Lauren Murphy Payne, MSW, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practise with 30 years of experience. She specialises in the treatment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. Lauren has been a speaker at local, regional, and national conferences.ÃÂ She is the author and presenter of two video series: Making Anger Work for You and Anger as a Fear Driven Emotion. She is the mother of two adult children and lives in Wisconsin with her husband.
Melissa Iwai received her BFA in illustration from Art Centre College of Design in Pasadena, California. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and has illustrated many picture books, which can be seen at www.melissaiwai.com.