why choose me



I opened my  day spa in January 2009 with the goal of creating a homey welcoming feeling as you start your journey to relaxing health. Expect a relaxing atmosphere of comfort and rest, with none of the clinical pressure you might find at other spas.


Spa at the Cottage owner Barbara Whitlock-Graf LMP CHt is trained in more than 50 massages and spa treatments. These treatments are offered at affordable rates so that clients can make massage and healing treatments a lifestyle, not just a luxury for special occasions. 

Affordable Luxury

 I offer clients over 25 years of experience and professional ongoing educational training, almost tripling the hours required to be licensed in Washington.  I listen to clients and use my skills to offer a massage for their needs and not just a routine. I have dedicated myself to learning and adding to my skills each year.  I am a professional career massage therapist and hypnotherapist. 


Graduate of Seattle School of Massage, Greenlake Campus.  

Certified Hypnotherapist Bastyr University Seattle Campus

Certified in over 40 styles of Massage. (46) Reflexologist , Reiki Master, Deep Tissue Medical Massage Certified

Master Aromatherpist  Bastyr University 

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