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The Framework of Therapy – Course

This video contains the course “Framework of Therapy.” The course outlines a reliable framework of activity for therapists that results in more successful sessions.

The video lasts about 75 minutes. There are some other web pages that supplement this course. They are useful but not required. You may devote more time to completing the course if you decide to review those pages as well.

After you watch the video, please submit an evaluation. When enough evaluations are received, the course can be submitted to the NCBTMB as potential Approved Provider content.


  • Define components of a session
  • Define more useful goals
  • Improve the process of subjective assessment
  • Improve the process of objective assessment
  • Plan a session that is more likely to meet the needs of the patient and practitioner
  • Understand the value ready-made, customizable session plans
  • Understand the value of reassessment in a successful session
  • Better manage expectations of the patient
  • Better define the components and purpose of closure

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The Framework of Therapy Course

This post leads you through a 75-minute presentation on building a winning bodywork session. It has many examples from the therapy room. It also takes you through the session framework and treatment plan for the classic seizing hamstring.

Please watch and fill out an evaluation. Your feedback is needed. We plan to start offering courses on Integrative Bodywork and Craniosacral in the spring!

Tony Preston has a practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where he sees clients. He has written materials and instructed classes since the mid-90s. This includes anatomy, trigger points, cranial, and neuromuscular.

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