Respect Massage

Empower Massage Therapists, Educate Clients, Deter Solicitors

No happy endings

No inappropriate clients

No Sexual Solicitations

Respect Massage, brought to you by Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, was created to protect massage therapists from sexual solicitors. The Respect Massage mission is to educate and empower massage therapists so they can easily spot, deter, and escape from clients that are looking for happy endings or “extras.” was created by Joyce Gauthier and is now offered by Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), a professional association dedicated to serving massage therapists and bodyworkers. For more information about ABMP membership, liability insurance, legislative advocacy, podcasts, magazines, and free continuing education, go to To learn more about massage therapy and find an ABMP member, go to

Gain control of your practice and client interactions. Feel safe going to work every day instead of fearful and unsure of your client’s intentions. Trust in yourself that you will make the right decision when faced with a potential solicitor. No more doubts, no more guilt, no more questioning whether you overreacted or not.

Spread the word to other massage therapists that the resource they have been searching for is finally here. Help eliminate the stigma that surrounds massage by educating the public on what massage is and what massage isn’t by sharing our client resources. Support the #RespectMassage movement by following us on Facebook and Instagram.

It’s Time to Be In Control & Prepared For Any Situation

1. Download our free resources

2. Enroll in our online CE course

3. Share the #RespectMassage movement


Joyce is easy to listen to and fun! Win-win! She is also full of compassion for what she does and genuinely wants to help other LMTs.

Grace H.

St. Louis, MO