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Frequently Asked Questions:

A: Yes, I am a male Massage Therapist. I can bring in a colleague from the opposite gender if and when needed, but this doubles the costs as you will need to pay two MTs to work on you, or you and your partner.

A: Swedish Massage is a mix of technical and therapeutic massages, including, but not limited to, Swedish Techniques, some Deep Tissue, some Lymphatic Massage Therapy, some Aroma-Therapy, some Reflexology and a lot of gentle Relaxation Massage, depending on your request and needs.

A: Sensual Massage is not a technical massage, it is a relaxation massage to get you out of your head and in your body. It uses massage oil and is done either on a massage table or on a bed. The MT will only uses his hands and forearms to work on your body.

A: I am generally closed at weekends and Public Holidays, but private arrangements can be made, as long as it is made well in advance.

A: Cancellations for consultations and sessions must be at least 48hrs before the appointed time. Deposits are required for all services. These are non refundable and non transferable.

A: Please arrive freshly showered before any session. There is a shower here, should you need to shower first. It will be part of your session time.

Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

  • Practitioners/Coaches do not diagnose or prescribe for medical conditions.

  • Follow ethical boundaries and act in a professional role to protect both the client and the practitioner.

  • Respect and maintain the therapeutic value of the practitioner-client relationship.

  • Acknowledge and respect the client’s consent and freedom of choice during a session.

  • Recognize and respect people’s personal limitations.

  • Recognize the influential position with the client and do not exploit it.

  • Honor and respect the trust of the client.

  • Clearly communicate all complex relationships that could impair professional judgement.

  • Respect and keep the confidentiality of client information.

Standard of Practice

The practitioner is committed to the following standards of practice:

  • Communicate with the client to have a clear agreement about the nature and scope of sessions.

  • Helping the client understand their informed consent and having the client’s informed consent for work done in sessions.

  • Inform and discuss with the client the cost of the session in advance so they have a clear understanding.

  • Make appropriate referrals for clients to other qualified professionals when needed.

  • Welcome and value constructive feedback from clients.

  • Work professionally, passionately, and creatively to achieve the best results for the client.

  • Advertise in a way that is honest, dignified, and accurate for the services provided.

  • Continuing education and training in fields relevant to the practices used with clients.

  • Follow professional hygiene practices to maintain a high level of hygiene and cleanliness in the space.

  • Maintain progress notes for each client.

  • Seek professional supervision when necessary.

  • Do not discriminate towards clients based on age, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic status.

  • Comply with all laws about sexual harassment and assault.

Confidentiality

The practitioner is committed to respect and honor the confidentiality of client information and keep private all client records, session notes, and conversations. The practitioner will protect the client’s identity and information. In the case of using client testimonials for professional content, testimonials will only be used with express consent from the client, and the client’s full name will not be used, or will be changed, according to the client’s desire and consent.

Professional Boundaries with Clients

 Issues like trust, dependency, transference, and inequalities of power can potentially create increased vulnerability for the client.  Being aware of this, the practitioner is dedicated to maintaining a professional role with the client and communicating the boundaries necessary to maintain professional roles for both practitioner and client.  The practitioner will refrain from any behavior that demeans or disempowers the client. The practitioner will honor and respect the trust of the client. If the practitioner and client have a personal relationship outside the roles of practitioner-client, then each person must be aware of the difference and shift from practitioner-client roles during the session to the roles in social settings for the personal relationship.  Sexual or romantic intimacy is inappropriate for the practitioner-client roles, both during or outside of sessions. The practitioner will firmly refrain from becoming sexually involved with a client, even if the client initiates or consents to it. 

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