Massage therapists ease the pain of hospice patients — but aren't easy to find
Jun 6, 2023
CBS News - Massage therapists ease the pain of hospice patients — but aren't easy to find
Massage Therapy Improves Quality of Life for Seriously Ill Patients
May 23, 2023
New research demonstrates that patients in the palliative care setting benefit most from short, repeated doses of massage therapy in the hospital.
Podcast: The Gift of Massage for Seriously Ill Patients
May 18, 2023
Cal Cates is a guest on The Integrative Palliative Podcast with Delia Chiaramonte, MD.
ABMP Blog Highlights Healwell's Within Reach Symposium
May 15, 2023
Cal Cates and Corey Rivera were invited to write this piece about our Within Reach symposium for the ABMP blog.
Latest Study Highlighted by Physicians Weekly
May 13, 2023
The latest study Healwell published “Massage Therapy for Hospitalized Patients Receiving Palliative Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial” was highlighted in Physicians Weekly in their article "Massage Therapy for Palliative Care Patients in Hospital".
Podcast: Bringing Therapeutic Massage to Hospitals
May 10, 2023
Cal Cates on the first episode of S4OM's Collaborative Connections Podcast
Latest Study Highlighted by Clinical Pain Advisor
Feb 24, 2023
The latest study Healwell published, “Massage Therapy for Hospitalized Patients Receiving Palliative Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial” was highlighted by Clinical Pain Advisor in their article "Frequent Short Massage Therapy Sessions Beneficial for Hospitalized Patients."
Podcast: The Importance of Harm Reduction with Cal Cates
Feb 7, 2023
Cal Cates speaks about the lack of self-regulation training, examples of judgment with a client, and how offering opinions can have a “silencing effect” on clients.
Cal Cates on The Thinking Practitioner
Aug 24, 2022
Til Luchau talks with Cal Cates about "massage therapy's sex problem:" how the profession's "touchiness" about the intimacy-sensuality-sexuality continuum, however well-founded, might not be serving either our clients, nor ourselves.
Podcast: Let’s Talk. About Sex. Yes, Sex. (with Cal Cates)
Aug 23, 2022
Cal Cates joins the MBB podcast to talk about why we all need to get cozier talking about sex in our massage practices.
Your 3-Step Guide to Start Reading Research Papers
Aug 12, 2022
Corey Rivera authored this article about reading research for Massage Magazine.
Rebecca Sturgeon on The Thinking Practitioner
Jun 1, 2022
Healwell's Education Director, Rebecca Sturgeon goes "Beyond It Depends" on the Thinking Practitioner podcast.
The Gender Reveal Party Podcast: The Real Reveal with Cal Cates
Apr 18, 2022
Cal Cates interviewed by Jay Pryor for The Gender Reveal Party Podcast
Podcast: Cultivating Unconditional Positive Regard for Clients (with Cal Cates)
Oct 5, 2021
Allissa Haines and Cal Cates dig deep into the work that needs to be done to cultivate an unconditional positive regard for clients.
Cal Cates Interviewed on Massage Mentor Podcast
Aug 17, 2021
Diane Matkowski interviews Cal Cates on the Massage Mentor podcast
Podcast: How To (Not) Fix It (with Cal Cates)
Jun 9, 2021
Cal Cates joins The Thinking Practitioner to talk about how their work with death and dying brought perspective and presence to their work as a massage therapist; and to living itself.
New Cultural Competency Courses Added to ABMP Education Center
Jun 7, 2021
“Cultural Competency for Massage Therapists” from instructors Cal Cates and Kerry Jordan has been added to ABMP's Education Center.
“The Customer is Always Right... But Are They Really?”
Sep 1, 2020
Feature article in Massage & Bodywork Magazine by Healwell's Cal Cates and Kerry Jordan
Podcast: “The Client Is Always Right… Really?”
Aug 31, 2020
Kerry Jordan and Cal Cates join the ABMP podcast to talk about the difference between the validity of a client’s experience and what the therapist knows to be scientifically and mechanically sound.
Cal Cates featured in Arlington Magazine
May 21, 2020
Healwell's founder and Executive Director wrote this article for Arlington Magazine's COVID Chronicles.
What Does it Really Mean for Massage Therapy to be Non-Essential?
Cal Cates | May 13, 2020
A guest editorial written for Massage Magazine by Cal Cates
Healwell Offering Free Online Back to Practice Course
May 7, 2020
ABMP announces Healwell Offering Free Online Back to Practice Course for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers
Healwell Launches Podcast "Massage Therapy Without Borders"
Apr 13, 2020
ABMP News announces Healwell's new podcast.
Pediatric Patients: Verbal and Nonverbal Skills in a Hospital Setting
Nov 1, 2019
Feature article for Massage & Bodywork Magazine by Lauren (Cal) Cates and Kerry Jordan
ABMP Answers, "What Is Healwell?"
Oct 23, 2019
The ABMP blog answers the question, "What is Healwell?" with this short introduction
Kerry Jordan and Healwell featured on Aging Matters
Feb 5, 2019
Kerry Jordan was interviewed on the Aging Matters TV show, by host, Cheryl Beversdorf
Catherine Read Interviews Lauren Cates
Sep 12, 2018
Catherine Read sits down with Executive Director Lauren Cates of Healwell on Your Need to Know.
The 6 Skills Every Oncology Massage Therapist Must Possess
May 29, 2018
Hospital-based oncology massage sounds like a specific modality that can be easily defined. It's not.
Death, Dying, and the Breakability of Us All
Lauren Cates | Mar 1, 2018
Lauren Cates' feature article in the March-April 2018 issue of Massage & Bodywork Magazine
Palmer Foundation Funds MedStar to Study
Jan 27, 2017
Palmer Foundation Funds MedStar to Study Effects of Massage Therapy on Pain for Palliative Care Patients