Shannon Goossen, AP, LMT, CMTPT
Shannon Goossen, AP, LMT, CMTPT owns a private practice in Jacksonville, FL. She
is president of Comprehensive Myofascial Therapy Associates, established in 1996.
She teaches nationally about FSM (Frequency Specific Microcurrent) and offers web
based training opportunities through www.FrequenciesthatMEND.com , Most recently,
in 2018 she was the lead instructor and trainer for a 3 1/2 demonstration study for the
DoD to evaluate the efficacy of incorporating microcurrent and bioenergetic devices in
hospital outpatient care at Nellis AFB for their chronic pain cases. She is now actively
teaching for several US Air Force base hospitals that are involved in multi-center
research on microcurrent combined with novel myofascial treatment techniques that has she developed.
In Florida, Shannon is a Licensed Acupuncture Physician, Licensed Massage Therapist
and Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist. Shannon has a bachelor degree in
Biology and graduated from Hendrix College in 1986. Shannon graduated from the
Pittsburgh School of Pain Management (1997) and from the Classical Acupuncture
Institute in 2001. She is board certified by the National Certification Commission for
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Diplomate), the Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
National Board, and previously, the previously, the Academy of Integrative Pain
As a recognized national expert in treating myofascial pain and dysfunction, she
expanded her clinical practice by completing her AFMCP (Applying Functional Medical
in Clinical Practice) certification through the Institute for Functional Medicine. This
certificate allows Shannon to broaden and complete her health care modalities for her
most complex patients. Additionally, Shannon has collaborated with her husband, an
orthopedic spine surgeon, for over 18 years demonstrating the effectiveness of applying integrative medicine concepts in clinical practice and during pre and post-operative periods with enormous success. She is a contributing writer to two textbooks (Clinical Mastery in the Treatment of Myofascial Pain 2004, Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques 2005) and has had several articles published on spinal disorders, myofascial pain and dysfunction and clinical evaluation. Many of her microcurrent cases are published in the 7 th and 8 th Annual Microcurrent Case Conference Proceedings for which her presentations were awarded 1 st place in 2013.
She served on multiple boards including the Academy for Myofascial Trigger Point
Therapy, the National Association for Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist executive
committee (Vice President & President) from 1999-2004, the international editorial board for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy (2001-2012). Additionally, She has been presenting at national meetings since 1999 and offers regular CEU workshops on subjects including myofascial pain & dysfunction, spinal disorders and rehabilitation, neurological screening and evaluation, and the use of microcurrent and bio-energetic devices in clinical practice.