For immediate release: November 13, 2019 (19-130)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
Whatcom County massage therapist suspended on allegations of inappropriate touching
OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Health immediately suspended the credential of Whatcom County massage therapist Jeremy Robert Wilson (MA.60685992) pending further legal action.
Wilson allegedly touched five female clients inappropriately between November 2016 and May 2019. Charges also state he exhibited behaviors, gestures and expressions reasonably interpreted as sexual while providing massage treatment at a chiropractic clinic in Bellingham, Washington.
Wilson cannot practice massage in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to request a hearing to contest the charges.
The legal documents on this case can be seen online by clicking the link on Provider Credential Search on the Department of Health website; copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call this number and report their complaint.
The Department of Health and Board of Massage protects and promotes public health, safety, and welfare in Washington by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers. The agency establishes, monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensing, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms, and discipline. Rules, policies, and procedures promote the delivery of quality health care to people in Washington.