Massage Therapy Clinic Policies
- Massage sessions are available by appointment only.
- Payment is due at the time of the massage appointment.
- Cost of massage clinic is $20 for the public, $10 for SSCT staff and students. Massage sessions are 50 minutes in length.
- Payment must be in cash or check. Credit cards are not accepted.
- Gift certificates are available for same amounts as above.
- Appointments are reserved for the time slot chosen. Clients arriving late for their appointments will receive the remainder of their time. Clients who are late by more than 15 minutes must reschedule their massage.
- Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Suggestive comments, sexual innuendos, touching of a massage student in an inappropriate way, will result in the termination of the massage session, and the client will not be allowed to return for further massages.
- Clinic policy forbids the Clinic supervisor or student from giving out a massage student’s phone number to any client.
- Clients are not permitted to request a particular massage student, however, gender preferences will be respected.
- Please arrive at the massage clinic approximately 15 minutes prior to you first session in order to fill out a brief medical form. Clients may wish to download the intake form, fill it out, and bring it with them to their initial appointment.
- Clients are expected to exhibit good hygiene and are asked to minimize the use of perfume, cologne and heavily scented personal products.
- The use of cell phones or pagers is not allowed during the massage session, please silence or turn off cell phones prior to massage.
- This clinic follows the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Massage Therapy Association. (www.amtamassage.com).
- Since Stark State massage students are not licensed, tipping is not required.
- Since there is only a curtain separating each massage area, we ask that you keep talking to a minimum.
- A minor (under 18) can receive a massage with written parental permission and parental attendance in the massage clinic during the course of the massage session.
- While last minute cancellations do occur, excessive cancellations or no-shows will not be tolerated. If a client no-shows or last minute cancels for three appointments, they will not be welcomed back by the massage clinic.
Your massage therapy records are kept in the strictest confidence by this clinic. All client records are kept in a secure place, and only those who need to see a client’s file for legitimate business or professional purposes have access to them. Your records will not be released to third parties, including health care providers and insurance companies, without your written consent. Records may be surrendered if required by law.