Massage: Conducting a Professional Client Interview and Massage Therapy Session

10.00
Online

About the Course


This course consists of:
  • List steps in the initial interview protocol.

  • Describe the rationale and method for establishing client rapport.

  • Describe how to discuss past massage experience with clients.

  • Determine the type of session the client is seeking and appropriate questions to ask.

  • Explain the rehabilitative process for clients needing pain relief.

  • Describe the pain scale, palpation application, and necessity for client feedback.

  • Explain what to consider in a treatment plan and session protocol.

  • Explain body positioning, draping and how to create a setting conducive to client relaxation and comfort.

  • Explain how to receive a massage.

  • Describe what clients may expect to feel following a massage session.

  • List steps to conclude a successful client session.

About the Author


Valerie Wohl is an author and research professional specializing in continuing education course development. She works with institutions of higher learning to create materials that are timely and useful, as well as accurate and clearly written, ensuring high academic standards for content in a wide range of disciplines.


Valerie Wohl is the President of Wohl Research, Inc., established in 1998. She graduated (MA; ABD PhD) from the Human Development and Social Policy Program at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (Evanston, IL), and received her BA from the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts, at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).


John Vinacci has over 13 years of experience in the health and wellness field as a massage therapist. He has also been a personal trainer for clients with specific needs, as well as an emergency responder for a large senior citizen community. During his tenure as a massage therapist, John has specialized in injury prevention and rehabilitation for sports professionals. This included work as a massage therapist intern in the training room at the University of Arizona in 1999. John’s experiences in the health and wellness field, as well as advanced techniques learned from acclaimed bodyworker, Art Riggs, have given him a vast body of knowledge for people of varying ages and activity levels. Currently, he is using his knowledge to help educate the next generation of massage therapists.
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Massage: Conducting a Professional Client Interview and Massage Therapy Session

10.00

About the Course


This course consists of:
  • List steps in the initial interview protocol.

  • Describe the rationale and method for establishing client rapport.

  • Describe how to discuss past massage experience with clients.

  • Determine the type of session the client is seeking and appropriate questions to ask.

  • Explain the rehabilitative process for clients needing pain relief.

  • Describe the pain scale, palpation application, and necessity for client feedback.

  • Explain what to consider in a treatment plan and session protocol.

  • Explain body positioning, draping and how to create a setting conducive to client relaxation and comfort.

  • Explain how to receive a massage.

  • Describe what clients may expect to feel following a massage session.

  • List steps to conclude a successful client session.

About the Author


Valerie Wohl is an author and research professional specializing in continuing education course development. She works with institutions of higher learning to create materials that are timely and useful, as well as accurate and clearly written, ensuring high academic standards for content in a wide range of disciplines.


Valerie Wohl is the President of Wohl Research, Inc., established in 1998. She graduated (MA; ABD PhD) from the Human Development and Social Policy Program at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (Evanston, IL), and received her BA from the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts, at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).


John Vinacci has over 13 years of experience in the health and wellness field as a massage therapist. He has also been a personal trainer for clients with specific needs, as well as an emergency responder for a large senior citizen community. During his tenure as a massage therapist, John has specialized in injury prevention and rehabilitation for sports professionals. This included work as a massage therapist intern in the training room at the University of Arizona in 1999. John’s experiences in the health and wellness field, as well as advanced techniques learned from acclaimed bodyworker, Art Riggs, have given him a vast body of knowledge for people of varying ages and activity levels. Currently, he is using his knowledge to help educate the next generation of massage therapists.