Touching the Mind: Mental & Mood Disorders for Massage Therapists

March 10, 2019

March 10, 2019

9:00 am To 1:00 am

Body Mind Learn Center, North North Court, Palatine, IL, USA




Event Description

Ruth Werner provides an interactive lecture on some of the most common mental health and mood disorders seen in our culture today. The research about the positive effects of massage for mood disorders is strong and consistent, and it is our responsibility to deliver the safest, and most compassionate, and most effective massage therapy our clients can ask for.

In addition to reviewing some of the pathophysiology and contributing factors to mental health and mood-related conditions, we will discuss common conventional treatment options, and what we know about how massage therapy can have the most positive impact for clients who live with these challenges.

In alignment with the newest edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), this class will examine various types of depression, bipolar disease, anxiety disorders, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and others as time allows.

Don’t miss this chance to learn more about the conditions that affect your clients’ lives: you’ll be a better therapist for it!


Ruth Werner

Body Mind Learn Center

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