Philadelpiha Author Lady-Jo Publishes New Self-help Book

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This poignant book shares coping strategies in the face of trauma

Trauma: It's Unexpected Effects

Trauma: Its Unexpected Effects Instant Caregiver-The Effects of Trauma by Lady-Jo has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Trauma is manifested from sudden changes in one’s life. Most people have difficulties in battling against this. In Trauma: Its Unexpected Effects, Lady-Jo discusses how trauma affects a person who comes face-to-face with it. Once being troubled with trauma in one of her unforgettable life situations, she blatantly shares her own coping mechanisms, which teach her lessons and change her perspective on how to appreciate life and those who are around her.

Overcoming trauma requires total determination and willingness to heal, help from the experts, help from one another, and faith. In a book that can alleviate distress through inspirational inputs from a person who went through the same ordeal, Lady-Jo retells her own victory against trauma—the madness that changed her life forever.

Lady-Jo was born in Durham, North Carolina. An alumni of South Philadelphia High School, she also completed her studies and graduated from Eastern University’s School of Professional Studies with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management.

In addition, Lady-Jo is a distinguished member of the International Society of Poets and received a Certificate of Accomplishment from the International Library of Poetry. She is currently working on other writing projects.

Divorced, she has two children, and one grandchild. She presently lives in Philadelphia, PA where she actively volunteers religiously and in an African-American mission.

Trauma: Its Unexpected Effects Instant Caregiver - The Effects of Trauma is a 32-page paperback at the retail price of $8.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-0576-5. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy please visit our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at


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