Training & Workshops

Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting, LLC offers services to businesses, agencies, community and faith organizations, schools, government and Law Enforcement on trauma, its causes and impact, and ways to engage with those who have experienced trauma in safe and empathetic ways.  Toward the mission of helping establishments implement Trauma-Responsive Care within their organizations and services, Labors of Love provides trainings and consultation that are tailored to meet your organization's specific needs. Trauma is a vast and complex topic requiring significant investments of time and other resources and Labors of Love is here to meet you where you are.

Contact us for more information on pricing and availability.


Butler County Trauma and Resiliency Learning Circle Series

2020 Ohio Head Start Association Social Work Conference

Butler County Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (HEMI)

Clermont County DD Staff Retreat

The Lens of Hope 2020 Gala Keynote

Ask Me Who I Am: Conference on Youth Culture Keynote

Ohio P.R.E.P Statewide Training

Boys and Girls Club West Chester/Liberty


University of Cincinnati Social Work Alumni Day

Ottawa County JFS

​2020 Association of Career and Technical Education Conference


2020 Project Search International Conference


Labors of Love trainings are informative and full of real-life application and humor. 

Some of our trainings include:

Behavioral Health 101

Trauma 101: Understanding the Basics

You Don Lost Yo Mind: Understanding Biologically-Based Fear Responses

Co-Regulation: Foundations for Behavior Management

Faith and Resilience: A Trauma Lens for Churches and Faith-Based Orgs

Resilience and Diversity: A Trauma Lens for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Developmental and Relational Trauma Therapy: Healing the Wounds that Left Imprints

"La Shanda is a dynamic presenter who utilizes personal stories and experiences to illustrate the impact of trauma informed educators on our students, our families, and our community. I left with a growth mindset, new professional skills, and a true insight to my students and to my own family."

Crissy Lauterbach, M.Ed

Innovative Teaching and Learning Coordination, Butler Tech

Labors of Love founder, La Shanda Sugg, is a ninja therapist, she skillfully shares wisdom around trauma & resilience that has personal application and can help you persevere as a professional who may have experienced trauma or are experiencing secondary trauma. Although you might attend to learn something to help others, she provides covert counseling to ensure you take time for self-care, self-regulation and self-reflection to persevere through life's challenges.

Beth Race

Director of Butler County Family and Children First Council


Labors of Love offers one-on-one and small group consultation to help companies, community agencies, schools, and faith-based organizations transfer what they have learned through training into practical implementation.  

Your organization does not have to struggle alone. Allow us to help you move from theory to practice.

Contact for availability and pricing.


Labors of Love Counseling & Consulting, LLC
(513) 294-8114  |


969 Reading Rd. 
Suite E
Mason, OH 45040


1251 Kemper Meadow Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45240

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