Our Team

Dr. Joseph Steyr

Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Joseph Steyr is a Naturopathic Doctor, Co-Founder and the Medical Director at Greystones Health. Dr. Steyr uses a functional medicine approach in his practice, meaning he looks for the root cause of the health concern in order to provide a deep and long lasting solution for his patients. Dr. Steyr has extensive additional training in the science of functional medicine and is regularly reviewing current medical research. He sees his career as the perfect union between modern medicine and traditional knowledge. He brings a blend of conventional medical sciences and traditional health philosophies into his practice, which allows him to see a person’s health from multiple points of view. He sees himself not only as a doctor, but also as an educator – with so much conflicting medical information, he educates his patients on all treatment options to ensure he and his patients can make the best informed decisions together for the patients’ health. Dr. Steyr treats a variety of conditions such as fertility and hormone regulation, stress, endometriosis, menstrual irregularities, mental health, low energy, depression, anxiety, IBS, food intolerances, digestive problems, and men’s health conditions. An initial appointment with Dr. Steyr includes an in-depth medical history, a physical examination, review of recent lab tests (or the discussion about future lab testing), and an individualized treatment plan. Dr. Steyr works in a team approach with our nutritionist to help ensure patients have the dietary supported needed to achieve success with their treatment plan. While Dr. Steyr may use nutritional supplements to help boost a patient’s recovery time, his real emphasis is on dietary and lifestyle changes that will help support healing for the long-term. Dr. Steyr is a graduate of Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and is registered with the College of Naturopaths Ontario.

Michelle Heighington

Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Holistic Cancer Practitioner
Michelle Heighington is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Holistic Cancer Practitioner, and is a Co-Founder and the Medical Co-ordinator at Greystones Health. A graduate of the Canadian School for Natural Nutrition and the University of Toronto’s medical anthropology specialist program, Michelle has counselled clients with a wide variety of medical conditions such as diabetes, food allergies, women’s health issues, endometriosis, cancer, fertility, and digestive tract disorders. She has also worked with many people to overcome health issues related to chronic stress. Michelle develops nutrition plans that can include a meal plan but goes above and beyond this to consider all aspects of a person’s health. She works as part of a team approach with our naturopathic doctors by implementing dietary advice to help support treatment plans. As the Medical Co-ordinator she is a point of contact for patients who have questions or need additional support or encouragement during their treatment phase.

Dr. Julia Segal

Naturopathic Doctor
Julia is a Naturopathic Doctor with an interest in women’s health, digestion and the immune system. She enjoys working with people at every level of their health, particularly through periods of change, growth and stress which both create challenge and build resilience. Fertility and pregnancy, menstrual concerns, autoimmune conditions, arthritis, IBS, Crohn’s and Colitis are among the conditions she works with. Having worked in both medical and dental settings integratively, Julia has spoken on inter-professional panels and collaborated in the integrative treatment of a wide variety of patients. She teaches regularly at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Striving to address the individual rather than the disease, Julia sees herself as a detective for the root cause. Her approach synergizes botanical medicine, nutrition, TCM and Ayurvedic approaches, homeopathy, Bowen Therapy and counselling. Treatment is based upon an integrative health assessment that blends Western and Eastern medicine and allows her client’s voice to be heard. Julia`s objective is to enable patients to restore and maintain true well-being, both by helping them remove the obstacles to health and by utilizing the best of natural medicine. Julia is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), and is licensed with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. She has a bachelor of science in Biological Psychology from the University of British Columbia. She is also a certified postpartum professional and works with pregnant and new moms to support their healing and adjustment to motherhood. Julia is fluent in Russian (spoken and written).

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