Bodywork for PTSD 1
November 4, 2023
Sunday, November 5, 2023
Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy
3600 Laketon Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, USA
Participants will learn to anticipate & treat triggers of PTSD episodes, understand their role & scope of practice in the healing process & get hands-on time with techniques in instructor- monitored sessions. The lecture will discuss clinical PTSD taken from the DSM-V & how it shows up on a massage table & in life. Will explore how "healthy touch" can facilitate change in client's tissues, empower the client to be part of the healing process & grow their understanding of listening, assessing & treating stress & PTSD. Workshop provides a fully-clothed, trauma-free, patient-centered approach to treating trauma/PTSD/PTSI through healthy touch bodywork.
Matthew Howe is a professional massage therapist & educator, licensed in Ohio & Florida, who specializes in trauma-informed massage therapy to help peope deal with trauma & stress in their lives. He has developed an integrative approach to massage therapy & classes to give clients & students the ability to reach their goals. His 20 years as an educator & 23 years in treatment room comes through in his workshops in the way he makes learning fun, challenging & rewarding.