Kathleen Wing, LMT has been the Complementary Therapies Coordinator at the Dempsey Center since September 2013. Before that she had a massage therapy practice in Yarmouth, Maine for 5 years. She has practiced in a wide variety of settings, taught massage therapy courses and volunteered massage therapy services at the Mercy Oncology-Hematology Center at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine. She currently sees oncology patients and caregivers at a cancer support center affiliated with the Central Maine Medical Center hospital group. She also provides massage in inpatient, outpatient infusion, hospice and athletic event settings, and organizes a professional peer-to-peer networking group for massage therapists specializing in Oncology Massage Therapy in Maine. She is an affiliated partner with Lucy's Love Bus, LLC, and a Regional S4OM Champion.
Any client receiving treatment for cancer and within one year of diagnosis can receive several massage sessions and a variety of other support services at no cost through the Dempsey Center. To learn more, please visit the website: http://www.dempseycenter.org/.
S4OM Recognized Training
2013 - Completed Webinar Series on Hospital-Based Massage Therapy programs with Ben Benjamin Institute/TW&A
2013- Completed 20.5 hours CE at S4OM Summit, Including Understanding and Supporting Energy Depletion with Eastern Bodywork with Isabel Adkins
2014 - Completed 15 hour Cancer Exercise Specialist Training with Cancer Exercise Training Institute
2015 - Completed 40 Hour Oncology Massage Therapy Advanced Mentorship Program with Tracy Walton & Associates
2016 - Completed 17.5 hours CE at S4OM Summit, Including Creating Space: Addressing Scar Tissue and Shoulder Mechanics for the Breast Cancer Client with Jamie Elswick