Dr Marika Berni BSc., ND earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in 1993. She then went on to graduate from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1997. Since then she has practiced in downtown Toronto for nearly 20 years. Her practice has always focused on women’s health and paediatric care. Her experience as a mother of two has brought much insight to the complexities of conception, postnatal care and the stresses of parenthood, as well as the hormonal complexities of perimenopause and menopause.
For the past 7 years she has been working with Dr Natasha Turner ND (author of “The Hormone Diet”) at Clear Medicine, where she focuses her diagnostic skills on helping her patients obtain optimal hormonal balance. She treats a variety of conditions such as thyroid disorders, digestive issues, PMS, menopause, PCOS, mood disorders, insomnia, weight gain, and stress. She is passionate about teen health, and supporting the many issues that adolescence can bring. She has always worked in a multidisciplinary environment and strongly believes in the importance of integrative care to address all aspects of a patient’s health and wellbeing.
Marika has been asked to contribute to articles about naturopathic healthcare for various publications such as Canadian Living and Today’s Parent Magazine. She has also given numerous lectures on health and wellness and has contributed to various corporate wellness programs. Dr Berni is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) as well as the Ontario Association of Naturopathic doctors (OAND). She is licensed by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario to practice Naturopathic medicine in Ontario. She expands her education continuously by regularly attending continuing education courses such as the Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Symposium given by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.