Code of Ethics
As a member of Texas Reflexology Association, a Reflexologist shall communicate with an open mind and a peaceful presence while recognizing that his/her relationship to the client is a serious responsibility. The art and science of Reflexology is an Honorable one. Therefore, as a professional Reflexologist,
Maintain the highest standard of professional, honest and ethical behavior at all times.
Work with the best interest of the client in mind.
Establish and maintain trust in the client-practitioner relationship.
Ensure client safety and comfort.
Work within the client’s comfort zone and pain tolerance.
Protect client privacy and trust.
Maintain anonymity of the client when discussing client cases with other professionals, unless written consent is obtained
Regard the client's confidences as inviolable within the constraints of the law.
Perform only those services for which I have been specifically trained.
Not delegate the care of a client to an untrained person or to a practitioner who is not experienced, qualified, or competently trained to provide the necessary service.
Not diagnose, prescribe, or treat for any specific problem or condition unless specifically trained and permitted by law to do so.
Not engage in sexual or other harassment or exploitation of clients, colleagues or anyone under your guidance, tutelage or employ.
Scope of Practice
Reflexology is a science based on the premise that there are zones and reflex areas in the feet and hands which correspond to all glands, organs, parts and systems of the body. The physical act of applying specific pressure using the thumb, finger and hand techniques to these reflex areas results in the reduction of stress which promotes physiological changes in the body.
This definition gives a general view of the nature of our scope of practice.
Standards of Practice
The practice of good ethics is directed not only toward the welfare of the individual client, but also to the reputation of the field of Reflexology. The following is a statement of standards and ethics for Reflexologists, including standards of ethical and proper professional behavior.
Maintain your office in a professional manner:
Use clean linens for each client.
Notify the Board of Directors of TRA if you: