Therapeutic Oath

SHORT VERSION: “As a therapist I vow to always have the best of my client in mind. I take full responsibility that I act in the spirit and intent of the Therapeutic Oath.”


I do hereby affirm my loyalty to the profession I am about to enter. I will be mindful always of my great responsibility to preserve the health, the emotional balance and life of my clients. To retain their confidence and respect in that I will guard their secrets with scrupulous honor and fidelity. To perform faithfully my professional duties. To employ every possible method of treatment consistent with good judgment, with my skill and abilities, keeping in mind always nature's laws and the body and minds inherent capacity and will for recovery.


I will be ever vigilant in aiding the general welfare of the community, and the reputation of therapeutic practices.


I will always look with open minded critical respect and curiosity upon every old and new technique presented as a tool in my profession, knowing that it is my personal responsibility to decide what tools to use for the best of my clients. I will strive to keep my mind open and regard every client as unique, and every symptom and strategy as something that may have a valuable intent, regardless of my own values.


I will ever be prepared to share my experiences and learnings with those in whom I find the right wish to learn, and affirm their loyalties to the same values as I have defined here. I will ever be alert to further the application of basic truths to the healing arts and to develop the principles of change work and therapeutic interventions for the well being of my clients.


I will endeavor to work in accord with my colleagues in a spirit of progressive cooperation, never by work or by act cast imputations upon them or their rightful practices, and be prepared to act against misuse of this profession, should it come to my awareness. I will be informed about the ethics, insurances and laws that govern my profession and the safety of my client in my area of work. I will always take full responsibility for my actions.


SHORT VERSION:

“As a therapist I vow to always have the best of my client in mind. I take full responsibility that I act in the spirit and intent of the Therapeutic Oath.”


SVENSKA

“Som terapeut lovar jag att alltid hålla min klients bästa främst. Jag tar fullt ansvar för att jag handlar i tanke och intention enligt den terapeutiska eden.