About – Harvey Pearlman

Harvey M. Pearlman, BA, LMT, CNMT, BTSF

Licensed Massage/Certified Neuromuscular Therapist,

Certified BodyTalk Facilitator

MA 3019      MM 10710



BA, Elementary Education, University of South Florida, 1975

Kappa Delta Pi, Education Honor Society

American Institute of Massage Therapy, Gainesville, FL, 1976 – Graduate, Massage Therapy Certification Course

Discovery Institute, Tampa, Florida, 1978 – Graduate Studies, Counseling Psychology

University of South Florida, Tampa, 1979 – Graduate Studies, Rehabilitation Counseling

Advanced Studies:

Certification, Myotronics Education Institute for Neuromuscular Occlusion, 1985 Co-Author:  “Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction:  A Trigger Point Manual”.  Included a class by Dr. Janet Travell, M.D., White House Physician for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, co-author

Paul St. John Neuromuscular Institute, Certified Neuromuscular Therapist, 1983, Post Graduate Education Advanced Neuromuscular Therapies, I through V

Body Talk System, Modules I, II, II, IV, V, VI and VII, 1999 – 2007, 300+ hours; Body Talk System and associated study groups:  Holographic Cascading, Human Brain and Body Specifics, Lymphatic Drainage, and MindScape.

Professional Associations:

American Massage Therapy Association

International Body Talk Association

Toastmasters International Speakers Club

Healing Arts Alliance of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Citizen’s Advisory Board of the Florida College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1996


Personal and professional practice articles:  The St. Petersburg Times

Seniority, May 2001

Tampa Bay Women (The “Intuitions for Women), July 2001

Career Experience:

1978 – 1979, Group Counselor, Thonotosassa Florida Group Home, Thonotosassa, FL; Taught life skills to at-risk, socially maladjusted and emotionally disturbed adolescents.

1978 – 1981, Health Consultant/Muscular Therapist, Tampa Bay Area, FL; Worked with MD specialists in Neurology, Rheumatology and Chiropractic Physicians

1985 – Present:  Independent Neuromuscular Massage Practice, Tampa Bay, FL; My focus is on helping people overcome serious health challenges and recovery from:  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, migraine/other chronic headaches, lower back pain, stress relief, and teaching self-generated relaxation techniques.  I am committed to educate clients about the origin(s) of pain/distress; making optimal choices to reduce and or eliminate it; to identify and include specific activities to keep optimal health.

1999 – Present:  Expanded to incorporate BodyTalk System modality into my practice:  An innovative, non-diagnostic modality that provides truly individualized “from the inside out” comprehensive balancing of body and mind.  Each person’s potential ability to heal is facilitated and focused in a powerful way, which has catalyzed amazing, life-altering results for anyone who is READY TO BE WELL!

Related Studies:

While taking advanced Neuromuscular and Body Work courses, I also studied these additional disciplines:

  • Adamantine Health System’s Advanced Complementary Energy Therapy
  • Bach Flower Essences Remedies
  • Chakra Balancing
  • Esalen Massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Hoshino Therapeutic Art
  • Massage Law and Ethics
  • Swedish Massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki I and II System of Natural Healing

Volunteer Activities:

Gratis BodyTalk sessions for persons on disability or in economic hardship.

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