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A 3-legged stool will give you balanced, rock-solid support, if all three legs are present. However, if you are missing even one leg, the function fails and the chair will topple. The same is true in your career as a massage therapist. Having great skills is not enough as it is just one "leg"of the support needed for your success. Read on as the author walks you through each of the three secrets you must know in order to guarantee your future as a successful massage therapist.
An easy to read overview of how to estimate possible earning potential, written specifically for the beginning or aspiring massage therapist. Complete with worksheets and samples drawn from the experiences of real life massage therapists. Be prepared for the basic financial aspects of your new career path - read this book!
Your Success Lies Within
Massage therapy is an increasingly popular profession. Marketing campaigns across the nation promote it as a lucrative career with numerous benefits including flexible hours. Why, then, is the drop-out rate so high?
It takes a huge commitment of time and money to become a massage therapist. Despite this investment, too many feel forced to give up on their dreams. The drop-out rate indicates a serious need for lessons beyond the status quo. In "Breaking Through as a Professional Massage Therapist," Greg Spindler, LMT, CSET provides a unique approach for success in this industry; information that is rarely addressed in schools or other texts. True success goes well beyond bodywork techniques and marketing. It starts from within Spindler presents easy-to-understand self-evaluation tools that enable the reader to identify strengths and improve upon weaknesses. To be a truly successful massage therapist, one must develop both mentally and spiritually, and be prepared for the industry's challenges. This book helps both current and aspiring therapists avoid disappointment, financial loss, and wasted time.
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This book is part of my home-study continuing education course titled: Working with PTSD as a Bodyworker (3 CEU) For more information and registration go to; http://therapyintheborough.vpweb.com
For those offering trauma-informed care, it can be difficult to maintain wellbeing and a balanced, positive outlook when the nature of their job requires frequent engagement with traumatic disclosures. Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner's Guide intends to assist human service workers- such as those working as therapists, social workers and counsellors- to maintain their self- care and professional effectiveness when working in fields where stress and trauma play a key factor in their everyday working lives.
Adopting a comprehensive, multi-layered approach to self-care based, the book grounds its exploration of practice through researched accounts with experience professionals. Including accounts from clinical psychologists, therapists, counsellors, social workers and the friends and family of people in these professions, this book creates a narrative on stress and trauma from the human service worker perspective. Interwoven with these stories of practice, the author includes reflections on her own experiences in practice over the past 25 years with trauma survivors. With discussions on risk and resilience, compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatisation, readers are introduced to the theories and practical applications of developing a professional model for maintaining wellbeing and self-care in their work.
Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner's Guide is the first book of its kind to be written solely for human service workers. It is essential reading for beginning and more advanced practitioners who are involved in working with trauma and recovery and will also be of interest to supporters of those working in the helping professions.
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