Work legally: being a licensed professional (liberal, auto-entrepreneur, employee or volunteer) and subscribing to an insurance of Professional Civil Responsibility.
Respect the dignity and integrity of the person in your care for relaxation or sophrology work:
- knowing their own personal and professional limits
- committing to refer the person to another practitioner if necessary
- implementing research of means and techniques that focus on clients’ autonomy and well-being.
- respecting religious, political and philosophical beliefs.
- refusing to use any practice or pressure of any kind that could jeopardize the integrity of the client
- using practice supervision sessions with other qualified professionals: if difficulties are met in the exercise of practice, if there are relational problems with clients, if deepening the knowledge of theory or practice is needed
- banning any sexual intercourse with patients as well as trainees during group sessions. Forbidding any sexual practice between group participants.
- Banning and forbidding any acts of violence inflicted upon oneself or others.
- Set fees with tact and measure and refrain from any material and financial exploitation towards patients.
- Clearly state the terms of the contract (modalities, techniques, duration of sessions, time period of the service/follow-up…) with the patient or the organization (institution, company, association)
- Commit to give clear answers to patients’ question about professional training as a relaxologist or relaxation therapist, as well as your area of application and field of expertise.
- Prohibit any kind of misleading advertisement (unrealistic promises, usurpation of skills)
- Respect and make sure confidentiality is respected (particularly in group work).
- Guaranteeing professional secrecy