Code of Ethics
- The membership certificate and the code of ethics as well as any other certificate of
competence must be displayed in clear view for clients to see.
- Respect and honor the profession by conducting and presenting yourself in a
professional manner that would otherwise compromise the dignity and quality
of the profession.
- Treat the clients with respect and dignity and make no distinctions as to the
sex, age, race, religion, appearance or social status of the client.
- It is to your discretion the refusal of clients that do not have good hygiene, morality
rules or have psychological disorders.
- Maintain a professional therapist – client relationship and an irreproachable manner towards the client
whether it is on a physical, mental or emotional level.
- Explain to the client the techniques and procedures that will be used so the client
has the option to keep undergarment if he choose so, never demand nudity of a
- Do not offer a diagnosis on the condition of a client, if necessary always use
traditional methods and the diagnosis of the medical practioner of the client to help
evaluate a client's condition.
- Respect the clients' decision in choosing any form of therapy, alternative method or
another health practioner's services that does not come from you.
- Always be honest about using therapies and the results they produce, never claim
to heal a condition of a client by predicting the number of visits they should need.
It is up to the clients' discretion as to the frequency of visits.
- Respect and practice all methods, aspects, techniques and interventions that
was taught by your school.
- Practice self-discipline; abstain from criticizing another therapist in the presence
of a client. Never divulge any information of a client at anytime to anyone, massage
therapists are vowed to professional secrecy.
- Malpractice of the profession from a member of this association will result in the
cancellation of the membership.
- The member must conform and accept the clauses stated above to remain within
- The member cannot give any receipts to his immediate family.
- No insurance receipt should be given to a client that purchases a gift certificate nor to the person
using the gift certificate.