Dual Relationships

Date: Jun 28, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Online bookings are not available for this class, please see registration info below.


Michael Alicia and Christine Mire Rose

3 NCBTMB/NY State CE Ethics Credits

Fee: $35

In this class we will explore boundary issues as defined by dual relationships and the
power differential, and the challenges involved in maintaining clearly
defined but workable boundaries. We will explore the therapist/client relationship in
conjunction with:

Business Relationships

  • Employer/Employee
  • Colleague/Related Business Professional (Doctors, Physical Therapists, Personal Trainers, Acupuncturists)
  • Supply Business Professionals (Lawyers, Accountants, Assistants, Laundry Service, Web Designers, Cleaning Service)

Social Relationships

  • Professional/Social Friend

Family Relationships

  • Family Member/Parents/Sibling/Relative

Sexual Relationships

  • Husband or Wife/Boyfriend or Girlfriend


Michael Alicia, LMT is the founder and director of Massage Space NYC. He has been a licensed massage therapist since 1992 with a thriving practice in Manhattan. Michael has been a teacher of Swedish massage, Shiatsu and Thai massage at the venerable Swedish Institute since 1994. He is also a visiting faculty member at the Therapeutic Massage Training Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the author of the Stretching Process DVD and Workshop and the Massage Therapist’s Handbook: A Practical Guide to the Business of Massage.

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Christine Mire Rose, LMT is an experienced Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor. She is licensed in New York State and Nationally Certified by the NCBTMB with advanced training in Medical Massage techniques, Shiatsu and Reflexology. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher and member of the national Yoga Alliance. In addition to her private practice, Christine teaches massage at the prestigious Swedish Institute of Health Science in New York and is a frequent instructor at the Integral Yoga Institute. Christine’s philosophy of care is based on the simple fact that your body can’t heal unless it is truly relaxed and that it’s impossible to think clearly when your body is not comfortable. Helping you achieve this ease and clarity is the foundation of her work. For more information, visit newleafmassagenyc.com

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