The Benefits of Massage Therapy!

Dr. Deitra Hickey discusses the diverse reasons to include massage therapy in our life. The health benefits and proven research are shared in this episode.
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About Dr. Deitra Hickey, PhD

Dr. Deitra HickeyDr. Deitra Hickey PhD., was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She has utilized her life experiences to develop a passion to help others find their balance and honor themselves through physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

Deitra developed a strong will and resilience at a young age by taking care of two paralyzed parents after witnessing both of them being shot. She then cared for her mother who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis until she passed away at only 48. Deitra is a transparent individual that will admit she had struggled as a teenager with consistent doubt, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She made the decision early on not to accept these facets of her outlook and learned how to take control of her life. Deitra has dedicated her life to assisting others to find positive perspective and happiness. She encourages the importance of capitalizing on life’s challenges to strengthen and empower versus using adversity as a crutch.

In addition, Dr. Hickey proudly teaches the community about the positive effects of holistic treatments that not only pamper the deserving individual but also aid in overall health, wellness and stress reduction.

Dr. Hickey worked for Toledo Public for 17 years as a teacher, school counselor, and a school principal. She taught PhD students at the University of Toledo prior to opening her business, Serenity Health & Wellness Center. Dr. Hickey is a proud Toledian and enjoys bringing her experience, education, and dedication to make a lasting impression and difference in others’ lives.

Watch Dr. Hickey’s episodes of Serenity Now: A Health and Wellness Perspective.

  1. Yes,,,release the Endorphins! Deitra, thanks so much for another informative episode about the benefits of massage therapy. As our healthcare system changes from break-fix to preventative care, massage therapy should be part of every health and wellness program. Looking forward to your next show.

  2. Benefits of massage…priceless. Thanks so much for filling us in a way that makes it enjoyable to learn more. Great episode I can send people to that have any doubts of what a massage can do for them. I need to be setting up apt for myself soon if going to experience all 100+ types!

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