Marta Helliesen, Ph.D., LMT.
Dr. Marta Helliesen brings an extensive academic background, combined with years of clinical experience, to the field of bodywork and movement. She holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience & Psychology, a Master degree in Physiology, is a Licensed Massage Therapist, a certified Fascia Fitness Trainer and a Gift fellow from the renowned Gray institute. She masters a number of bodywork modalities which, along with her knowledge of functional biomechanics, gives her a unique approach to effective healing.
Originally from Norway, Marta spent over twenty years in New York City before she relocated to Miami in 2012. She has helped countless people obtain mental and physical balance as well as optimal function. Besides her clinical work, Marta has contributed to her field by authoring a book as well as several book chapters and academic articles. She has conducted numerous workshops in the US and Canada on how to listen, understand and integrate brain and body.
Marta is currently working out of her clinic in North Miami/Hollywood where she helps clients, of all ages and fitness levels, with a variety of chronic or acute painful conditions. Her interdisciplinary background allows her to succinctly assess musculoskeletal imbalances and create comprehensive treatment plans that address the core problem rather than the symptoms. Additionally, she skillfully educates her clients about their issues in order to help them live self-sufficient and pain free lives.
Marta is a member of AMTA, holds board certification with NCBTMB, is a founding member of the Fascia Research Society, and a Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association.