Katie Gissy, LMT, CLT

"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." -Jim Rohn

Therapeutic massage therapy has been a passion of mine since I was young. The human body and it's resiliency never ceases to amaze me. I was in a car accident in 1994, suffering severe whiplash and other minor injuries. I was then introduced to, and experienced first-hand, the many healing benefits of massage therapy. I was intrigued with how my body responded so well to professional, therapeutic touch. That prompted me to do more research on massage therapy and it's many forms. This led me t...

Therapeutic massage therapy has been a passion of mine since I was young. The human body and it's resiliency never ceases to amaze me. I was in a car accident in 1994, suffering severe whiplash and other minor injuries. I was then introduced to, and experienced first-hand, the many healing benefits of massage therapy. I was intrigued with how my body responded so well to professional, therapeutic touch. That prompted me to do more research on massage therapy and it's many forms. This led me to my purpose, and eventually career, as a licensed massage therapist. 


After I graduated from Marshall University in 2003 with my Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, I moved to Orlando, FL to pursue my dream of becoming a massage therapist. I attended Florida College of Natural Health and acquired an Associate's Degree in Advanced Therapeutic Massage, specializing in Neuromuscular Therapy and Sports Massage. 

I have been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2004, gaining experience in the medical, spa, and independent environments over the years. I'm happy to share that the same passion for helping others through this type of work still grows stronger everyday. 

In January, 2019, I completed the 135+ hour Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) course through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy to become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT). This certification involves an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the lymphatic system, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), bandaging, and/or remedial exercises as it pertains to lymphedema and other causes of edema/swelling (ie...chronic venous insufficiency, trauma, injury, or post-surgical swelling).

Along with spending quality time with family and friends, I enjoy outdoor sports like hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, snowboarding, rock climbing, volleyball, and much more. 

There is so much happening in our world. My hope is that you make the time to take care of your mind, body, and spirit. 

In health, 
Katie


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

WV # 2006-1979

Massage Therapy

# MA41171

Education
2004

Florida College of Natural Health

AS - Advanced Therapeutic Massage

2003

Marshall University

BA - Sociology

2019

Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy

CDT/MLD

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Tonya on Jul 28
Katie was very professional and focused on my problem areas. She also reviewed stretches I could do to help at home
by Vicky on Jul 24
I felt that my health and well-being; safety and comfort were of utmost importance.
by Sharon on Jul 15
Katie is an excellent massage therapist. She is very knowledgeable and professional.
by Haley on Jul 06
Katie was very nice and professional, she listened and assessed me and explained what she was going to go before starting the massage, she checked in with me the whole time, the massage was GREAT! Definitely will continue seeing her!
by Anonymous on Jun 14
Great first massage
by Mary on Jun 12
Very relaxing experience. Wonderful care.
by Carol on Jun 04
Absolutely!!!
by Anonymous on May 29
One of the best massages I have had! Nice ambience and a professional masseuse!
by Josh on May 28
It was a very good experience, she takes her job very seriously and is great at it.
by Mindy on May 08
Katie is the best massage therapist I've ever had. She's knowledgeable, kind, and concerned with her patients' healing and how she can best facilitate the healing journey.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Other
  • Chair Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Custom Therapeutic Massage
  • Swedish Massage

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