Massage Therapy

Melissa Duffy

Melissa Duffy, founder of Caressing Care LLC, has 10+ years of experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Her career has grown over the years to include children and families as Melissa truly believes children deserve the best of care and attention when it comes to their health and well-being. Melissa’s mission is to bring massage therapy and touch education to every family. She has additional certifications with the best and most prestigious institutions including the International Association of Infant Massage and Infant Massage USA, Liddle Kidz Foundation, Yomassage and the Upledger Institute. A list of some of her advanced certifications and training can be found below.

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Selected Training & Certifications:

  • Clinical Massage and Spa Therapies Program – Academy of Massage Therapy
  • Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist – Liddle Kidz Foundation
  • Touch Therapy for Trauma – Liddle Kidz Foundation
  • Touch Therapy for Autism – Liddle Kidz Foundation
  • Certified Infant Massage Teacher – Liddle Kidz Foundation
  • Certified Infant Massage Teacher for Special Needs – Liddle Kidz Foundation
  • Certified CSMB-A: Applications of Upledger CranioSacral Therapy, Massage & Bodywork for Autism – Upledger Institute International
  • Certified Educator of Infant Massage – Infant Massage USA
  • Certified Infant Massage Instructor – International Association of Infant Massage
  • Certified Pregnancy Massage – North Jersey Massage Training Center
  • Certified Teacher of Mindfulness & Kids Yoga – Yogapalooza
  • Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage: Mommy & Me – North Jersey Massage Training Center
  • Certified Yomassage Therapist – Yomassage™