What is a Registered Massage Therapist?
A Registered Massage Therapist is an individual who is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) in accordance with the Regulated Health Professionals Act and the Massage Therapy Act.
A Registered Massage Therapist:
- Is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)
- Has completed competency-based education at a recognized school of massage therapy
- Has successfully completed examinations to ensure that they have the necessary competencies to safely and effectively offer massage therapy care
- Maintains their registration by participating in a continuing education and a quality assurance program to ensure they maintain their high professional standards and quality of care
Only members of the CMTO are permitted to use the title Massage Therapist or Registered Massage Therapist or the designation of RMT or MT. Members of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario must be registered in good standing with the CMTO.