LaKeisha Fleming

LaKeisha Fleming

Writer, Instructor


Parenting & Family, Mental Health


Washington and Lee University


Depression and anxiety can feel lonely and isolating. But you don't have to face these obstacles alone. Make the effort to have good mental health, you're worth it!

— LaKeisha Fleming


LaKeisha Fleming is a prolific writer with over 20 years of experience writing for a variety of formats, from film and television scripts, to magazines articles and digital content. In addition to bringing thoughts to life through written words, she loves teaching, instructing, and motivating. She has written for CNN, Tyler Perry Studios, Motherly, Atlanta Parent Magazine, Fayette Woman Magazine, and numerous others. Fleming integrates her educational knowledge of parenting with her practical skills of raising and homeschooling her children.

LaKeisha is also extremely passionate about mental health. Her book chronicling her journey through three miscarriages, depression, and ultimately hope has served as a catalyst for Fleming to help others. She now frequently speaks, encourages, and offers hope in the arena of mental health, and the importance of destigmatizing mental health struggles.

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Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Mass Communications and French

Washington and Lee University

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