Deirdre McDonough, LMT
Merrick Massage Therapy
Deirdre graduated Educating Hands School of Massage in Miami, FL in 1995 and has been providing massage therapy services to Merrick and surrounding communities since 2000.
Licensed by New York State and Board Certified by the Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals, Deirdre holds certifications in Shiatsu, Geriatric Massage, Reiki, and Natural Vision Care. And in accordance with NYS and the ABMP, she enhances her skills with continuing education classes annually. Her training includes, myofascial release, prenatal, active isolated stretching, reflexology, sports, hydrotherapy, and anatomy specific treatments.
With many ‘tools in her toolbox’, Deirdre designs your session to meet your needs and comfort level. It may be medically therapeutic to provide relief from pain in a specific area of your body, relaxation focused to reduce stress and increase overall health, or energy based with Prayerful Touch to provide a deeply calming experience. All performed in a comfortable, clean, safe atmosphere
She has served on the Board for Tender Touch for All, a non-profit organization that provides massage therapy to senior citizens and their caregivers and the American Massage Therapy Association as Event Coordinator and currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Queensborough Community College Massage Therapy Program