Welcome to the Institute for Therapeutic Massage (ITM), the only massage therapy school in New Jersey with six locations and multiple hospital affiliations. Established over 15 years ago, Institute for Therapeutic Massage is still operated by the original founder, Lisa Helbig, LMT, who has put together an executive staff of massage therapists and other health-related professionals who are focused on providing you with the education and hands-on skills needed to enter the exciting and dynamic health and wellness industry – as a massage therapist, personal trainer, or shiatsu practitioner. Our graduates are experiencing unprecedented success and job placement rates as they pursue new career paths, and our intention is to help you do the same. Never before have the opportunities for multi-dimensional massage therapists been so great!

Welcome to the first step on the road to the most rewarding career you’ll ever have, one that offers limitless opportunities to create positive and lasting change in the lives of others while still allowing you to make a decent living, experience less stress, have more flexibility and control, and achieve an overall higher quality of life. Enjoy the journey. We look forward to sharing your vision with you soon, and invite you to come visit our massage therapy school.

Our Massage & Bodywork Program
Our Eastern Bodywork Program / Shiatsu
The Massage Therapy & Personal Training Program
Oncology Massage Certification Program
  • Haskell, NJ
  • Red Bank, NJ
  • Newark, NJ
  • Morristown, NJ
  • Toms River, NJ
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The Institute for Therapeutic Massage
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Approved by:

NJ Department of Education & Labor
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)

Affiliated With:

UMDNJ - University Hospital (Newark)
Morristown Memorial Hospital - Atlantic Mind Body
St. Barnabas Healthcare System - Community Medical

Member of:

The American Massage Therapy Association Council of Schools
ABMP: American Bodywork and Massage Professionals

Accredited By:

The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)