New Brandon Health Clinic focused on Women’s Health and Family Mental Health Coming Soon

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The Wellness Clinic Brandon (The Wellness Clinic), a new clinic focused on providing women’s health resources and family-wide mental health services, will open its doors and welcome new clients on November 1st, 2022. Their Brandon clinic address is Unit 2-1711 Kirkcaldy Drive.

The vision for the clinic was conceived by two local, Brandon-based professionals in the
healthcare field: Dr. Alise Gaiser-Edwards, MD CCFP, and Jenn Sherb, Registered
Therapist and Social Worker. Although they come from different clinical backgrounds,
they share a passion for women’s health and mental health. Through their combined
20+ years of experience in health care, they recognize the massive gaps in women’s
health. From this, the concept of a holistic women’s health clinic was born. After months
of planning and preparation, they look forward to seeing that vision become a reality
next month.

“I’ve always had a passion for women’s health,” said Gaiser-Edwards. “As a family
physician with a largely female-based practice, my love for medicine, women’s
wellness, and empowerment came together. I recognize that medicine is only able to
treat the physical aspect of wellness, which is why we have handpicked such a
wonderful interdisciplinary team. Women face unique health concerns and will benefit
from having access to a full team of professionals who understand these issues.”

Gaiser-Edwards has been practicing in Brandon for over six years. A few years ago, she
opened her gynecology and breastfeeding clinics, as well as a teen clinic at Sioux
Valley high school, which until that point, was the only high school in Westman without
a clinic on-site that teens could rely on for health support.

A lot of people aren’t receiving the support they need around physical and mental
health,” adds Sherb. “We both recognize the gaps in our specialties, and while we may
not be able to close those gaps entirely, we’re looking forward to bringing a team
together that can support both family wellness and several aspects of women’s mental
and physical well-being.”

Sherb opened a counselling and wellness centre, Jenn Sherb Wellness, in 2019. While
Sherb will not be operating Jenn Sherb Wellness in tandem with the clinic, she will
continue to offer counselling services for her current and future clients at The Wellness
Clinic.

With a strong focus on community, their wellness team will work to bring together
groups with common health and wellness needs, providing specialty programs and
courses in areas that include sexual and reproductive health, health at every size, and
mental health.

The clinic offers sufficient parking, a spacious front lobby with self-check-in options, and
discrete and comfortable rooms where clients can meet with practitioners from various
fields based on their health needs.

The interdisciplinary team at The Wellness Clinic includes physicians, nursing,
counsellors, registered dieticians, physiotherapists, yoga instructors, and meditation and
mindfulness teachers.

Women can receive specialized care for:
● Prenatal and Postpartum Care
● Primary Care Obstetrical Deliveries
● Infertility
● Miscarriage Care (1 in 4 pregnancies result in miscarriage)
● Sexual Health
● Menstrual Concerns
● Pap Clinics
● Menopause
● Eating Disorders
● Breastfeeding Support

Mental Health Services offered at The Wellness Clinic include:
● Couples Counselling/Relationship Counselling
● Family Counselling
● Individual Counselling
● Child and Adolescent Counselling
● Mediation Services
● Parent Coaching and Parent Coordination
● Perinatal Mental Health

If you are interested in any of the services above or wish to sign up for the client waitlist,
visit www.wellnessclinicbrandon.ca. Those that join the waitlist will receive an email or a
call before the opening date to complete their appointment booking.

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