1...hold as the highest priority for their professional activities the health and welfare of their clients, students, and others with whom they become professionally involved. All other statements in this document are elaborations upon this principle.
2...are fully committed to personal integrity, authenticity, and their own ongoing healing and wholesome development in body, mind, and spirit.
3...strive for professional excellence through ongoing assessment of personal strengths, limitations, and effectiveness.
4...conduct business and professional activities with integrity, in a professional, honest, and fair manner.
5...abide by applicable local, state, and national laws governing their health care services.
6...perform only those services for which they are qualified, representing their education, certifications, professional affiliations, and other qualifications accurately.
7...keep themselves current in their field and continually seek to expand their effectiveness as practitioners.
8...do not diagnose, prescribe, or treat medical disorders unless simultaneously credentialed to do so, making referrals to other health care professionals when and as appropriate.
9...respect the inherent worth, dignity, and uniqueness of all people, and the rights of individuals to privacy, confidentiality, and self-determination.
10...treat clients, students, and colleagues with respect and courtesy, communicating clearly and sensitively regarding issues that affect the services they provide.
11...respect the professional status of other health care practitioners.
12...resist gossip, but rather speak directly with other energy healing practitioners when concerns about their actions arise, making every effort to resolve differences or ethical issues in a frank, respectful, and wholesome manner.
13... clearly and accurately inform prospective clients of the nature and logistics of their potential services prior to the commencement of those services, appropriately documenting having done so.
14...discuss with their clients in advance the limitations or potential problems associated with specific procedures before using them.
15...uphold the confidentiality of those they serve, informing clients in advance of exceptions, such as legal proceedings that require disclosure and the obligation to disclose information that might prevent clear and imminent danger to the client or to others.