Professional Foundations for Massage Therapists
by Patricia J. Benjamin
Professional Foundations for Massage Therapists covers the basic concepts and practical information needed by massage therapists starting their careers. It provides concise, practical instruction in a variety of core competencies expected in today?s massage therapists. Professional Foundations focuses on the broader picture of massage therapy as a meaningful career, and the social, communication, and reasoning competencies needed for success in the field. Topics include massage as a wellness profession, work settings, professionalism, social and communications skills, goal-oriented planning and documentation, therapeutic relationship and business ethics, and building a massage therapy practice including getting a job and developing a private practice.