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Enhancing Perimenopause & Menopause Care

The first step towards improved mental and physical well-being starts here.

Our mission is to provide everyone, no matter where they are in their journey, with easy access to specialized clinicians. These professionals understand your needs and provide personalised, evidence-based care tailored to your unique situation.

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Meet The Team

Navigating Menopause can be challenging, especially when many clinicians may not fully comprehend its complexities, leading to numerous women going undiagnosed or untreated.

Our team of Nurse Practitioners are not just healthcare professionals; we are menopause specialists. Each member of our team has undertaken additional training specifically in the assessment and management of perimenopause and menopause.

We adhere to the evidence-based guidelines set forth by the North American Menopause
Society (NAMS), ensuring that the care you receive is both current and

Claudia Mason


“It shouldn’t be that hard to get diagnosed and treated.. So I did it myself…”

Claudia Mason has been immersed in Menopause research, spurred by her own challenges in finding adequate treatment. Recognizing a glaring gap in resources and support for women navigating Menopause………

Claudia became dedicated to bridging this gap. She is now committed to developing and providing comprehensive services to address (Peri) Menopause symptoms effectively.

Through Speak with Penelope, Claudia aims to furnish straightforward, evidence-based solutions, and foster a supportive community for women.

Dr. Joanna Stevenson

Nurse Practitioner

 Dr. Joanna Stevenson is a nurse practitioner (NP) with over a decade of nursing experience, with a special interest in women’s health. Joanna is registered with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Joanna is passionate about women’s health, particularly the often overlooked and underserved area of perimenopause and menopause. She is passionate about providing care to women, empowering you  with informed decisions about your health and wellness. Joanna combines her clinical knowledge, empathetic approach, and evidence-based practices to develop personalized treatment plans that empower her patients to achieve optimal health and lead fulfilling lives.

Deanna Schilling

Clinical Counsellor and Clinical Director

“Sometimes you just need someone to walk you through this stuff, and hear you..”

Deanna, a Registered Clinical Counsellor, has extended her expertise to Peri and Menopause care, aiding women through the emotional and physical transitional life stages.

With a holistic approach, she employs various therapeutic models to provide personalized support. Deanna’s background in family dynamics enriches her counselling, enabling her to assist women in managing familial relations while navigating Peri and Menopause. Her compassionate guidance empowers

Through Speak with Penelope, Deanna aims to furnish straightforward, evidence-based solutions, and foster a supportive community for women.

Annaliese Hasler

Nurse Practitioner

Annaliese has been a Nurse Practitioner for the past 12 years, with a focus on women’s health for the past decade. She’s a big believer that the menopause transition is highly overlooked in medicine, and “we can do better!”. She believes that supporting women in achieving and maintaining quality of life, as defined by YOU, is a human right.

Annaliese is currently completing a Master in Public Health (MPH) with a focus on perimenopause as a population health indicator, with socioeconomic impact… which she describes, “basically means, lets learn more about how the symptoms and effects of perimenopause affects us on physical, mental, social and cultural levels. Let’s face it, women are integral to the functional wellbeing of all beings. #amiright “

You've Come This Far. Take the Next Step.

Take Speak with Penelope’s free assessment to understand if you might be experiencing menopause-related symptoms, and if Speak with Penelope could be the right fit for you.