Institute of Thai Massage and Traditional Bodywork

Helping Relationships & Interview Techniques

For clear and positive communication

  • CAD: CAD$585.00

None. This course is open to everyone.

Deposit : USD$213.07 Per item

In this course, learn how to better understand yourself and your emotions which in turn will help you gain a better understanding of your clients. The continued support and evaluation will help you grow and become more autonomous.


– September 12, 2024 (Thurs), 9am – 1:00pm (online)
– September 14, 2024 (Sat), 9am – 5:30pm (in person)
– September 15, 2024 (Sun), 9am – 2:30pm (in person)
– September 21, 2024 (Sat), 9am – 2:30pm (in person)
– September 22, 2024 (Sun), 9am – 5:30pm (in person)
– September 26, 2024 (Thurs), 9am – 1:00pm (online)
– September 28, 2024 (Sat), 9am – 5:30pm (in person)

Lotus Palm & ONLINE
5244 St Urbain (corner Fairmount)
Montreal, QC
H2T 2W9
*Procedures for the online sessions will be emailed to all students prior (a day or two) to the beginning of the workshop.

This course is in English.

None. This course is open to everyone.


In this course, students will learn how to better understand themselves and their emotions which in turn will help them gain a better understanding of their clients. Students will also learn how to structure and conduct an effective interview. The class will focus on developing clear and positive communication as well as client centric listening skills which are free of judgment or bias. Throughout this course, students will develop their potential. This course requires the students’ regular participation and a great personal involvement.

Course content

  • Practice the basic techniques of counseling
  • Develop a helping and respectful attitude
  • Keep control of personal emotions to better accommodate the client
  • Be aware of how personal background could influence the client
  • Learn how to better relate to your customer
  • Outline the goals and responsibilities
  • Learn how to structure an interview using various techniques (reflection and re-wording questions)
  • Learn how to determine your professional limits and how to uphold them


Required Reading

  • Helping Relationships & Interview Techniques Manual


* Books and extra requirements costs are not included in the course price.

Returning Students
If you have already completed this course you are eligible to retake it for only 50% of the current price.


Reminder to current RMQ Thai Massage Therapists

You are required to successfully complete with passing grades all following courses and exams in order to remain active members.

  • Thai Massage Levels 1 to 4 (if not completed yet)
  • Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Helping Relationships & Interview Techniques
  • Sexuality and Professional Practice
  • Professional Ethics
  • Final Written Program Exam

IMPORTANT – About Final Written Program Exam

Before taking the Final Written Program Exam, all above classes must be completed with passing grades and the student must attend a 90-minute review class.

Please read our policies before registering for this course