Updated: Aug 4, 2020
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. Only members of the CMTO are permitted to use the title of Registered Massage Therapist or Massage Therapist, or the designation of RMT or MT.
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 continuing education and a quality assurance program to ensure they maintain their high professional standards and quality of care