Amber Smith

I'm not just a massage therapist, I am a facilitator of healing.

Becoming a massage therapist was a calling not a first choice for a career.  After my service in the Army I was looking into a career as an interior decorator, however God had a different plan.  At a church service a friend of mine (and massage therapist) came over and asked if she could work on my shoulder and neck.  She noticed that I was all "crinked" up from holding my infant.  In that moment I new that becoming a therapist was my calling and the next day I researched local massage progra...

Becoming a massage therapist was a calling not a first choice for a career.  After my service in the Army I was looking into a career as an interior decorator, however God had a different plan.  At a church service a friend of mine (and massage therapist) came over and asked if she could work on my shoulder and neck.  She noticed that I was all "crinked" up from holding my infant.  In that moment I new that becoming a therapist was my calling and the next day I researched local massage programs.


My journey as a therapist has been a windy road and in my opinion I feel that it has made me a better therapist; I'll start at the beginning.

I knew that I wanted to start my own business and I had an independent contractor agreement with the chiropractor that I interned with as soon as I graduated.  Two months after graduation and getting a running start on my business a box truck cut off my husband and I while on his motorcycle.  We were blessed to not be killed, my left hand was crushed, my molars were crushed and I sustained a TBI that I live with to this day along with daily chronic pain.

Understanding what it's like living with pain and ways to relieve pain and live a healthier life has helped me to ask the questions of clients to understand what they are going through and what I can do to help them, through not just my training but my experiences as well.  I continue to learn new modalities to add to my knowledge and I am planning and in the hopes for the future to build and open my own wellness center.





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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

PA # MSG001923

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

# 590219-10

Education
2009

Pittsburgh Technical Institute: North Fayette Campus

Massage Therapy

Experience
Bodywork

Continuing Quest of Education and Study

I have had hands on education in Myofascial Release, Lomi-Lomi, Body and Scrubs/Mud Wraps. I am continuously engaging in online web studies of sports massage, psychology, aromatherapy, herbology, studies in anatomy, and so forth.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Anonymous on Mar 30
Knowledgeable, professional, and did a great job.
by Anonymous on Mar 15
Amber is very professional and knowledgeable. Therapeutic massage was awesome! Thank you Amber!
by Kathy on Mar 13
Amber is amazing. She truly listens to concerns related to health and well being and is able to target the problem areas quickly and efficiently. She is knowledgeable, professional and very welcoming. I highly recommend her services particularly related to pain management of injuries, arthritis and stress relief.
by Anonymous on Feb 22
Amber is amazingly personable.
by Anonymous on Feb 16
Received the Best therapeutic massage from Amber. She knows how to work through the trouble spots.
by Anonymous on Jan 26
The massage was amazing! Amber focuses on your trouble spots. Parking in Sewickley is annoying but going later made it easier.
by Bryan on Jan 18
very good
by Felix on Jul 09
Traffic noise.
by Anonymous on Jun 05
Amber is very skilled. I always feel great when I leave there. I walk out like a zombie. haha. The ambience is always relaxing and serene.
by Nancy on Apr 30
I go regularly to alleviate pain from fibromyalgia. It is one of the most effective treatments I have found. Amber is always learning new things about massage, and has found new treatments since I began going in 2011 that have helped even more. I was in a bad car accident in 2015. My hip was badly affected and took 2 years to heal. My massages were a significant factor in that healing. Highly recommend!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Integrative Massage
  • Reiki

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