The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers, and Movement Teache

The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers, and Movement Teache

  • ISBN-13: 9780781748865
  • Author: Nina McIntosh MSW
  • Publisher: LWW
  • Publication date: 2005-01-17
  • Edition: Second
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 190
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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.

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