Trauma Touch Therapy™

Trauma Touch Therapy™ Program

On this page: Overview, Objectives, Courses, Completion, Definitions, Gainful Employment Info


Program Overview

The 100 Clock Hour/6.5 Quarter Hour Trauma Touch Therapy™ Certificate Program is an advanced training program for massage therapists and adjunct health care professionals who are incorporating consciously applied touch into their work. It is designed to train massage therapists to work at an advanced level with individuals who have experienced trauma and abuse. Students are prepared to work with psychotherapists and/or other health care professionals in the trauma/abuse community.

An externship that will help students create a model for healthy client/therapist relationships by working with three individual clients with trauma histories. Students will meet with a personal support facilitator (psychotherapist and/or other health care professional) throughout the externship.


Program Objectives

See individual course descriptions for objectives.



Prerequisite Must have completed 500 hours in massage therapy training or be a psychotherapist or chiropractor.
(Class ID)
Trauma Touch Therapy™ Level 1 * (TTT 210)
Trauma Touch Therapy™ Level 2 * (TTT 220)
See individual course descriptions for prerequisites.* Indicates course is required for AOS Degree for this area of specialty.



  • Students successfully completing the program will receive a certificate of training.
  • 12 months (maximum)



  • Full Time Student is one who is taking a minimum of 12 quarter credits.
  • Academic Year is a minimum of 30 weeks or 36 quarter credits.


Gainful Employment Information (Data Reported in 2016)

Name and Standard Occupational Classification for this program Massage Therapists; 31-9011.00
U.S. Dept. of Labor’s O*Net for this program Click Here
On-time graduation rate for this program 92%
Job placement rate 92%
Median loan debt incurred Title IV: $0; Private: $0
Tuition and fee charges See Advanced Training Tuition
Graduation & Placement Rates See Chart