NCBTMB Announces New Board Certificants

BURR RIDGE, IL — Thirty-nine massage therapists earned their Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB®) this past month from the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), joining a community of more than 13,000 massage therapists worldwide.

“Congratulations! Your commitment to excellence is to be applauded! Board Certification indicates that you are highly qualified in your field,” said Dolly Wallace, BCTMB, LMT, and NCBTMB President. “Healthcare practitioners look for that credential when referring their patients for massage therapy. Consumers also seek out Board Certified therapists. Board Certification means something!”

The new Board Certificants are:



Jodie Bailey, BCTMB
Huntersville, NC
Kaitlin Bloodworth, BCTMB
Hamtramck, MI
Mary Bratcher, BCTMB
Houston, TX
Joy Brusetti, BCTMB
Newark, DE
Alicia C. Chance, BCTMB
Lawrence, KS
Kirby Clark, BCTMB
Springdale, AR
Isabel Cruz, BCTMB
Dalton, GA
Stephen A. DeCowsky, III, BCTMB
Greenville, NC
Kelly Dobson, BCTMB
Tampa, FL
Nancy Gallagher, BCTMB
Landing, NJ
Arletha Garcia-Guzman, BCTMB
Ypsilanti, MI
Yolanda Green, BCTMB
Richmond, VA
Caitlin Gregg, BCTMB
Corning, NY
Christine Helsel, BCTMB
Tipp City, OH
Jennifer Hofer, BCTMB
Benton, KY
Iryna Kozakova, BCTMB
Lake Mary, FL
Christopher Laughhunn, BCTMB
Madison Heights, MI
Colvin Marshall, BCTMB
Boca Raton, FL
Kelly Martin, BCTMB
Anaheim, CA
Brittany McCann, BCTMB
Puyallup, WA
Emilie Miller Braxten, BCTMB
West Boylston, MA
Mikayla Nichols, BCTMB
Chariton, IA
Philip Okazaki, BCTMB
San Jose, CA
Philip Okazaki, BCTMB
San Jose, CA
Moriah Palmer, BCTMB
Boca Raton, FL
Andrea Reed, BCTMB
Griffith, IN
Ty Remondelli, BCTMB
Brooksville, FL
Rudy Riveron, BCTMB
San Diego, CA
Rosemary Romett, BCTMB
Southampton, PA
Ryan Shroyer, BCTMB
Colorado Springs, CO
Sydni Singletary, BCTMB
Atlanta, GA
Joshua Vance, BCTMB
Dayton, OH
Marcus Walsh, BCTMB
Des Moines, IA
Calvin Ward, BCTMB
Rio Rancho, NM
Katie Weso, BCTMB
New Franken, WI
Frank Whitridge, BCTMB
Fort Pierce, FL
David Wilkinson, BCTMB
Salem, OR
Dodi Wilson, BCTMB
Newark, OH
Lisa Zalovick, BCTMB
Aldie, VA
Katie A. Zimpel, BCTMB
Bemidji, MN


Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB®) is the highest credential within the massage and bodywork profession. Choosing to become Board Certified demonstrates advanced assessment and critical thinking abilities, as well as provides instant credibility to current and prospective clients and employers. The program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).


NCBTMB is a non-profit organization with the mission to elevate the massage therapy profession nationwide by establishing and advancing the highest credentials and standards of excellence. In addition to the BCTMB®, NCBTMB offers the Approved Provider Program, the country’s most-respected source for continuing education approval by state boards, government and regulatory agencies, and massage therapists. NCBTMB also offers the Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC) and the Assigned Schools program.