Ingrid Frisk

  • MI License #: 7501007724

Licenced Massage Therapist

Ingrid has been practicing Therapeutic Massage since 1994. She has seven years experience working under Medical Doctor's supervision  in a Physical Therapy environment.   She is comfortable working with: children, pre-natal massage and the fragile elderly.  Ingrid employs Neuromuscular, Trigger Point, Myofascial, Cranial Sacral, Energy Work and Relaxation techniques in her Routine Therapeutic Treatments.  Ingrid specializes in: resolving chronic pain issues, getting to the root cause of a pr...

Ingrid has been practicing Therapeutic Massage since 1994. She has seven years experience working under Medical Doctor's supervision  in a Physical Therapy environment.   She is comfortable working with: children, pre-natal massage and the fragile elderly.  Ingrid employs Neuromuscular, Trigger Point, Myofascial, Cranial Sacral, Energy Work and Relaxation techniques in her Routine Therapeutic Treatments.  Ingrid specializes in: resolving chronic pain issues, getting to the root cause of a problem and creating treatment plans to fit your budget!  She is creative in her approach, has excellent listening skills and is detail orientated.

As a Massage Therapist, Ingrid has developed: a Client Centered, Eclectic and Intuitive approach.  Based on each client’s unique needs, she incorporates several different massage modalities and uses, "Positive Intention" to match the clients desired "Therapeutic Outcome".  She is, "Spiritually Acclimated" and believes the, "Body, Mind and Spirit" can regain a "Natural State of Balance" through: Integrative Body-Work, Gentle Coaxing and Client Education. 

In addition to Massage Therapy, Ingrid has a B.S. degree with a: Major in Training/Development and a Minor in Human Service. She continues her studies in: Spiritual Healing, Native American Teachings, Meditation, Visualization, Aroma Therapy, and Herb-ology.  Ingrid is also a: Michigan Certified, "Peer Support Specialist", Recovery Coach, and she is well versed in 12 step Recovery Programs.  During the 23 years Ingrid has been practicing, she has been highly rated by her clients and has a 95% success rate treating chronic pain issues.  Here at, "Lakes Area Wellness Center",  Ingrid looks forward to working with You on a Personal and Professional basis while providing You with Excellent Customer Service! 

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Where I Work
Available Wednesday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

MI # 7501007724

Education
1990

Oakland University

Human Resources - Training and Development

1982

Oakland Community College: Highland Lakes

Liberal Arts

1995

Michigan Institute of Myomassology

Massage Therapy

2013

Michigan Department of Education

Certification for MI -Peer Support Specialist

2014

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery

CCAR - Certified Recovery Coach Training

2004

St. John Neuromuscular Therapy

NMT #1, NMT#2, NMT #3, NMT #5

Experience
Bodywork

Therapeutic Massage

Have practiced Therapeutic Massage from 1994 - Present. Specialize in pain management, stress reduction and integrative healing. Have provided services in: Physical Therapy - Medical Centers, Sports Facilities, Foster Care Homes for the Elderly, Corporate Settings, Chiropractic Offices, Client Homes and Private Offices. Overall 90% of the individual clients treated, report back a: 98% success rate for significantly improving chronic pain and stress related issues!!!

Counseling

Mental Health/Wellness

Worked at Easter Seals of Michigan (2012 - 2015) as a: Michigan Certified - Peer Support Specialist and Connecticut Certified Recovery Coach providing, " Client Support Services" to people who were diagnosed with existing Mental Health and Behavioral Health conditions. From the Easter Seals Clients serviced, they consistently rated the, "Peer Support" and "Recovery Coaching Services" they received from myself as: Excellent!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue

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