Leslie Butterfield, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist specializing in pre and perinatal psychology and women’s health. Her areas of expertise include: promoting healthy marital and parent-baby attachments; the prevention and treatment of pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders; and the repair of reproductive loss or trauma.
Leslie’s goal is to provide loving support and challenge to each individual or couple she works with by using the information, intuition, training and skills she has acquired during her years of practice.
Find out more about Leslie at her website: lesliebutterfield.com
Penny Simkin, PT, is a physical therapist who has specialized in childbirth education since 1968. She estimates she has prepared over 14,000 women, couples, and siblings for childbirth, and is a co-founder of DONA International. Today her practice consists of childbirth education, birth counseling, and writing, combined with a busy schedule of conferences and workshops. Penny and her husband, Peter, have four grown children, eight grandchildren, three grandchildren-in-law, a great-grandbaby, and a pug named Lola. Find out more about Penny at her website: www.pennysimkin.com.
Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC, (Sisseton-Wahpeton) is a Clinical Social Worker and Lactation Consultant. Camie received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington in 2006, specializing in Maternal Mood Disorders and the affects of complex/Intergenerational trauma on attachment, bonding and the parenting practices of Native families. She has served as a therapist with the Snoqualmie Tribe’s Behavioral Health Program, been a WIC/Maternity Support Services social worker and clinical supervisor with the Ina Maka home visiting program which serves pregnant and parenting women and their families in Washington’s urban-Indian community.
Camie is the founder and chair of the Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington. She is also a founding mother and President Elect of the newly formed National Association of Professional and Peer Lactation Supporters of Color. In 2013 she became Washington state’s first Native American IBCLC. Camie is a consultant with CHAMPS and is also a part of the Center for Social Inclusion’s First Food Racial Equity Cohort. he is a National leader on topics of racial equity and first food justice. In August 2016 Camie began working as a Campaign Director with MomsRising bringing Paid Family and Medical Leave to Washington State.
Ginna Wall, RN, MN, IBCLC received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle and has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 1987. Ginna founded the lactation program at UW in 1986 and continues there as their Lactation Services Coordinator bringing evidence-based, client-centered care to the hospital setting. She led the University of Washington Medical Center to Baby Friendly recognition in 2009.