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Canadian RMTs honoured

trishdon.jpgOct. 16, Simcoe, Ont. – Don Dillon RMT and Trish Dryden M.Ed RMT were honoured with the Massage Therapist of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards, respectively, at the 2012 Canadian Massage Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, this past weekend.

October 16, 2012  By Massage Therapy Canada

Dillon is the author of Massage Therapist Practice: Start. Sustain. Succeed.
as well as the self-study
workbook Charting Skills for Massage Therapists
.  Don has lectured in seven Canadian provinces and over 60 of
his articles have appeared in massage industry publications – including Massage
Therapy Canada –  in Canada, the
United States and Australia.  Don
is also the recipient of several other awards – including from the Ontario
Massage Therapist Association – and is one of the founding members of Massage
Therapy Radio (

Dryden, MEd, RMT, is a clinician, researcher, and educator specializing in
massage education and integrative health care. She has over 30 years of
experience as an educator, researcher, and clinician in massage therapy, and
complementary and integrated health care. She is currently Associate Vice
President of Research and Corporate Planning for Centennial College in Toronto,
and Past Chair of Heads of Applied Research, encompassing all 24 colleges in
Ontario. She is also former chair of the College of Massage Therapists of
Ontario (provincial government regulatory body for massage therapy) and was
dean of the Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic from 1990 to 1999.

Therapy Canada
wishes to extend our congratulations to both award
winners and wish them well in their ongoing endeavours. 


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