Joanne Cosgrove is a Certified Therapeutic Massage and Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist (non-lymphedema) whose focus is the relief and management of pain. This includes improving movement and restoring function to those areas in need. She has extensive experience working with pre & post surgical populations. Her primary mission is assisting people in the reduction/elimination/ or management of the pain & tension in their bodies so that they may resume those activities that bring them enJOYment in life : )
Joanne has actively pursued and participated in continuing education since graduating in August of 2000. She holds certificates in: Massage Therapy & Health Education (National Holistic Institute: A College of Massage Therapy), Clinical/Orthopedic Massage (The Center for Pain Management: James Waslaski), Manual Lymph Drainage (The Dr. Vodder School International & The Chikly Institute), Vacuum Therapy Massage Cupping, Burn Scar Massage, CranioSacral Therapy (the Upledger Institute), Myofascial Release (John Barnes Institute), and is a member in good standing with: the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC#59544), the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), & the International Association of Healthcare Educators (IAHE).
She views people as being whole already, regardless of appearance, symptoms, diagnosis or behavior. She has maintained this belief since her previous career as a Behavioral Health Counselor where she collaborated with other medical and healthcare professionals in various inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment environments.
The majority of new clients to Joanne have trusted a referral given by an existing client, friend, family member, medical or healthcare professional. All sessions are designed to address an individual client's specific needs and specific goals at the time of their service.
“Joanne’s years of experience truly inform her clients’ experience.” ~W.E.