Lucy Barrett is a freelance writer based in Melbourne.

Having worked in the area of Social Work for almost nine years, her passion for social justice and personal experience of mental health struggles awakened the writing creativity within her.

Lucy writes to help people connect and raise awareness of important topics including body image, mental, emotional and physical health and systemic issues affecting women.

Securing a position of Editorial Assistant with Australia‚Äôs largest parenting magazine, Offspring, gave her a platform to share inspirational stories of real life mums, write book reviews, and cover important topical issues affecting Aussie families.

Lucy has also featured as a guest blogger, media communications assistant and copywriter for a variety of companies and publications.