Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT
Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT specializes in massage therapy for patients with cancer, neurological challenges, and complex chronic pain. She is proficient in a range of massage modalities, including Swedish massage, craniosacral therapy, and somatic bodywork.
Carolyn has a master’s degree in East West Psychology from the California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS) and has received over 700 hours of classroom training in massage therapy. She has been a massage therapist since 2005, and has been doing massage therapy in hospitals since 2006, including California Pacific Medical Center’s Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, and in the Pain and Healing Clinic at Laguna Honda Hospital.
Carolyn is a member of the Academic Collaborative of Integrative Healthcare, where she serves on the Hospital Based Massage Therapy task force. She is also a preferred practitioner and member of the Education Committee with the Society for Oncology Massage, an international organization for massage therapists working in the field of oncology. Carolyn presents at many national conferences and teaches internationally, including in Japan and Mexico.
In addition to her work at the Osher Center, Carolyn has a private practice in somatic bodywork. She is the founder of Tague Consulting, which offers education and consulting services that provide practitioners with knowledge and tools for working with medically complex clients and in hospital environments. Read her article, Hospital Based Massage Therapy: A Call for Competencies, published in the June 2016 issue of Massage Magazine.