Child Psychologist and Award-winning Children's Book Author
For more than 36 years, Dawn has been a Psychologist in private practice who sees children under 12 and their parents. She specializes in anxiety disorders and translating cognitive-behavioral skills into steps that children can easily follow. Her series of self-help books reflect this; Dawn is a multi-award-winning author of best-sellers such as ‘What to Do When You Worry Too Much’ and ‘What To Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck’. Her books have been translated into 23 languages and she has been featured on the TODAY Show and CNN, as well as radio programs, sites such as WebMD, and various parenting magazines. Her TEDx Talk, ‘Rethinking anxiety: Learning to face fear’, has been viewed over 1 million times on YouTube.
Background and Experience
- BA, Clinical Psychology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- MA, Clinical Psychology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Clinical Psychology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
FamilyEducation Area of Expertise
Dawn is Family Education's lead expert in childhood anxiety disorders and cognitive behavior.