National Massage Therapy Awareness Week®

Share the benefits of massage with your community during AMTA’s 27th annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (NMTAW), October 22-28, 2023!

NMTAW® is designed to raise public understanding about the benefits of massage, attract media attention to nationwide activities being carried out by AMTA chapters and members and to give all AMTA members an opportunity to demonstrate their professionalism and skill.

If you’re a consumer who would like to find a professional massage therapist, or learn more about the benefits of massage, visit AMTA’s Find a Massage Therapist national locator service.

Planning Your NMTAW Activity


Additional Resources

National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (NMTAW) Committee

Tom Dougherty, LMT

Chair: Tom Dougherty – reports to President

Thomas Dougherty, LMT DPT is a massage therapist since 1994. He works in out-patient clinics with Chiropractors & other Physical Therapists mainly using medical massage techniques, like stretching, myofascial release, and pain control. Tom’s been a Physical Therapist since 1997, and he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2022; he’s also an accomplished actor of stage and screen since 1984.

Tom currently serves the AMTA-Nevada Chapter as a Chapter Board Member and as Co-Chair – South of the Community Outreach and Chair of the National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® Committees. Tom has served the chapter as a Board Member and Financial Administrator.

If you’d like to coordinate something that the amta nevada chapter can help you implement or implement with your goals in mind, please contact us as soon as possible…so we can get the ball ROLLING!