Brillia Authors

  • Erica Garza

    Author and essayist Erica Garza is from Los Angeles. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and a certificate in Narrative Therapy. Her writing has appeared in TIME, Health, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Women's Health, and VICE.

  • Aprel Phelps-Downey

    Brand storyteller, author, and writer specializing in small-business marketing services. She holds a bachelor of science in marketing from the University of South Florida. She resides in Eastern Tennessee with her husband and daughter.

  • Daniel M. Jones

    Brillia Ambassador Dan from “The Aspie World” has more than 100,000 subscribers and 7.9 million views. Diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome at 26, his YouTube channel provides motivational and inspirational guidance and tips.

  • Jutta Collet

    Wellness leader, massage therapist, craniosacral practitioner and creator of The Body Soulstice Method. An elite athlete, Jutta experienced the helplessness caused by injuries & pain. Jutta creates a haven of peace by providing space to relax and take ownership of your own wellness journey.

  • Jessica Magenheimer

    Writer and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Jessica treats mental health concerns and addiction utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy and other evidence-based modalities and works in private practice and treatment centers. She is also the founder of the “Sensitive Love Coach”.

  • Dr. Claudia S. Copeland

    Dr. Copeland holds a BA in psychology from the University of California at San Diego and a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology from Tulane University. She specializes in the preparation of journal articles/case reports, scientific research presentations, and dissertations editing.

  • Madison Pollack

    Maddy is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and yoga instructor. She specializes in helping cancer survivors reduce inflammation after cancer treatment through anti-inflammatory foods, stress management tools, mindfulness practices and bringing joyful movement back into their lives.

  • Ariane Resnick

    A special diet chef, certified nutritionist and bestselling author, Ariane holds a B.A. in creative writing from U.C. Santa Cruz and nutritionist certification from the Natural Healing Institute. She speaks and educates on illness recovery, eating with joy, and making the wellness space more inclusive.

  • Janet Ashforth

    ACE-certified Personal Trainer and licensed Massage Therapist. As a health, fitness and anti-aging specialist, she’s helped countless individuals maintain or regain their health and wellness. Janet writes about food, nutrition, cooking and baking and is a “real food” advocate.

  • Amy Smith

    Amy Smith is a writer specializing in family and parenting. She teaches English, Latin and music at a private school, and lives with her husband and five children on a small homestead in rural Pennsylvania.

  • Jacquelyn Nause

    A contributing writer specializing in plant-based diets, parenting and wellness. She enjoys traveling with her husband, being a mother to her two kids and enjoying the Pacific Northwest playground.

  • Cara Batema

    Musician, teacher, and writer who specializes in early childhood, special needs, and psychology. Batema has been an active writer in the fields of education, parenting, science, and health.

  • Stacy Mosel

    Stacy Mosel, LMSW is a licensed social worker, psychotherapist, certified Reiki practitioner, yoga enthusiast, and musician.

  • Pam Ennis

    Pamela Ennis is a certified natural foods chef, an industry expert in holistic wellness, and a mother of three.

  • Miranda Brown

    Registered dietitian and MS from Oklahoma State University, she believes eating healthy is easy, affordable and delicious.

  • Melanie Kornfeld Grimes

    A medical writer, classically trained homeopath, award-winning screenwriter and author, her essays have been published by Penguin Putnam. Her work includes college textbooks, published biographies, and work in her own imprint, Alethea Book Company.

  • Stephanie Slaughter

    She began a career in the nursing and surgical technology, but has since chosen a new career path. More a teacher than a doer, Stephanie has freelance researched, written, and edited on a variety of medical, wellness, and nutrition topics.