nurse and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and has more than 21 years of experience working with breastfeeding mothers and babies. She has extensive experience in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and […] Read More
Ashley Baldwin
Licensed Professional Counselor
Ashley Baldwin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who specializes in Perinatal Health. After her Master’s in Counseling, she did certifications in Perinatal Mental Health and is a Certified Addictions Counselor (CACII), with more than 13 years of counseling experience. She has been private practice since 2018.    Ashley has a passion for helping women […] Read More
Kay Lakka
MSc
Kay Lakka is the founder of Londontherapy, a busy psychological practise in the center of London. She holds a BSc (hons) in psychology and MSc in the psychodynamics of human development and has numerous post graduate diplomas including advanced psychotherapy, guidance through dreams and psychosexual relationship counselling.  Also a doula and hypnobirthing teacher, Kay is […] Read More
Danielle Sheppard
LPCC
Danielle Sheppard is a licensed clinician who helps individuals and couples realize and achieve their true potential. She recognizes that every person or couple is different in terms of goals, aspirations, and the pursuit of happiness, and that each journey is different. She has a passion for being witness to individuals as they see and […] Read More
Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin
MS, LCPC
Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin is a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist (Advanced Clinician) and Certified Imago Workshop Presenter. Together with his wife Rivka, he founded The Marriage Restoration Project, a global initiative to help keep couples together and happy. Rabbi Slatkin has made it their mission to help save marriages in two days by way of marriage […] Read More
Jennifer Renee Chu
Jenn Chu is the owner and operator of Little Ones Welcome in San Francisco. She offers services in her private practice, and virtually. Her focus is on the health and wellbeing of the individual. She specializes in women’s care with an emphasis on conception, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and pediatric support. Jenn took her graduate degree […] Read More
Yinés Garcia-Taylor
BSN, RN, IBCLC
Yinés Garcia-Taylor is an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), registered nurse (RN), mother, and founder of Prenatal Yini; a private in-home and virtual lactation consulting service. She supports breastfeeding families in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Through private virtual lactation consultations, she empowers breastfeeding families worldwide. Yines has earned a bachelor’s degree in International Business […] Read More
Mary Miller
MA, IBCLC, RLC, CLC, CPD, MCH
Mary Miller received her degrees in Interpersonal Communications and Maternal Health and Lactation and founded the Breastfeeding Support Center of WNY in Buffalo, New York. She’s currently a doctoral candidate and is continuing specialized study and fieldwork in the field of human lactation and oral restrictions, including but not limited to tongue-tie, with a focus […] Read More
Jyoti Benjamin
MS, RD, CSO, FAND, CD
Jyoti Benjamin has 25 years of experience as a clinical dietitian and currently works in Seattle. She focuses on teaching people the value of good nutrition and helping them lead healthy lives by natural means. Benjamin has a masters in Foods and Nutrition, and has been a longtime member and Fellow of AND (Academy of […] Read More
Dr. Shikha Sharma
MBBS
Celebrity nutrition advisor Dr. Shikha Sharma has founded Dr. Shikha’s Nutrihealth in 1998. Dr. Shikha has done her MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College and her organization, Dr. Shikha’s NutriHealth, has over 50 Ayurveda experts and nutritionists who provide consultation services to the clients. The Nutrihealth expert team handles weight loss/weight gain, PCOS, thyroid, diabetes, […] Read More
Dr. Maggie C. Vaughan
MT, PhD
Dr. Maggie C. Vaughan is an NYC-based marriage and family therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Vaughan acts as founder and executive director of Happy Apple®, a Midtown Manhattan psychotherapy center. Her center offers online and in-person support groups and therapy to families, individuals of all […] Read More
Katherine Paxton
Applied Psychology Program
Katherine Paxton is an internationally-known award winning author of the book “Counselling people on the autism spectrum; A practical manual”. She graduated from a tri-university Applied Psychology Program of Campus Alberta (University of Alberta, Athabaska University, and University of Lethbridge). Katherine has supported people with diverse abilities for over a quarter of a century, including […] Read More
Rebecca Koyf
IBCLC, CLC
Rebecca Koyf is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Registered Lactation Consultant (RLC),Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and a LaLeche League volunteer. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and worked as an Auditor for the NYC Comptroller’s Office for 8 years. Her own breastfeeding struggles made her change her career and pursue the field […] Read More
Melissa Kotlen
BSN, RN, IBCLC
Melissa Kotlen has been advising mothers on breastfeeding issues for 17 years. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a Registered Nurse (RN), with additional background in Midwifery. Melissa also provides lactation guidance and assists with business development matters for MommaWork, a company focusing on supporting working mothers. Melissa assists women on […] Read More
Shreshtha Dhar
M.A, M.Phil
Shreshtha Dhar is a licensed Clinical Psychologist running her private practice Thought Craft in Kolkata. She has special interest in the emotional and behavioral issues of both children and adults. Shreshtha has previosuly worked as a lecturer, published various research papers and contributed to magazines. She provides long distance teleconsultation in English, Hindi and Bengali. Read More
Clifton Riley
CTHF, CLC, CMS
Clifton Riley is a talk show host, podcaster, author, life coach, certified trauma healing facilitator, licensed relationship instructor, certified biblical counselor, licensed minister, and keynote speaker. He and his wife, Andrea, are founders of the Marriage Service Technicians. Their organization’s mission is to ‘equip relationships with tools to go the distance’. Their unique approach draws […] Read More
Alicia Spomer
MS
Alicia Spomer is the founder of Life Anchors Counseling, a private practice that specializes in the treatment of mental health in children, adolescents, and young adults. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor with a masters in professional counseling as well as a post master’s degree in child & adolescent disorders from Grand Canyon University. With […] Read More
Andrea Riley
CTHF, CLC, CMS
Andrea Riley is a TV talk show host, blogger, podcaster, author, certified life coach, certified trauma healing facilitator, licensed relationship instructor, certified biblical counselor, licensed minister, and keynote speaker. She co-founded the Marriage Service Technicians with her husband, Clifton, in 2008. Their mission is to ‘equip relationships with tools to go the distance’. They use […] Read More
Pranjul Tandon
Pranjul Tandon joined the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) in 2014 to become a Certified Childbirth Educator and began the journey of her venture Womb and Beyond in 2015. She became a certified Infant Massage Instructor with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) in 2017. She has expanded her skills further by being […] Read More
Seeemaa Budhraja
DDHE & DNHE
Seeemaa Budhraja is a Delhi-based dietitian and nutritionist. She specializes in weight and lifestyle management. She is a healthy recipe designer, works as a health motivator and wellness coach as well. She has worked as a slimming head with one of the top organizations in India. She excels in therapeutic diets for various lifestyle-related diseases. […] Read More
Charmaine Dominguez
RD
Charmaine Dominguez is a plant-based online dietitian nutritionist. She has her own online nutrition practice. Charmaine is currently living in LA, California in the US, and pursuing Masters of Public Health at California State University, Long Beach. She has completed her Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics at California State University, Long Beach. Charmaine is passionate […] Read More
Vincenzo Sinisi
HPCSA, SAPA/IPA, IGA
Vincenzo Sinisi is a clinical psychologist (HPCSA), psychoanalyst (SAPA/IPA) and group analyst (IGA). He offers in-depth psychotherapy (individual and group) for adults from his private practice in Cape Town, South Africa. Sinisi is an active member in the psychotherapeutic community and has held executive positions including chairperson of the Cape Town Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, […] Read More
Briana Violand
IBCLC, CSC
Briana Violand, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Certified Child Sleep Consultant (CSC), graduated from Tiffin University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Child Sleep Consultant (CSC) through the Family Sleep Institute. She has 8 years of breastfeeding, and countless hours of education and training. She enjoys helping people. […] Read More
Beth Sullivan
M.Ed in Special Education
Beth Sullivan is an education consultant and president of Deep Roots Learning Solutions, Inc. She specializes in literacy instruction and works primarily with students learning challenges, including dyslexia, ADHD and autism. After working in schools as a special educator for more than 10 years, Beth has shifted her focus to supporting individual students and their […] Read More
Moloko Mehlape
MSc Dietetics
Moloko Mehlape is a registered dietitian in private practice with special interest in nutrition education, sports nutrition, weight and chronic disease management. She is a philanthropist passionate about making a positive impact in public health through nutrition. Dt. Mehlape has completed extensive formal education and training, and holds qualifications BSc Dietetics (Hons) – Medunsa, MSc […] Read More
Catherine Mok
Catherine Mok is a therapist at Austin Family Counseling. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, parents, individuals and families using a collaborative and client-centered approach tailored to the unique needs of each client. She uses a variety of therapeutic methods including Play Therapy, Sandtray Therapy, Attachment theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and […] Read More
Jacky Bloemraad-de Boer
Jacky Bloemraad-de Boer is a certified professional midwife, traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, doula, nutritionist and herbalist. In 2012 she began JJ Doula Training in Amsterdam and has trained more than 200 doulas. Boer has trained midwives across the globe for a three-year midwifery program that she created. She continues to teach midwifery sciences and complementary […] Read More
Tamara Green
LCSW
Tamara Green is an individual and couples psychotherapist and an international best selling author, speaker and trainer. She is also the President of Loving Meditations, a transformational mindfulness program that helps those living with cancer to experience calm and ease throughout their medical ordeal. As a mindfulness, dating and relationship expert, she is regularly featured […] Read More
Dr. Carlos Juan Carmona-Goyena
PhD (Counseling Psychology)
Dr. Carlos Juan Carmona-Goyena is a board licensed therapist in the USA and Puerto Rico with a specialty in couples, families, and relationships. Dr. Carlos possesses a PhD in Counseling Psychology granted at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. His two-decade professional experience also includes scientific research in family emotional and relational processes and its […] Read More