DUE TO COVID19 WE ARE PROVIDING ALL SERVICES VIRTUALLY.
Maternal Health Niagara was founded on the principle of building the circle of support. The providers at Maternal Health Niagara are regulated, health professionals. They utilize evidence-based treatment to achieve your wellness goals. They have a clinical focus on supporting families during the reproductive period and beyond. Areas of service include maternal/perinatal mental health, individual therapy and pelvic floor physiotherapy.
To Build the Circle of Support
Mind & Body Approach
Judgement Free Zone
Informed Decision Making
(Pelvic Floor Therapy & Maternal Mental Health)
Emily Pollak, MSW, RSW,
Taylor Burcuil, MSW, RSW
Marie-Eve Nackers, PT, Pelvic Floor
SARAH NEPON, MSW, RSW
Emily Pollak received her Masters in Social Work from the Ohio State University in 2007. She is Registered Social Worker and the owner of Maternal Health Niagara. Her clinical focus is on Maternal Mental Health during the reproductive period. She has extensive training in the treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She is a maternal mental health advocate and sits on the Patient Advisory Committee at the Women's Health Concerns Clinic (St. Joes Hospital- Hamilton). She is a member of Postpartum Support International and the Ontario Association of Social Workers. Emily has facilitated perinatal mental health training for health care professionals in the Niagara Region. She provides clinical consultation and mentorship to other therapists in the field of maternal mental health.
Emily's passion for Maternal Mental Health was sparked during her own lived experience. Emily had hyperemesis gravidarum which took a toll on her physical and emotional wellness. During that time, Emily recognized the gap in services and was determined to build the circle of support.
** Emily is in the clinic full time.
Taylor Burciul has completed her Masters in Social Work. She is Registered Social Worker and member of Ontario Assocation of Social Workers. Taylor's clinical passion for perinatal wellness has evolved through her role as a labour and birth doula. She has breavement training through Home Hospice Association and has supported families through infant and pregnancy loss. She displays a strong compassion for the development and support of families from all walks of life, and specializes in supporting those experiencing mental health adversities, grief and loss, disordered eating and self-esteem struggles. In addition to her practice at Maternal Health Niagara, she is a social worker with Niagara Catholic District School Board and is an active volunteer at her family’s non-for profit Heartland Forest.
** Taylor is available Wednesday evening.
Marie-Eve Nackers, is a registered Physiotherapist in Ontario since 2012. She has a clinical focus on pelvic health and chronic pain. She uses an approach of connecting the mind and body as a key component of her assessment and treatment. Marie-Eve provides a trauma informed care to create a space where her patients feel supported. Her natural and down to earth approach makes her patients feel at ease. She utilizes breath work to build core stability and to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system. Marie-Eve is passionate about providing her patients with education to understand their bodies and functioning. She is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Marie-Eve is francophone and can provide services in English and French.
Sarah Nepon is a Registered Social Worker with over ten years of experience working with adults, teens and children. She has extensive experience working in mental health with a focus on anxiety, depression and trauma. Sarah is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers and a member of the OCSWSSW in good standing.
( St. Catharines)
* Men's Mental Health
* Coping Skills
* Life Transitions
* Stress Management
* Work-Life Balance