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.

These videos last about 1 hour. 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

Course Videos

Integrative Bodywork Model

Overview with Introduction and Examples



Treatment Planning

Treatment, Reassessment & Closure


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The Integrative Model

This video is a brief overview of the Integrative Bodywork Model. It explores the difference between integrated and integrated approaches. Additionally., it walks through an example.

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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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Tony Preston

Tony Preston, LMT has been treating adults and children since the early 90s. He has authored a number of texts on neuromuscular and craniosacral techniques. He has taught Neuromuscular Therapy for ASHA School of Massage and craniosacral the National Institute of Craniosacral Studies. He currently teaches seminars in Integrative Craniosacral techniques at The Body Guild.

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