Leslie graduated from Maryland University of Integrative Health with a Master of Acupuncture degree. She is licensed by the State of Maryland to practice acupuncture and is also a Certified Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist though the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. She supports the Maryland Community Health Initiative in Baltimore's inner city by volunteering her services and supervising students in their addictions training.
Leslie was a certified massage therapist by the Maryland Board Chiropractic Examiners and won Baltimore's Best Massage Therapist in 2007. In addition to her knowledge of conventional therapeutic touch modalities, Leslie has focused her practice to support women through their fertile years with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. She is especially skilled to help women during their labor and delivery process. As a birth doula trained by Doulas of North America, she has supported couples through the great miracle of birth many times. The experience of which has humbled her to the sacred mystery of life.