Professional Services

Both editors of the book are available for speaking engagements on the topic of parenting with Complex PTSD. To book Joyelle Brandt or Dawn Daum for your upcoming conference, workshop or event, please email

Dawn Daum

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Using both her personal history and her professional experience working in the trenches of the mental health system, Dawn writes, speaks and delivers informative workshops on ACEs/Trauma 101, Parenting with ACEs, and Trauma-Informed Resilience Building.

Joyelle Brandt

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Joyelle does informative speaking, workshops and spoken word poetry on the topics of parenting through trauma, abuse recovery and healing body image. Her performance of From Darkness to Light: A Survivor’s Journey received a standing ovation at She Talks 2016. This raw and vulnerable piece, which combines song and spoken word,  explores the intersection between the personal and the political when it comes to violence against women. Watch the video here.