About the Author
Dawn Daum is co-editor of Trigger Points: Childhood Abuse Survivors Experiences of Parenting. She spends her work week as a mental health care manager, helping others put and keep pieces of their lives together. Working in the trenches of the mental health system, and being a survivor of childhood abuse with an ACE score of 9, Dawn is passionate about bringing trauma-informed care to the forefront of mental health and medical care. When she isn't working or capturing life on paper, she's taking advantage of life's simple pleasures with her husband and two children in Upstate, NY.
Dawn's work has been featured on Huff Post Parents, Huff Post Comedy, The Indie Chicks, Elephant Journal and Scary Mommy.