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Forward Facing Trauma Therapy by Eric Gentry, PhD

trauma-homeStress is a physiological phenomenon, and trauma is stress that hasn’t been worked through. This is for everyone. Robert Scare taught us that trauma is a spectrum. From PTSD at one end to the mild unresolved stress we all experience that can lead to reactivity and misery, this fabulous book by Dr. Eric Gentry takes a somatic approach to healing trauma along the entire spectrum. It is an amazing book; I can’t recommend it highly enough!

How to Learn Anything – Part 1: An Introduction

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”                                            –Mahatma Gandhi

There is nothing in life quite like the “eureka moment;” that instant when something that previously made no sense comes into perfect focus: “I’ve got it!”

How do we prepare ourselves to have more of those moments? Continue reading

SSMT Website Has A New Design!

It’s been an absurdly long time coming. We admit it. We’ve been working on this (slowly) for years.

The old site was designed in 2002 and has been showing it’s age for some time. We hope you find the new site more informative, easier to navigate, and more pleasant to look at.

Applying for Federal Financial Aid Just Got Simpler!

There are two new important changes to the 2017-2018 application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Both should make filling out the application easier and give you the ability to see your entire financial aid package sooner!

Student Aid ApplicationFirst, the 2017-2018 financial aid award year doesn’t start until July 1, 2017, but now you can fill out your FAFSA as soon as October 1, 2016.  We used to have to wait until January!  This means you can see your entire financial aid picture sooner.

The second change is that you’ll use your 2015 tax return Continue reading

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Welcome to the SSMT Blog!

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This will be the place for announcements, musings, and general sharing of ideas by the staff at SSMT. Our intention is for some entries to be informative, others to be practical.  and many  to be thought provoking.

Whether you are a student, graduate, fan of massage therapy, or someone exploring the possibility of becoming a massage therapist, we hope you will find something interesting in these pages.

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