Therapeutic Massage and Creative Grief Exploration


Amber Jacoby, Massage Therapist and Creative Grief Support Practitioner

I have been a licensed and Nationally Board Certified Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork practitioner for 20 years.  Through assisted relaxation techniques I provide my clients relief from the impact stress can have on the physical body and overall health. 

I am also a Certified Creative Grief Support Practitioner™ through the Creative Grief Studio and a Certified Compassionate Bereavement Care Provider®  through the MISS Foundation, the Elisabeth-Kubler-Ross Family Trust and the Center for Loss & Trauma. I have been offering  grief support facilitation to individuals families and groups for nearly two decades. 

My education, training and life experiences have led me to support others during the difficult and challenging times that accompany grief. 

Ten years into providing grief support to others I suffered my own loss with the sudden death of my husband in 2009. My foundation was shattered. During my personal journey with grief it confirmed for me that my philosophy and my professional practice of combining non-traditional models of grief support along with traditional models are most inspiring and hold more value for those who are grieving. Processing the death of a loved one is so uniquely personal. I help each client to explore and discover which practices are most supportive and helpful for them.

I encourage the welcoming of whatever emotion or feeling comes knocking, always inviting it in to seek its purpose.  

I proudly serve as a board member for TuNidito Children and Family Services.  It is my privilege to be part of a facilitator team offering Soul Restoration retreats through Beautiful You, a partner with Brave Living International, and with Girls Scouts of Southern Arizona co-leading Authoring Your Own Life women's retreats. 

Qualifications and Certifications

Years in Practice: 20 Years

School: Desert Institute of the Healing Arts

Year Graduated: 1999

License No. and State: MT-00779P 

Certificate: National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, 2000

Certificate: Center for Loss and Trauma, 2014

Certificate: Creative Grief Studio, 2017

"I just want to go on adventures. Be around good energy. 

Connect with people. Learn new things. Grow"   

 ~A little mouse