JAMES M. BARRASS, B.Sc., D.C.
2007 – Present North Ranch Chiropractic Center Westlake Village, CA
2000 – 2006 Alliance of Body and Mind, Inc. Gainesville, FL
Co-founder & Chiropractic Physician
n Provide physical evaluations and treatment for individuals with a wide variety of healthcare needs: Spinal, Nutritional, Sports, Pediatric, Elder Care and PI.
n BodyMind Evaluations and treatment – NET (Neuro Emotional Technique)
n Provide nutritional testing & counseling for individuals with organic, metabolic & musculoskeletal conditions & glandular therapy for endocrine disorders.
n Provide Wellness Life-Style healthcare classes to patients, their families and community service organizations.
n Florida Licensed Chiropractic Physician # CH003374 since May 1980.
1980 – 2000 Gainesville Chiropractic Clinic Gainesville, Fl.
Founder, Clinical Director & Owner
n Employed & coordinated the practices of two associate chiropractors, one radiographic technician, one examination tech and 8 staff members.
n Provided chiropractic care, physical therapy and nutritional counseling to patients
n Provided rehabilitative exercise programs for injured patients.
n Conducted in-house classes on health care.
1995 – 2009 300+ hours of nutritional training
1984 – 1987 Postgraduate Diplomat Program in Orthopedics
n Sponsored by the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
n 300 hours of training resulting in Board Eligibility Status
1975 – 1980 Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Los Angeles, CA
n Doctorate of Chiropractic
n Graduated Cum Laude
1968 – 1972 Acadia University Nova Scotia, Canada
n Bachelor of Science
n Major: Biology ■ Minor: Biochemistry
n I have been studying and utilizing Applied Kinesiology in my daily evaluation and treatment of patients for 20 years.
n I am currently involved in self study regarding the field of Immunology and advanced medical nutritional therapies.
n In 2000 I was trained in Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) which assists with the removal of physical and physiological effects created by
unresolved emotional blocks.
n Studied 288 post graduate hours in 2006 – 2007 to reactivate my CA license.
n I have conducted Applied Kinesiology seminars for Massage Therapists.
n This course is registered with the state of Florida and provides 16 required CEUs, Continued Educational Units, for those therapists who attend.
n Power Point Classes I developed for patients and community include:
Natural Pain Control: Chiropractic, Nutritional & Acupoint Reduction
Hypoglycemia ~ Diabetes & Energy Balance
Enhancing Immunity and Eliminating Allergies
Fatigue: The Adrenals, Stress and Excess Cortisol ~ Natural Solutions
Hormone Replacement Therapy ~ au Natural
Solving the Cholesterol Dilemma ~ Naturally
The Thyroid ~ Natural Solutions
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities ~ Treatment Choices
Energy Production Pathways within the Body
The Steroid Family ~ Oh What Fun
The Prostate: BPH and How to Naturally Normalize
Resolving Sleep Issues Naturally
Digestive Issues Removed: GERD, Gastric Reflux, IBS, etc.
Heavy Metal Toxicity – Diagnosis and Elimination
Menopause Without Medicine
Increased Energy Production
Neurotransmitter Production Naturally
§ I enjoy the beach and swimming, playing racquetball, walking in mountains, listening to exceptional music and learning more.
§ I am fascinated by the human body and enjoy being an avid reader of articles & books related to a variety of different medical
specialties, including immunology, endocrinology but especially nutritional therapeutics.