NCBTMB Releases 2019 BCTMB Annual Survey Results

Burr Ridge, Ill. (May 21, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today the results of its 2019 BCTMB Annual Survey. The results are available at https://www.ncbtmb.org/about-ncbtmb/bctmb-annual-survey/. This compilation of data was gathered by NCBTMB from active Board Certificants (BCTMBs). This data provides an overview of…

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Dustin Blackman, LMT, NCP, BCTMB

Dustin Blackman has 14 years of experience working under doctors and specializes in promoting wellness to a wide range of patient conditions. He began his career working for the Memphis Peabody, and then branched out to Family Urgent Healthcare, where he worked with doctors for years performing medical massage for…

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Certificate VS. Certification: Credentialing Terminology Matters

This post was originally written and published by Whitney Lowe of Academy of Clinical Massage on January 9, 2018. — There is a great deal of confusion in our profession (as well as many others) about the terms certificate and certification. We have an abundance of marketing and promotional materials…

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NCBTMB Introduces Specialty Certificate Program in Reflexology

Burr Ridge, Ill. (March 19, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today a new Specialty Certificate Program in Reflexology, available immediately. “NCB is thrilled to provide this opportunity to massage therapists and reflexologists throughout the country,” commented Donna Sarvello, VP of Educational Support. “This program…

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Crouse Hospital Announces Warrior Hands: A Hands & Hearts in Action Immersion Program for Military Veteran LMTs, Offers Free April Training

NCBTMB is sharing this press released on behalf of our Specialty Partner, Crouse Hospital, in Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse, N.Y. (March 7, 2019)—Crouse Health and our partners, Nicole Miller, M.S., L.M.T., Clear Path for Veterans, and NCBTMB are excited to announce a new program, Warrior Hands, specifically designed to support our…

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NCB/MTF Free Research Webinar Part I: Why Research? Recording Now Available

Burr Ridge, Ill. (February 28, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) is proud to partner with the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) to introduce a FREE Research Webinar Series. The first webinar in the series, Part I: Why Research?, took place on February 28, 2019 @ Noon…

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NCBTMB Announces 2019 Certification Board Election Results, Names Resnick President-Elect

Burr Ridge, Ill. (February 25, 2019) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today Rebekah Owens, LMT, BCTMB and Dolly Wallace, LMT, BCTMB were positively voted through by Certificants to join the NCBTMB Certification Board. Additionally, Portia B. Resnick, LMT, BCTMB was named President-Elect. All three…

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NCBTMB Announces Upcoming Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification, Details MTAC Purpose

Burr Ridge, Ill. (February 20, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today the upcoming launch of the Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC). The MTAC will officially launch in Spring 2019. The purpose of the MTAC is to provide a personalized assessment of an individual’s…

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NCBTMB and MTF Strengthen Collaboration Efforts, Announce 2019 Webinar Series

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Evanston, Ill. (February 5, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) announced today a free 2019 Research Webinar Series to further define research, its impact on the profession, and resources for engagement. The first webinar is scheduled…

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NCBTMB and CCBC Partner to Offer Students Specialty Certificate in Massage Therapy for Integrative Healthcare

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Baltimore County, Md. (January 28, 2018)–The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) is proud to partner with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to offer students the chance to earn a Specialty Certificate in Massage Therapy for Integrative Healthcare. This certificate of distinction…

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