Alison Phillips is a graduate of the Finger lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, NY and is a fully licensed and insured Massage Therapist in New York State. She is also nationally certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and a Professional member of the Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals ABMP. In addition, she holds a Bachelor's Degree from SUNY Geneseo in Biology and is a longtime NYS Emergency Medical Technician. In 2013, she obtained certification in Manual Lymphatic Drainage from the Academy of Lymphatic Studies ACOLS.
Massage Therapy is a second career for Alison following 30 years in healthcare and hospital administration and raising three daughters. She believes that all life's challenges manifest themselves in the body and has a special interest in working with people who are dealing with significant stress in their lives. Alison believes that massage is an effective and non-invasive complement to healthcare and wellness. She has a broad base of scientific knowledge regarding medical conditions and is skilled in Swedish Massage, KAM, Reflexology, Hydrotherapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and Connective Tissue/Deep Tissue techniques. She combines these practical skills with respectful communication. empathy and life experience to provide her clients with the best possible massage experience.