Dr. Ben Benjamin teaches a variety of Advanced, Orthopedic, Medical & Sports Massage Classes at CE Institute LLC in Miami FL. He has been practicing massage therapy for 50 years and has been teaching for decades. He is an absolute master of the trade in many different subjects of our industry.
Dr. Ben Benjamin says: "Our psyche and soma are like the front and back of the hand - one does not exist without the other. Seeing the whole person in the context of his or her life, and treating the emotions along with physical pain or injury is often the most intelligent and effective way to approach the healing process." Here's Ben Benjamin's article in Massage Today that explains this concept for massage therapists: