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Consultations with Irene Smith may be scheduled through FaceTime, Skype, or by phone. To schedule, call (415) 564-1750 or Email: everflowing@earthlink.net

 

Topics Include:

For Body Workers

Basic information on offering bodywork to fragile, seriously ill and/or dying persons, including:

• Modification of standard massage techniques

• Quality assurance methods

• Contra indications

• The emotional impact for the practitioner

• Developing a private practice with the ill and the dying in a home setting

- resource materials included in consults listed above

 

For Health Care Providers

• How to create a more nurturing caregiving relationship for patient and provider through touch awareness

• The emotional impact of working with the ill and the dying

• Handbooks included

 

For Schools and Organizations

• Development and implementation of a hospice massage program. Manual available at extra cost.

• How to organize a safe and effective on-site clinical practice in skilled nursing facilities, and in hospice care units. Written packet included.

• Any of the topics above or combination of above topics.

 

Fees:

• $90 per hour for private persons

• $150 per hour for organizations and schools

"Our consultation was of great value to me. I went into my first hospice massage confident of my skills and prepared with the necessary tools. The gift that consulting with you gave me was that I just needed to show up and not worry about carting around any accessory that I thought necessary for a successful massage. The massage was a success by being there, fully present for another.

Thank you for answering all of my questions and concerns Irene. Your guidance has made me a better massage therapist." — Mary Kate May, Massage Therapist