Vickie Branch

  • NH License #: 306M

"To obtain good results, we must blend ourselves with and travel in harmony with Nature's truths." Andrew Taylor Still The father of Osteopathy 1892

Vickie Branch is a licensed  New Hampshire Massage Therapist with over 27 years in practice. She completed her osteopathic training at the Canadian College of Osteopathy, Toronto, Ontario in 2005. Vickie completed her osteopathic degree with a qualitative thesis on the topic of Visceral Osteopathy.

Vickie began teaching in the early 90's and currently teaches  at River Valley Community College in Claremont, NH.  She served on the New Hampshire Advisory Board for Massage and was involved as the...

Vickie Branch is a licensed  New Hampshire Massage Therapist with over 27 years in practice. She completed her osteopathic training at the Canadian College of Osteopathy, Toronto, Ontario in 2005. Vickie completed her osteopathic degree with a qualitative thesis on the topic of Visceral Osteopathy.

Vickie began teaching in the early 90's and currently teaches  at River Valley Community College in Claremont, NH.  She served on the New Hampshire Advisory Board for Massage and was involved as the NH delegate for the Federation of Massage Therapy Boards. From there she served as a subject matter expert in the development of the Massage Licensing Exam known as the MBLEx and now volunteers for the Federation State of Massage Therapy and Bodyworkers exam development committee.  In addition, she serves as the Government Relations chair for NH-AMTA.

Vickie is a contributing author for "Teaching Massage: Fundamental Principles in Adult Education for Massage Program Instructors"

Licenses
Massage

NH # 306M

Education
1989

New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts: Hudson

Massage Therapy Certificate

2007

Canadian College of Osteopathy

Manual Osteopathy

Experience
Bodywork

Anatomy Instructor

Cadaver prosection at Dartmouth Medical School and Franklin Pierce University

Private Practice

Private practice since 1990

Adjunct Professor

River Valley Community College Massage Certificate Program Instructor of Swedish Massage, Pathology, Ethics, Kinesiology, Cranial Sacral Therapy Previous program director 1996-2001

Continuing Education Provider

Provide instruction in anatomy, cranial sacral therapy and visceral manipulation

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Medical Massage
  • Swedish Massage

Coaching

  • consultation