Serving San Francisco & the East Bay 510-466-5930
"Change is the only constant.
All are in flux like a river."
Doctor, Doula, and Birth Advocate, Meghan Lewis, offers perinatal support through somatic (body-focused) therapies, holistic hypnotherapy and art therapy applications, dreamwork, PSYCH-K, counseling, consultation, coaching, and group support for parents, parents-to-be, and birth professionals in San Francisco and the East Bay specializing in:
- Fertility challenges and preparing for pregnancy
- Birth support and pain management
- Integration of birth trauma and oppression
- Adjustment to parenthood
Grief and loss
- Anxiety and depression
- Stress reduction and self-care
- Self-regulation and self-emowerment
While the decision to become a parent is so often filled with joy, excitement and wonder, it’s also a time of great transition and profound change which can create a unique sense of concern and vulnerability. Overwhelm and worry are common feelings that can minimise the pleasures of the journey. And for some, parenthood can be directly associated with tremendous loss and/or past trauma that must be addressed in order to move forward with a greater success and ease.
Whether you are in the imaginings stage, are trying to conceive, already pregnant and preparing for birth, adopting or working with a surrogate, Meghan offers you nonjudgmental support with warmth, humor, and a strong belief in our lifelong ability to grow, change, and adapt. She strives to create a welcoming, relaxing atmosphere as you explore worries, fears and uncertainties and clarify hopes and expectations. Working together can help you to identify and resolve the unique stressors you face and can support the deepening of your emotional, cognitive, creative, and intuitive strengths.
Meghan will introduce you to strategies and tools specific to your concerns so that you ultimately can move more freely, authentically, and joyfully through this phase of your life, no matter your past, your present, or what your future may hold. Her approach is collaborative, interactive, and intuitive. Dr. Lewis sees LGBTQ families, intentional solo parents, and welcomes folx of all heritages, spiritual orientations, gender expressions, and family compositions.
Benefits of Integrative Somatic Therapies & Group Support
• Decrease stress and relieve suffering
• Transform limiting perceptions and beliefs
• Expand your sense of freedom and spontaneity
• Heal from trauma, loss, and grief
• Resolve recurrent issues, patterns, and concerns
• Increase physical vitality and improve general health
• Enhance your sense of purpose and agency
• Create and maintain a fulfilling family, work,
social, and spiritual life
What others are saying
"I knew right away that I could trust Dr. Lewis in understanding my process of becoming a mother. She is gifted in creating a space that welcomes all aspects of me."
East Bay queer solo mom by choice
"I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Lewis to my pregnant and postpartum clients. She is knowledgeable, reliable, and present and truly conveys warmth and understanding. These qualities are essential in working with clients undergoing one of life's most transformative experiences imaginable. Ellen Levitt, Licensed Midwife, Wombservice Midwifery
"She is attuned, thoughtful and brings integrity to her work. What felt so good for me about working with Dr. Lewis is that I always knew I could trust her. Rivka, Berkeley, CA mama
To schedule your complementary, twenty-minute phone consultation call:
Offices in Oakland & San Francisco