Staff & Specialists
Kellie Wicklund, MA, LPC: Licensed Psychotherapist, Clinical Director of the Maternal Wellness Center
Kellie Wicklund is a licensed Psychotherapist with 20 years of experience, and is the clinical director of the Maternal Wellness Center. Her experience with both private and community clients has nurtured an interest in the area of reproductive health psychology- a specialty that acknowledges the complexity and trials of the developmental process of parenthood. Kellie has extensive and specialized experience with peripartum mood and anxiety disorders, and understands the unique pressures that modern motherhood brings. Kellie is adept at supporting women through their journey into parenthood, whether that be the hardship of infertility, the overwhelm of the postpartum period, or the profound grief following a loss. Kellie is a local provider for Postpartum Support International, and is a member of PLIDA Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance. She has lectured about Peripartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders at Jefferson at Abington Hospital, and the City of Philadelphia’s Maternal Health Conference. Kellie also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Breastfeeding Resource Center.
Joseph W. Danial, MD: Psychiatrist
Dr. Joseph Danial, MD serves as Medical Consultant at the center. He is a Physician with Jefferson Health - at Abington. He is a psychiatry specialist in Warminster, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in psychiatry and has been treating and consulting on perinatal disorders for twenty years in both hospital settings and private practice.
Abington Health Center - Warminster
205 Newtown Rd, Stein Building, Suite 212
Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
Heidi Lengel, MMT, MT-BC: Psychotherapist & Certified Birth & Bereavement Doula CD (SBD)
Heidi Lengel received a dual Master of Music Therapy & Professional Counseling degree from Temple University in 2012, and is also certified as a birth and bereavement doula. Heidi offers supportive psychotherapy and/or music therapy to patients experiencing fertility challenges, pregnancy and childbirth wellness, perinatal bereavement, and maternal mental health issues. Her areas of research interest include medical music therapy program development and best practice recommendations in perinatal music therapy. She has presented research and clinical work at regional, national, and international conferences. As an author and educator, Heidi provides lectures, supervision, & clinical programming solutions to healthcare professionals throughout the United States & Canada.
Christa Aikins: Program Coordinator
Christa Aikins has been working as a birth doula for over 5 years and is the Program Coordinator for the Maternal Wellness Center. She serves on the advisory board of the Philly Doula Co-op and is a member of midwife led Birth Choices, in Thessaloniki, Greece. She is in the process of completing her yoga training and plans to specialize in postpartum and trauma-informed yoga. Christa brings her experience of living and working abroad for many years with diverse cultures and is passionate about working with international and immigrant families. She has supported single mothers, and families who have used hypnobirthing, mindfulness, and evidence based birthing practices and has attended various birth related workshops and trainings in Philadelphia, including on pregnancy and loss.