You will gain an understanding of what Mental Health is. This is important to gain understanding of what your clients may be going through.
The crucial element of any treatment, you will be introduced to my concept of the Hierarchy of Needs for client mental well-being, and how this effects the therapeutic relationship.
We'll look at some of the current research available, as well as explore the link between pain & mental health. We'll also look at the risks, considerations and benefits of Massage Therapy as a treatment for Mental Health.
You will consider some fictional case studies and some of the considerations and techniques you would use. You will also have the opportunity to join the forum with your fellow professionals.
Self-care is crucial when treating clients who have mental health conditions. You'll gain an understanding of the impact not looking after yourself can have. You'll also recieve your own self-care manual to help you implement effective self-care for career longevity.