Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Brittany Ferri, our esteemed medical reviewer and subject matter expert, enriches MentalHealth.com with her extensive experience in behavioral health, pediatrics, and telehealth. Her notable accomplishments include authoring the Social & Motor Skills Curriculum for Kids and serving as a guest lecturer at numerous OT/OTA programs.

Dr. Ferri’s expertise in mental health has earned recognition from prominent media outlets such as NBC News, WebMD, CNN, and more. Her dedication to empowering individuals on their mental health journey is evident through her contributions as an experienced occupational therapist, writer, and consultant. Dr. Ferri’s insights and guidance greatly enhance our platform’s ability to provide valuable resources and support to our audience.

Education

Saybrook University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Integrative Mental Health
2018 - 2021

Quinnipiac University
Masters Degree, Occupational Therapy
2014 - 2016

References

Aging In Place

Amazon

National Council on Aging

Simplicity of Health

Authored

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD

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  • Feb 3rd 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Dementia is an increasingly common mental health disorder, with Alzheimer’s disease being the most common type of the condition [1].…

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 19th 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders both belong to a group of mental illnesses known as ‘psychotic disorders’.[1] Psychotic disorders are characterized…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 16th 2023
  • Est. 11 minutes read

A narcissist is someone who has a very high opinion of themselves and has very little ability to empathize with…

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 13th 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Pseudodementia is a term that refers to psychiatric symptoms that mirror the cognitive decline seen in cases of dementia. The…

  • Written by Dr. Jenni Jacobsen, PhD
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 13th 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Dementia is the name of a group of neurodegenerative disorders, of which Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type, that can…

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 12th 2023
  • Est. 10 minutes read

Borderline personality disorder is a mental health condition associated with a lack of emotion control and a tendency to see…

  • Written by Dr. Jenni Jacobsen, PhD
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 12th 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition that often causes emotional instability and difficulties within interpersonal relationships. Many…

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD
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  • Jan 11th 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness in which the usual ups and downs of emotional states are extremely exaggerated. People…

  • Written by Arthur Mead
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD