Code of Conduct
All new members who wish to join the SFTR will need to adhere to the following code of conduct upon subscription and that you agree to these rules and regulations regarding membership of the Sherwood Foundation Therapists Register.
Membership into the MOC and SFTR is FREE and automatic for the first 6 months to all who purchase our courses.
I shall at all times conduct my professional activities with the propriety and dignity becoming of a service to the public.
I shall not under any circumstances infringe the code of morality becoming my profession and shall not commit any breach of conduct that would adversely reflect upon myself, the S.F.T.R or M.O.C or upon my fellow practitioners / Colleagues.
I shall not under any circumstances offer or promise cures for any conditions.
I shall not give any lewd performances or displays that presents hypnosis as a means of bad entertainment (e.g. Unhealthy, Drunken ‘Back Street’ Stage Hypnosis Acts)
I shall never enter into an inappropriate relationship with a client, subject under my care.
I shall endeavour to keep my ‘clients’ affairs confidential, the law of the land not withstanding.
I shall accept that any client referred to me by a GP remains the clinical responsibility of that Medical Practitioner and therefore shall agree to keep that Medical Practitioner & other relevant agencies up to date with written report/s of the client’s progress if needed.
I shall under no circumstances advise my clients to discontinue any course of treatment as prescribed by a Medical Practitioner.
I shall at all times respect the integrity of other recognised health care professionals.
I shall not claim to have qualifications or credentials I have not earned.
Neither shall I use designatory letters to which I am not entitled.
I shall not become or remain a member of any organisation that has been exposed to public scrutiny as dangerous or fraudulent or which in any way causes detriment to the profession of Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy or any therapy described herein.
I accept the authority of the panel regarding any breach of the above Codes of Conduct.
I understand that the panel can suspend or terminate my membership and Diploma / Certificate for infringement of the above codes at any time.