Profile for The Lakeside Clinic - Dr. Michael Yarish, Naturopathic Doctor of Barrie, Ontario
About Dr. Michael Yarish, Naturopathic Doctor
Barrie Naturopathic Doctor and founder of The Lakeside Clinic
Trusted health care provider with years of experience in Barrie Ontario
Dr. Yarish is a Board Certified and Ontario Licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine practicing since 2007. Dr. Yarish holds additional certifications and specialized in Intravenous Vitamin and Mineral Therapy, Advanced Naturopathic Oncology, Prolotherapy and Acupuncture.
After years of experience in the medical field he opened The Lakeside Clinic Center for Integrated Medicine. He now practices and lives in beautiful Barrie ON together with his wife Melinda and their little Havanese puppy Sparky.
Dr. Yarish completed his Bachelor Degree and Masters Degree at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and graduated in 1998. He then continued his graduate studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto. After four years of study at CCNM he completed his naturopathic medical degree and graduated in 2007. He completed his internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic, one of the leading naturopathic medical centres in North America. After he finished his studies in 2007 he gained years of experience from working with other Naturopaths, Medical Doctors, Chiropractors and Gastrointestinal Surgeons.
At the Lakeside Clinic Dr. Yarish integrates the clinical and diagnostic tools of conventional medicine with innovative naturopathic therapies.
Dr. Yarish is trained to address acute (colds and flu) and chronic health problems
(eg. Cancer, diabetes, fibromyalgia, depression, cholesterol, blood pressure problems).
At the clinic Dr. Yarish also treats cardiovascular, hormonal, autoimmune, digestive, allergy and fertility concerns.
Dr. Yarish believes in a team approach to healing and works in close collaboration with family physicians and other health professionals from the area and across Canada. He encourages his patients to take an active role in their health and helps each of his patients make the right decisions for the best results.
About Allison Todd, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Allison Todd is a proud graduate of the Georgian College Massage Therapy program. She graduated with honors in April of 2014 from the three year program and passed both her registration exams successfully. She is now a new addition to the Lakeside Clinic for Integrated Medicine! Allison has
participated in over two years of clinical experience at the college working with the public to treat soft tissue, joint and fluid impairments. She has also worked with special populations during outreaches including sports, pregnancy, fibromyalgia, complex care, geriatrics and oncology. During her outreaches she worked at both the Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf and the RVH (Royal Victoria Hospital) in the
Benefits of Massage Therapy: Reduces stress, anxiety & tension, eliminates toxins, improves circulation, reduces congestion, improves immune system function, supports tissue healing, reduces depression, reduces/eliminates pain, improves joint mobility, increases body awareness, increases lymphatic drainage, reduces muscle tension, improves sleep, improves posture & overall physical wellbeing.
Conditions that Benefit: Asthma, emphysema, fibromyalgia, cancer (non-malignant), GI disorders, arthritis, bursitis, kyphosis, scoliosis, Parkinson’s disease, sprains, strains, tendinitis, headaches, insomnia, fractures, edema, spasms, post-surgical rehabilitation, carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, TMJ disorders, healed burns and incisions, breast conditions, lumpectomy/lymph node removal, neuropathy
Abour Bonnie Lee Ann Hensel, RMT
Massage Therapist at The Lakeside Clinic in Barrie ON
Bonnie is an experienced registered massage therapist. She offers a therapeutic massage blending Swedish massage with acupressure, myo-fascial release and connective tissue techniques. She intentionally creates a massage that will suit your specific needs. Her serene approach offers harmony, balance, and ease to your busy life. Bonnie has practiced with local chiropractors and area businesses, and is engaged in private practice. She has presented educational workshops, to a variety of audiences, on the health and wellness benefits of massage.
Bonnie’s mission is to support individuals in achieving life balance through personal wellness. A firm believer in the inseparable connection between body/mind, Bonnie is a proponent of massage for relieving physical as well as emotional stress, and strongly believes in massage as a viable modality for enhancing overall health and well-being.
About Mai Pham, Registered Acupuncturist
Mai Pham is a well known expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbal Medicine with over 10 years of experience in the field of medicine in Barrie
Mai Pham is a well known expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbal Medicine with over 10 years of experience in the field of medicine. She is the founder of Mai Medical Health Centre, where she in addition to her expertise in acupuncture, provides specialized programs for cosmetic acupuncture, weight-loss and women’s health. She is greatly experienced in treating chronic pain, migraines, headaches, stress, sleeping disorder, depression, anxiety, gynecological disorders, weight disorders and much more.
Mai obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from The Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy and has completed her acupuncture diploma at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a licensed acupuncturist with The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO), member of the Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (CSCMA), as well as the Traditional Chinese Medicine Physicians Association of Canada (TCMPAC).
Mai grew up in Vietnam where her family and ancestors have practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine for generations. Her grandfather is an experienced Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and has passed on to her the essential skills of this profession. She always strives for the highest levels of education and has been continuing to learn different styles of acupuncture, such as the Balancing Methods from Mr. Richard Tan and also methods practiced by Master Tung. Ms. Pham has held several seminars, lectures and clinical training observations on alternative therapies and other wellness issues such as pain management, weight-loss, face-lift acupuncture. From her years spent at Hue Medical School, working as a medical doctor in Vietnam, and the time she spent assisting her grandfather in his TCM clinic, she gained a great appreciation and affinity for TCM. She has healing hands and provides effective treatments to her patients and helps to improve their health and quality of life.
Below are some of Ms. Pham’s qualifications and experiences:
Doctor of Medicine degree from The Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science in Honours Chemistry from York University
Acupuncture Practitioner Diploma from Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Registered acupuncturist with The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and
Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO)
Member of the Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (CSCMA)
Member of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Physicians Association of Canada (TCMPAC)
Cosmetic Acupuncture Certificate from The Shiatsu School of Canada Inc. and SSC Acupuncture Institute.
Cosmetic Acupuncture Certificate from the Ontario Association of Chinese Medicine and St. John College, Toronto School of TCM