Rachael Parkes is an experienced Registered Massage Therapist who practices in and brings knowledge of Swedish, Hawaiian and Thai massage techniques with a focus in injury prevention, therapeutic treatments, and rehabilitation. She currently works with a variety of practitioners at a wellness clinic in London and is involved in her individual Massage Therapy practice.
Massage Therapy is a rapidly growing field and recognized as an essential part of health care and overall wellness.
This program is recognized by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as meeting the academic requirements for eligibility to write the registration examination. Successful candidates of this examination will be entitled to use the professional designation of Registered Massage Therapist. Additional fees will apply.
Westervelt College is also a member of the Ontario Council of Private Massage Therapy Colleges.
Financial assistance is available to students who qualify. For assistance, please contact our Admissions team for more information.
$1,000 scholarship available at the Kitchener campus. Find out more about the scholarship!
The Massage Therapy program in our Brantford, Kitchener & London, Ontario campuses are taught by massage therapists who have years of experience and expertise. Westervelt classrooms are set up for success, and you’ll gain the crucial hands-on experience you will need to succeed in our unique clinic classrooms. Also, you’ll gain valuable experience during the massage clinic.
- Human Sciences
- Massage Techniques
- Adjunct Body Work Modalities
- Professional Standards
- Ethics & Legislation
- Clinical Practices
- Orthopaedic Assessments
- Health & Safety
- Business Management
- Community Outreach Clinic
- Anatomy & Physiology
- First Aid/CPR
- Mastering the Attitude of Success (TPI MAS)
- Enriched Academy
Students graduating from this program may choose to become entrepreneurs by opening their own massage clinic or may seek career opportunities in physiotherapy clinics, health spas, chiropractic practices, sports injury clinics, fitness centers, wellness centers.
Areas of Massage Therapy Employment
- Private Clinics
- Rehabilitation Centres
- Multidisciplinary Environments