LACSW Treasurer

Leslie Herhold, LCSW, PMH-C


Leslie graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University in 2006. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years experience in working with women during the perinatal period in the hospital setting. She has been employed as a social worker in the labor and delivery/postpartum/NICU departments at both Lafayette General Medical Center and Our Lady of Lourdes-Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Lafayette. She has received extensive training in Maternal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International and Karen Kleiman’s Postpartum Stress Center in Philadelphia, PA. She is certified in Perinatal Mental Health, one of only five clinicians in the state of Louisiana. She has a private practice in Lafayette, where she focuses on women’s mental health issues. She is a member of the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers, the National Association of Social Workers, and the Louisiana Association of Clinical Social Workers. She is a volunteer support coordinator for Postpartum Support International and a volunteer support group facilitator for Maddie’s Footprints, a local non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional support to parents who have experienced pregnancy loss.