The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers, and Movement Teachers / Edition 2

The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers, and Movement Teachers / Edition 2

by Nina McIntosh
     
 

This handbook offers much-needed guidance on professional and ethical boundaries in client-therapist interactions. Replete with real-life examples, the book presents practical solutions to dilemmas, judgment calls, and sensitive situations including confidentiality, sexual attraction, socializing with clients, negotiating fees, and deciding when to stop working

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Overview

This handbook offers much-needed guidance on professional and ethical boundaries in client-therapist interactions. Replete with real-life examples, the book presents practical solutions to dilemmas, judgment calls, and sensitive situations including confidentiality, sexual attraction, socializing with clients, negotiating fees, and deciding when to stop working with a client.

This edition's new communication chapter gives specific suggestions for what to say in various situations, emphasizing the importance of tone and intention. A new section explains how to set limits and why setting limits is crucial. This edition offers a clearer explanation of transference and countertransference with more real-life examples. Each chapter includes new Questions for Reflection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781748865
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
LWW In Touch Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Educated Heart: The Need for Professional Boundaries

Chapter 2: Protective Circles: Boundaries and the Professional Relationship

Chapter 3: Framework: Nuts and Bolts of Boundaries

Chapter 4: Client-Practitioner Dynamics: Boundaries and the Power Imbalance

Chapter 5: Ethical Boundaries: From Theory to Practice

Chapter 6: Boundaries and the Power of Words

Chapter 7: Sexual Boundaries: Protecting Our Clients

Chapter 8: Sexual Boundaries: Protecting Ourselves

Chapter 9: Financial Boundaries: Getting Comfortable with Money

Chapter 10: Dual Relationships and Boundaries: Wearing Many Hats

Chapter 11: Help with Boundaries: Support, Consultation, and Supervision

Appendix A: American Massage Therapy Association Code of Ethics

Appendix B: Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals Code of Ethics

Appendix C: Related Readings

Glossary

Index

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