Meet Our Experts

It Takes a Village of Experts

Meet our village of accredited experts.  Our shared mission is to educate, empower, and encourage you to and through all stages of motherhood. From trying to conceive through veteran mama, you will find value here in this space.  Together, we provide evidence-based resources, live events, actionable strategies, and tangible coping tools focused on complete maternal mental health and wellness.  

THE MATRESCENCE RESIDENT EXPERTS

Lauren Hays

PMHNP, RN, BSN, + Cofounder The Matrescence

Mama of three precious little men and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who turned her pain into purpose by using personal and professional recognition of the void in mental health care for mamas into a career shift and the "why" behind The Matrescence.

Amber Lucas

PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FASHP

The Matrescence Resident Consultant - available in the app to answer all of your questions regarding medication during pregnancy + lactation.

Abby Erker

Pregnancy + Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist

Guided Mindfulness for Mama - guided meditations and breath work with mama in mind to bring you back to a state of calm? Members also receive a discount to Materra Method's virtual workouts that take you from pregnancy through postpartum and beyond.

Olivia Wagner

RDN, IFNCP

Providing support for balancing hormones and lifestyle changes to implement while navigating fertility. Don't miss our workshop recording "Diet + Lifestyle Changes to Support Stress Resiliency"

CONTRIBUTING EXPERTS

Anna Allmann

PhD

Anxiety in Motherhood - Workshop + Coping Techniques

Lauren Hughes

MD, IBCLC

Workshop: Maternal Mental Health + Impact on Your Child's Socioemotional Development

Amy Moran

LCPC, CST, PMH-C

Workshop: Relational + Sexual Wellness

Centimano Counseling

KC Perinatal Mental Health Specialists

Trauma in the Reproductive Years + Guide to Setting Boundaries in Motherhood

John Humphrey Jr.

D.D.S.

Understanding Newborn Lip + Tongue Ties

Jenna Overbaugh

LPC, CPT

Workshop: Postpartum OCD

Caroline Weeks

RDN,LD

Workshop: Pediatric Nutrition

Shanna Hutcheson

RD, LD

Workshop: Intuitive Eating

Ali Schermer

DPT

Pelvic Floor Guides

Town Plaza Women's Health

OBGYN

Morgan Jackson

BSN, RN, IBCLC

Breastfeeding Basics

Tara Westerhouse

LCPC, PMH-C

Workshop: Navigating Relationships After Kids

Lindsey Murray

M.A. - LCP

Workshop: Combatting Pediatric Worries + Anxiety in a High Stress World

Bethany Peterson

PT, DPT

Pelvic Dysfunction Screening Protocol

Julia Harkleroad

MS, LCMFT

Workshop: Intrusive Thoughts

Mikayla Helsper

DC

Chiropractic Support: Pregnancy, Postpartum, & Infant Care

Sarah Brock

IBCLC

Breastfeeding Support

Kelsey Sniegowski

RD, LD

Video Resource: How to Spot Burnout + The Role Nutrition Plays

Are you an expert in the space looking to collaborate and educate women?

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Mikayla Helsper

DC

Chiropractic Support: Pregnancy, Postpartum, & Infant Care

Julia Harkleroad

MS, LCMFT

Workshop: Intrusive Thoughts

Sarah Brock

IBCLC

Breastfeeding Support

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