provides care and comfort to an individual through balancing the Energy System, thereby
helping the client to self heal.
is based on a heart-centered caring relationship in which the healer and client come
together energetically to facilitate the client's health and healing. This is done through
an analysis of the energetic system of the client.
The Healing Touch Practitioner operates
from an International Code of Ethics within International Standards of Practice as
outlined by Healing Touch International, Inc.
The person is not discriminated against
because of race, sex, creed, religious beliefs, illness, social/cultural situation or
sexual orientation. The client's humanness is to be respected at all times as the person
is considered whole and holy.
He/she is part of a unit such as a family
or support network system. This unit is to be considered in understanding the
health/healing need of the person. The individual rights are upheld at all times and the
person's coping method is to be respected. The amount and timing of the explanation given
to the client is individualized according to the expressed need, context and personal
situation. The client's wishes are to be considered, using the language that the person
can understand while not talking above or below the person.
The client's choices regarding health care
are to be honored. Interventions are based on energetic findings from a prior assessment
of the Energy System followed by evaluation.
Findings are documented appropriately and
in detail specific to the practitioner's background and obligations required from the
setting of the Healing Touch practice.
At all times, the
confidentiality of the person is to be respected and the data stored in such a way as to
protect the anonymity of the person.
will be no usage of the data beyond caring for the client, unless permission is obtained
in writing from the client.
No energy is given beyond the capacity for
the person to receive following the principle: do no harm.
Conditions where limited ability to make
one's own judgments, such as those very sick, and those with impaired decision-making
ability, are approached appropriately.
Clients are referred to appropriate health
and related professionals as needed.
Practitioners practice within the scope of
one's background and training that complements the Healing Touch Practice. He/she meets
all obligations required by that background as appropriate.
The Healing Touch practitioner obtains
supervision and consultation as needed.
The Healing Touch practitioner:
- participates in the maintenance of high
Standards of Practice
- practices under a Code of Ethics
- contributes to the ongoing
knowledge of HT
- represents HT to the public
Information about Healing Touch, the
International Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for Healing Touch practitioners are
provided to the public at large.
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