NCB/MTF Free Research Webinar Part II: What is Research? Recording Now Available

Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 31, 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 second webinar in the series, Part II: What is Research?, took place on July 31, 2019 @…

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NCBTMB Seeks Two Candidates to Join Certification Board in 2020

Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 31, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today two available positions—one Practitioner Member and one Public Member—on its Certification Board beginning March 1, 2020. The application window opens August 1, 2019 and closes September 6, 2019. Eligibility requirements for Practitioner and…

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NCBTMB Releases Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC)

Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 29, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today the release of the Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC), available immediately. The MTAC was previously only available in beta form. MTAC provides a personalized assessment of an individual’s strengths and weaknesses in…

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NCBTMB Announces Call for Candidates, Seeks Two Candidates to Join Certification Board in 2020

Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 16, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today two available positions—one Practitioner Member and one Public Member—on its Certification Board beginning March 1, 2020. The application window will open beginning August 1, 2019. Eligibility requirements for Practitioner and Public Certification Board…

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NCBTMB and MTF Announce Part II of Free Research Webinar Series, Scheduled for July 31, 2019

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Evanston, Ill. (July 9, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) announced today Part II of their free 2019 Research Webinar Series to further define research, its impact on the profession, and resources for engagement. The second…

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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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