TORONTO, October 14, 2020 – The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) confirms that it is investigating former Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) Michel Sarkis (formerly Michel McSayghis), who was charged with four (4) additional counts of sexual assault. Details about the additional criminal charges are available on CMTO’s public register.
Michel Sarkis is not currently able to practice Massage Therapy in Ontario. He resigned his Certificate of Registration on October 2, 2020 (while under investigation). CMTO’s investigations regarding Michel Sarkis’ conduct remain ongoing.
CMTO is cooperating with the York Regional Police on this matter.
Please see Michel Sarkis’ details on CMTO’s public register for further information.
About the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)
CMTO is the regulator established by the provincial government to regulate the practice of Massage Therapy and to govern the conduct of Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in the province of Ontario through the provisions of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the Massage Therapy Act, 1991. CMTO is dedicated to excellence in protecting the public’s interest, guiding its registrants and promoting the highest possible quality of the practice of Massage Therapy.
For more information, contact:
Director, Policy and Communications
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario