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About Dr. Lani Charlton

The mission of TLC Massage and the services of Lani Charlton are to study, understand, and enhance humanity and the human condition by providing exemplary therapeutic massage and coaching/counseling services to the public to empower people to live longer, healthier, and happier lives.

Lani Charlton has demonstrated this lifetime commitment through thirty-one years of extensive studies in therapeutic massage, psychology, nutrition, herbology, and metaphysics. In addition to the basic massage hours, she has acquired over 1000 hours of continuing education courses covering styles from the firm, deep, vigorous techniques of deep body and tissue work, Swedish, sports massage, structural bodywork, and medical/orthopedic massage to the very gentle techniques of myofascial release, orthobionomy, trager, and lymphatic drainage. Add to those the Oriental techniques of reflexology, touch for health, and applied kinesiology. For more information, see the education section.

Lani Charlton is connected and works with a number of Chiropractic Doctors in El Dorado County. Lani Charlton can provide a professional statement which IRS allows for use in obtaining medical deductions to offset their personal income tax.

Lani Charlton acquired credentials as a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Neuro-linguistic Programming Practitioner, achieving over 1600 hours in classroom trainings, and also taught as a California State approved Hypnotherapy Instructor. She has received her BA in Psychology and 73 of 78 units of her Doctorate in Forensic Psychology. She has completed her Doctorate in Philosophy specializing in Metaphysical Humanistic Science. She is a life coach, therapist.

Lani Charlton has also demonstrated a lifetime commitment to 'giving back' by volunteering time and skills with the following organizations: Santa Clara County Suicide Prevention, El Dorado County Women's Center, The Food Closet in El Dorado County, Housing and Emergency Lodging program for the Christian Ministries, Salvation Army, and the American Red Cross. She also volunteers with her personal Home Owners' Association and consistently volunteers with people on yardwork projects!

Lani Charlton individualizes each session and all of her trainings are incorporated into a session designed for only that particular person. Her eclectic approach is unique.


Credentials ...

  • Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) licensed in the City of Placerville since 1984
    (Lic# 12-00010549)
  • Nationally certified by the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals since 1998
  • El Dorado County License since 2001
  • Special business license with the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office since 2001
  • State certified through The California Massage Therapy Council since 2010
    (CMTC #17703)

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