Workshops, Retreats, Consultations

Presentations available to mental health professionals, non-profits, and healthcare providers.

Connections count professional development conference

I am thrilled to be a presenter at the Connections Count conference coming up on February 20-21, 2020, L'auberge Casino in Lake Charles, LA. 


The Connections Count Conference brings together mental health professionals, various law enforcement, DCFS, and CASA workers, school counselors, and many other professionals from all over Louisiana to learn about new and exciting topics related to individuals, children, and families. CEUs will be provided.

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Hope for tomorrow 2020

Maddie’s Footprints is planning our second annual retreat for our angel parents. We are really excited to have a much needed, full weekend for an uplifting getaway and hope that you can plan on joining us. This will give you an opportunity to connect with other bereaved families who are on the same grief journey.

The facilitator will be Leslie Herhold, LCSW, PMH-C a professional therapist who specializes in the treatment of perinatal depression and anxiety, grief related to child loss, pregnancy loss, infertility, and improving transition into life after loss. We will also have keynote speaker, Laura Woods, who will share her personal story regarding love and loss of her precious daughter, Nora.

This is an event you do not want to miss. 

Previous Workshops


june 17, 2019

Care of the Patient with Pregnancy Loss, Lafayette General Medical Center

August 23, 2019

The Family Tree Healthy Start Program

September 13, 2019

Compass Behavioral Center of Lafayette

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Lafayette General Medical Center