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Remedia Health Clinic and Pilates

This March Remedia welcomes three collaborative and interdisciplinary team members! Welcome to Stephanie Townsend, Tamara Strong, and Ashley Hancock.

Our clinic now has a Perinatal Care Team comprised of a physiotherapist, a dietician, a mental health professional, and a lactation consultant. Online booking is available at


Stephanie Townsend

Registered Counselling Therapist (RCT)

Canadian Clinical Counsellor (CCC)

As a member of Remedia’s Perinatal Care Team, Stephanie is available Friday mornings from

9:00am – 12:00pm. Mental health appointments are now available through online booking by

visiting or by emailing the clinic and are covered by some insurance plans.

Connection through relationships to support birthing individuals in their healing journey is at the heart of Stephanie’s practice. She offers mental health care for birthing individuals and their support systems throughout preconception, pregnancy, childbirth and after delivery. Stephanie recognizes the importance of relationships and the influence they have on mental health and well-being.

Stephanie offers a variety of therapeutic approaches that centre around relational health and

emotional needs. She aims to support families throughout their perinatal experience in the

exploration of their well-being. She offers the introduction of common language when navigating partnership, parenting and self-reflection in order to work toward therapeutic goals.Stephanie is licensed through the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists (NSCCT) as aRegistered Counselling Therapist (RCT) and through the Canadian College of Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC).


Tamara Strong

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Registered Nurse (Perinatal Nurse Certified)

Tamara has been a nurse since 2010, specializing in perinatal and newborn health. As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), she provides care to parents and their babies experiencing breast/chest feeding challenges. She strongly believes that all families deserve support that is compassionate, evidence-based, and empowers you to build your confidence as a parent.

and welcome

Ashley Hancock

Registered Physiotherapist

Ashley is trained in pelvic health physiotherapy for bladder health and function. She can help you navigate bladder symptoms including urgency, frequency, and leakage. Ashley is experienced in providing mobility, functional care, and falls prevention to seniors. Bladder health is important at every age.


Our April to July Pilates schedule is now posted on our website. Registration is required to attend classes. If you need assistance with registering please email

Jessica Bergevin, PT is in the final stages of her Doctoral research on Prenatal Care! She won a bursary from the NSPA to attend the 2024 Canadian Physiotherapy Congress in Vancouver. she will be travelling there later this Spring and visiting Queen's University on her way back to present her research to the academic committee.

Thank you to our Acadia Students - it has been pleasure and very helpful to have student volunteers and students on clinical placement at Remedia. Go Acadia Women's Volleyball!

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