Why join the SMTO?

The SMTO currently represents over 600 massage therapists in Scotland.

The SMTO Membership Handbook is available by contacting the office or can be downloaded It contains:

  • information about joining Scotland's Register of Practitioners

  • criteria for membership

  • practice standards: code of conduct, performance and ethics

  • complaints and disciplinary policy

  • continuing professional development policy

Joining the SMTO

The Application Form can be printed and sent to us at SMTO, 27 Craigs Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 8HS. (If you trained at a non-affiliated school  you will need to complete this additional form.)

It is now possible to join the SMTO through the website by clicking on Join the SMTO. (This link is also available by clicking on the Members Area tab on the top menu).

The annual subscription is £50 and will run for 12 months from the date that you join. For this you will receive a tri-annual magazine 'On The Massage Scene', newsletters/email updates as necessary, a Directory of Therapists, the advantages of our group insurance scheme (click for details and application form), and notice of workshops and/or lectures, which along with stationery and supplies, will be at special discounted rates.