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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NCBTMB Launches 2019 Certification Board Election, Due to Close January 31st, 2019

Burr Ridge, Ill. (January 17, 2019) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today the launch of its Certification Board elections. Eligible voters have until January 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM Central Time to participate. The two professionals selected to join the NCBTMB Certification Board are…

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NCBTMB: 2018 Holiday Hours

Thank you for your interest in contacting the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, NCBTMB. NCBTMB normal business hours are Monday thru Friday, 8am to 5pm CT; however, we are amidst our holiday schedule and have limited availability and closures on the following dates: Thursday, December 21, 2018:…

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Tips For Using the New NCBTMB Operating System

NCBTMB is proud to launch a new Operating System dedicated to streamlining and improving your user experience. Since this is new, we recognize there may be some questions on how to access your account for the first time, where to go to begin your renewal applications, and how to update…

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New Operating System Launching in November

NCBTMB is excited to announce a new Operating System to seamlessly connect all your NCBTMB details using a single username/password. To do this, our current system, Credential Manager, will be unavailable beginning at Noon CT on Wed., 10/31, through 11:59pm CT on Sun., 11/4. The new Operating System will be…

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Jamie Fanara, LMT, BCTMB & Approved Provider

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I discovered the massage therapy profession through the local community college by taking an introductory class which I had a bad experience with.  But didn’t give up and went and toured the massage program facility and signed up ASAP.  I was always…

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NCBTMB Announces Call for Candidates, Seeks Two Practitioner Members to Join Certification Board

Burr Ridge, Ill (August 15, 2018)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today two available Board Certified Practitioner Member positions on its Certification Board. Applications will be accepted until September 15, 2018. As an active member of the Board, Practitioner Members will join an elite group…

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NCBTMB Announces New Competency-Based Board Certification Requirements, Revised Exam

Burr Ridge, Ill. (August 3, 2018)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today key changes to its Board Certification requirements and corresponding Board Certification Exam, effective immediately. To further align with healthcare professions and embrace similar competency-based criteria, NCBTMB announced the following new Board Certification requirements…

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Sharon Puszko, LMT, PhD, NCBTMB Approved Provider

How did you discover the massage therapy profession? I was teaching school, human biology, internationally for a number of years.  When teaching in Tokyo, Japan I discovered many of the doctors there would refer people for massage therapy, acupuncture and other holistic modalities.  Being a teacher of human biology, this…

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