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Ethical Code

Striving towards good ethical practice is at the heart of the work of all therapeutic shamanism practitioners.

To bring good ethical practice into shamanic work was central to the motivation of setting up the Three Ravens College.

Our code of ethics for practitioners is below…

Code of Ethics for Therapeutic Shamanic Practitioners


To strive to be guided by our spirit guides, and not our own ego.


To always seek to heal when appropriate, and never to use shamanism for harm. To treat everything we find with respect and compassion.


To strive to offer a safe and healing environment for clients.

Core conditions

To strive to show grounding, empathy, congruence, unconditional positive regard and awareness.


To respect and protect client confidentiality (within legal and ethical limits).


To strive to be aware of our personal limitations, skills, experience and appropriateness. To only work within our competence, and to seek supervision and/or refer on when needed.


To be honest and truthful in how we present and represent ourselves personally, in public relations and in advertising.


Never to do shamanic work without the express and explicit permission of our clients, and our spirit guides.


To strive to be inclusive, and  tolerant and accepting (of race, gender, creed, age, sexuality, disability or any other differences).


To always seek to empower the client whenever and wherever possible. To not abuse our power through manipulation of others, including inappropriate sexual behaviour.


If charging money for our services, to offer fair and appropriate fees for the work that we do, and be clear about fees and number of sessions.


To strive to be conscious of the power of the words we use. To tell healing stories, and be mindful and careful of the seeds that we sow with our words.

Energy hygiene

To strive to keep our own energy field  and that of our work environment as clean and clear as possible. To be mindful of what we may pick up from clients, and what we may pass on to clients.


To know when we are not in a fit and proper state to work, and to take time out when needed. To seek help when we need it for ourselves.

Appropriate detachment

To avoid rescuing, and to try and stay out of the drama (victim-rescuer-persecuter) triangle.


To maintain good and appropriate boundaries with clients.


To not act in ways that bring shamanism or therapeutic shamanism into disrepute.


To not use shamanism for personal gain if doing so is to the detriment of others, shamanism and therapeutic shamanism, and/or the community.

(updated 8/3/13)