Our Professional Alliances

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Consistent with our mission, S4OM values establishing mutually beneficial partnerships to advance the oncology massage profession and to support the clients and therapists it serves. Through our partnership program, S4OM collaborates with nonprofit and for-profit organizations to achieve its vision. For more information email [email protected].


S4OM Partners Program

Featured Partner

We are honored to have Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) be our first featured affiliate partner.

Northwestern Health Sciences University advances innovative models of integrative care to lead people to live happier, healthier lives. Whether you’re a student considering a career in health sciences, a practitioner looking to enhance your skills, or an individual seeking care at one of our multidisciplinary clinics, Northwestern Health Sciences University welcomes you to experience our community of healers. Our goal is to transform health care through patient-centered, evidence-based, care that optimizes health and well-being.

Since 2010 NWHSU has co-hosted the Oncology Massage Healing Summit with S4OM. This year they partnered with S4OM in our firs Virtual Summit.


S4OM has Professional Alliances with the following organizations.

Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE)

AFMTE serves as an independent voice, advocate, and resource for the massage therapy and bodywork education community.

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American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)

AMTA is the largest nonprofit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools.

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Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP)

ABMP goes above and beyond to help our members succeed, bringing you the insurance you need, the free CE you want, and the personalized benefits and service you deserve.

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Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF)

MTF provides support to the massage therapy profession. MTF has provided over $1 million in research grants studying the science behind therapeutic massage. MTF founded and publishes an open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal and provides many educational resources for massage therapists, educators, and students. MTF provides community service grants to populations in need of therapeutic massage who would otherwise lack access.

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National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)

NCBTMB is an independent, private, nonprofit organization.  NCBTMB’s mission: Elevating the massage therapy profession nationwide by establishing and advancing the highest credentials and standards of excellence.

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Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU)

NWHSU is a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but also advance health care.

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Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)

SIO is the premier multi-disciplinary professional organization for integrative oncology. SIO enables communication, education, and research to occur by bringing together practitioners from multiple disciplines focused on the care of cancer patients and survivors.

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Spa4ThePink provides education and services that instill mindfulness, self-care, and happiness; and through that process, create a ripple effect that transforms the healing journey for individuals affected by cancer.

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