Résumé / Curriculum Vitae

James Michael Maddock


Born: Christchurch, New Zealand, 06 January 1978


Remedial Massage Therapist


  • Natural social intelligence, listening and empathy skills
  • Curious by nature; very fast learner, motivated self-educator
  • Passion for teaching and sharing knowledge


2006–2007 ~ New Zealand College of Massage                          www.massagecollege.ac.nz

Diploma in Therapeutic and Sports Massage (18 months full-time)

2003–2006 ~ University of Canterbury, New Zealand                       www.canterbury.ac.nz

  • Bachelor of Arts (double major):
    Political Science / Māori & Indigenous Studies
  • Debating team, kayak & canoe polo club, rock climbing club

Work Experience

Nov 2012-Present ~ Massage Dot Melbourne                           https://massage.melbourne

  • Sole proprietor, remedial massage therapist
  • Winner, 2015 AAMT Annual Conference Scholarship Award
  • Massage & Myotherapy Australia Association Regional Ambassador – Melbourne Central
 Nov–Dec 2014 ~ Australian Institute of Applied Sciences www.aias.edu.au

Lecturer, Relaxation Massage Therapy (short term contract)

2012–2014 ~ Red Rock Leisure, Southbank, VIC

Table waiter/bartender at Ludlow Bar & Dining

Note that I have over 15 years international experience in hospitality including London, Australia, New Zealand, New York, and Miami.

2006-2010 ~ Bennion Law, Wellington, New Zealand

Office and accounts management, bookkeeping, research, client liaison, document drafting.

Mar 2009-Apr 2010 – Connection Mobile Body Therapy, Wellington, New Zealand

Sole proprietor, mobile remedial massage therapist

Volunteer Experience

Oct 2013-Present ~ Massage & Myotherapy Australia Association, VIC

  • Regional ambassador, representing peak body association.
  • Advocacy and monthly meetings for members featuring presenters from within the health industry.
 Jan 2013-Oct 2014 ~ Anxiety Recovery Centre of Victoria, Surrey Hills, VIC

  • Four hours every two weeks, massaging call centre volunteers and staff.
  • Made three 1hr conference presentations about massage for anxiety disorders in Aug–Sep 2013.
 Feb 2013-Dec 2016 ~ PeterMac Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, VIC

Two hours every two weeks, providing hand and foot massage for patients.

 Feb 2014-Present ~ Burning Seed Community & Arts Event, NSW

  • Team Lead, Leave No Trace Team. Responsible for waste management and education.
  • Project Co-Lead, Red Earth Ecology. Event impact offset project.
2000–2001 ~ Humana People-to-People, Norway and Angola

Development Instructor Program

  • Six months training and education at DRH Institute in Øyer, Norway.
  • Six months on project placement in Luanda, Angola, Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Two months on a self-motivated investigation in Lisbon, Portugal.