DocDawn is an expert in the field of Addiction Medicine. Her deep knowledge in the field has been acquired through formal postgraduate training as well as through her own life experience. She relates intimately with issues surrounding substance abuse and process addictions, as she has walked the path of self-destructive behaviors and dysfunctional relationships. She has successfully been in recovery since 1984 and leads a healthy, happy lifestyle today.
Acknowledging your addiction is the first step towards recovery. DocDawn has the tools, knowledge and expertise to help you to determine whether or not a problem exists. Experienced and continuing to work in both hospital medicine and family practice, she also counsels families who are dealing with loved ones who are addicted.
From the Edge of the Cliff: Understanding the Two Phases of Recovery and Becoming the Person You're Meant To Be" is a well-written book that provides those recovering from drug and/or alcohol abuse with practical lessons on how to understand and successfully navigate the two-phases of recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. However, it is also a remarkably touching, true real-life story.