Avoiding Burnout for Massage Therapists

Avoiding Burnout for Massage Therapists

Author(s): Amy Roberts, LMT

2CE credits 9 Lessons Text

Burnout in massage therapists is often insidious, creeping up steadily with prolonged excessive stress levels. Once the syndrome of burnout has set in, recovery may require some time and may be difficult to manage.

Learn ways for massage therapists to identify burnout and to avoid the syndrome.

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the cost and characteristics of burnout and how burnout differs from stress.
  • Identify the business practices you can adopt to ensure consistency in your business operations.
  • List five things you can do for yourself to restore or maintain life balance.

  1. Burnout Pre-conditions
  2. Defining Burnout
  3. Getting a Grip
  4. Time Balance Diagrams
  5. A Real Life Example
  6. Preventive Personal Strategies
  7. Effective Business Practices
  8. Self Care for Massage Therapists
  9. References

Amy Roberts has been a massage therapist for over 20 years. She is an international business and marketing coach for massage therapists and has helped over 5,000 massage therapists worldwide grow their businesses.