… Ready to go after that job you’ve been daydreaming about?
… Need the resources and support to jump ship and start your own practice?
… Want to create a career that aligns with your authentic lifestyle?
The training that created and continues to develop your unique massage style is a beautiful gift. Now to execute connection for employment or organization and promotion of a thriving practice - there is essential support, education and resources that Career Advising can provide you.
Advising that meets you where you're at:
Looking for the "right" job?
New to a community?
Having a difficult time promoting yourself?
Unsure what the next step to creating a business is?
Want to find new avenues for revenue within your business?
Want to sell retail products in your space?
If you are a hiring manager located in/around Eugene OR, and are looking for quality applicants for your open positions, I'd be happy to help connect you with some amazing Licensed Massage Therapists. Please email for further assistance.
My Massage Advisor | Brenda Stebbeds, LMT
Hello! my name is Brenda Stebbeds - I am an entrepreneur and massage therapist based out of Eugene Oregon. I started My Massage Advisor as a resource for local massage therapists looking for job connections and career advising. I believe that one's career path is a unique, individual journey. One-on-one advising sessions hold the space for us to identify and develop your strengths in an industry with a complex job market.
I speak from the knowledge, strength and experience that has graced my ongoing journey; sharing with my clients the strong resources and connections I have built along the way.
AS Degree | Business Management
Eleven years of experience as a professional Massage Therapist | OR License #14061
Ten years of experience as a Small Business owner
Four years brick and mortar retail experience | Urban Therapeutic, Eugene OR
Two years as a course instructor | Professional Practices, Lane Community College
Here's what others are saying:
“Brenda's supportive wisdom and experience are a breath of fresh air. Her warmth and professionalism warrant five stars and a hearty recommendation.” - Isaac Boatright (Google review)
"Thank you for helping me get a job! I started today!" - Heather Kirkpatrick, LMT Eugene Oregon
"Reliable Network Ally with quality connections. On many occasions, I have been in need of business network connections and resources, specifically manpower requirements. With each request, you have provided thoughtful and quality recommendations while extending the goodwill and trust to us and those people you connected to us. Your willingness to share resources and extend trust has increased the speed and efficiency of Anjuna, while reducing overall costs in labor and time. Thank you!" - Dr. Nathan J Heide, Owner of Anjuna Medicine
"Brenda is an amazing woman and business owner! She is a wealth of knowledge and an incredible resource for the community. I couldn't recommend Urban Therapeutic any more highly." - Molly Johnstone, LMT (Google review)
I look forward to the opportunity to start the conversation and see how I can support your success. Here's to creating an authentic, long term career in Massage Therapy! - Brenda
Take the first step | Begin by booking your first session today!
Complimentary Consult Session: If you are interested in learning more about career advising and how it could help you reach your goals, I offer a complimentary 15min phone consult to discuss the opportunities of our work together.
A Career Coaching Session: Single 1:1 Coaching Session
Goal setting, client progress updates, job connection and established practitioner problem solving. Includes one 15min phone follow up (within 30 days).
A Session Package: Four 1:1 Coaching Sessions
Ideal for new business start ups, long term goal achievement, and specialized job connections. Includes two 15min phone follow ups between sessions.
Instructional Services | massage therapy Courses
Continuing Education Courses for LMT's
Available instruction for business/large groups, one on one, and small groups
Cost per unit is determine on students per class and necessity of availability
Current Courses Available:
Ethics: Navigation Ethics with a Moral Compass
2hr Credit Session or 4hr Credit Session
Business: Creating Touch Points for Client Loyalty
2hr Credit Session
Professional CE credit courses. View these classes under our upcoming Events/Workshops page.
1:1 Session Location: Unless otherwise specified for local clients session will be held in my private off located at 749 Willamette St. in Downtown Eugene & distance clients will be sent a link to Zoom video chat. *Video chat, Phone & Location of your choice are available by advanced request.
Course Location: For single or small groups the courses will be held in my private office or retail location at 749 Willamette St. in Downtown Eugene. For larger groups or business location will be determined at time of schedule. *Onsite instruction available for businesses.
Start the Conversation | How can I support your growing career?
FREE | Resources & Downloads
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