Chi Nei Tsang, Viceral & Other Body Work

Code of Ethics and Conduct

Visceral Manipulation & Chi Nei Tsang Practitioners commit themselves to high standards of professional ethics. In addition to compliance with federal, provincial, & municipal authorities where they practice, they adhere to the following principles:

  • To provide full and accurate disclosure about the nature and process of the Visceral Manipulation & Chi Nei Tsang modalities, including specific techniques employed with the client; and about fees, and duration of treatment
  • To perform only services within the scope of the practitioner’s training and certification, and to represent their education, certification, professional affiliations, and other qualifications honestly and accurately
  • To accept and treat all persons in a respectful and non-discriminatory manner
  • To maintain professional boundaries in relationships with clients
  • To display evidence of certification in such a way that clients may readily view it, or alternately, to advise clients that educational certificates are available for review upon request
  • To rigorously respect and protect the confidentiality of client information
  • To treat minor children and persons without mental capacity to care for themselves only with the written consent and actual presence of their parent or legal guardian
  • To abstain from professional practice while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including prescribed medication which may impair physical or psychological acuity
  • To advise the Chi Nei Tsang Institute ethics committee promptly about any breach of these principles that is known or reported to the practitioner
  • To be accountable to the community of Chi Nei Tsang practitioner peers and to cooperate with the complaint procedure of the Chi Nei Tsang Institute