Victoria, BC V8W 1H8 250-590-7809
Certifications: Prescriptive Authority
Dr. Polinsky graduated in 1999 from National University of Naturopathic Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon. She was awarded a 1 year residency position which she completed in Oregon under esteemed naturopathic physician and dentist Dr. Dickson Thom. Remaining in Oregon for 3 years, she then joined Sage Clinic Vancouver in 2002 upon her return to Canada. Having grown up in Victoria, (a Uvic Alumni) she returned in 2011 to be closer to her family and westcoast beauty.
Located in downtown Victoria, Dr. Polinsky brings her extensive experience in homeopathy, herbal medicine, European Biotherapeutic Drainage, clinical nutrition, EAV or Vega food sensitivity evaluations and Frequency Specific Microcurrent. She treats both acute and chronic health concerns and loves teaching about wellness and health optimization.
Conditions treated include:
Hormonal Imbalances – Menopause, Perimenopause, PMS, Acne, Infertility (male and female causes), Polycystic ovaries, Endometriosis, Insomnia, Interstitial Cystitis, Irregular Menses, Fatigue, Fibroids, Cysts, low Libido.
Mood - Anxiety, Depression, Post-partum Depression, Malaise
Digestive Disturbance – Indigestion, GERD, Hiatal Hernia, IBS, IBD, Crohn’s, Candida, Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities, Detoxification.
Endocrine/Metabolic Concerns – Hypo/Hyperthyroid, Pituitary hyper/hypofunction, Adrenal fatigue, Hyperadrenalism, Weight Management, Diabetes.
Chronic Disease - Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Chronic Fatigue, Auto-immune (MS, RA, Lupus etc.)
Allergic conditions – Asthma, Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Hayfever, Sinusitis, Headaches, Migraines
Seasonal cleanses and detoxification
Having two young children herself, Dr. Polinsky is especially enthusiastic about working with the pediatric population. She believes that true prevention happens with preconception planning (4-6 months prior to conception goals) and loves working with couples to optimize fertility and prenatal care.
Dr. Polinsky has appeared on CTV, CFUN Radio, and currently appears regularly on CFAX 1070 a.m. radio. She has written numerous health articles for magazines and periodicals.
Dr. Polinsky enjoyed a career in Human Resources prior to becoming a Naturopathic Doctor and so enjoys merging her two career paths into the arena of corporate wellness. Dr. Polinsky is available for 'lunch and learn' talks on topics such as Boost Your Energy, Enhance Your Immune Function, Minimizing Stress During a Busy Work Day, Optimizing Sleep and The Basics Of Vitamins. She has spoken at BC Ferries, YVR, Grant Thornton, Aveda, Island Savings Credit Union and the Victoria Rotary Club.
Dr. Polinsky is licensed to prescribe pharmaceuticals and is a longstanding member in good standing of both the CNPBC and the BC Naturopathic Association. She is excited by the growth and enhancement of the naturopathic profession as witnessed over her years of practice.
Dr. Polinsky brings her passion for self-growth, meditative practices, mindfulness and intuition into her practice to support patients at all levels of health optimization.