NAMTPT Membership Benefits:

  •  Web Directory Listing so the public can find you easily
    "Professional", "Associate Professional" and "Associate Professional-Allied" each get a public listing that you can change yourself, with specifics about your practice, specialty and contact info. Add a photo and the listing links to your personal website if you have one.
  • Subscription to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapists (Professional,Associate Professional and Associate Professional-Allied) subscription goes from April to April each year. (you will receive previously published editions of the magazine if you join mid-way during that year.) Also includes the option to view on-line with back issues and search options.
  • E-newsletter (occasional)
  • Certificate of membership
  • Access to “members only” section of web site
  • Mentoring possibilities from other members
  • Discounted registration NAMTPT annual conference
  • Discount off some massage membership and liability insurance 
  • NAMTPT membership is entitled to 10% off products from The Pressure Positive Company. 10%off base wholesale pricing on all products (including the MyoFree) regardless of quantity ordered.
  • Eligible to hold elected office, elected committee chair or serve on any committee (Professional,  Associate Professional  and Associate Professional –Allied memberships)
  • *Members-only section includes: down-loadable office forms, NAMTPT official documents, NAMTPT newsletter archives, Mentor Program info, resources and web links, historical info.

Membership Levels:

Professional - $175/year

Associate Professional - $175/year

  • CMTPT, or MTPT who has completed or graduated from in-person, hands-on listed training program (provide proof) (complete FULL hands-on program) OR a grandfathered school graduate and has not fulfilled the 20 CEUs.

Associate Professional - Allied  $175/year

  • Licensed healthcare professional, who has studied myofascial trigger point therapy. This level may include MD, DC, OT, PT, Nurse, Massage Therapist, LMT, Neil-Asher Technique, other body-workers, etc. This also includes computer based  and book based learning programs.
    (some states have no license for MT, in those states, no license is required) Please indicate your training in myofascial trigger point therapy or source of education.   

Student - $55/year

  • CURRENTLY attending a listed training programs in myofascial trigger point therapy
  • Does not  include subscription to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapists or directory listing
  • You may upgrade at any time during that year to the full memberships
  • Student discount on Convention/Conference
  • Eligible to serve on any committee

Supporting - $55/year

  • Friend of the NAMTPT: patients, organizations, supportive professionals
  • $10 discount to annual convention
  • Does not  include subscription to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapists or directory listing

If you are in or have graduated from another program that teaches myofascial trigger point therapy, please contact MaryJo  Smiley at email Mary Jo at (with "education" in the subject line) with information on that program. Detailed information from the school will be very helpful.

If you offer a training program and would like it to be included in our listed training programs please contact Mary Jo at (with "education" in the subject line) with detailed information about the program for consideration.

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