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Name:  LaVerne A. Smith-Bell  

Pen Name: None


Born: April 22 in Tyronza, Arkansas


Illinois Connection

Smith-Bell currently resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

LaVerne A. Smith-Bell, obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology and her Master’s of Science Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Chicago State University, 1979 and 1983, respectively. She has worked as a program supervisor and therapeutic clinician in the mental health field dealing with various aspects of individual and family crisis intervention.Along with her book, Smith-Bell has also written several online articles.

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