InnerEthics™ complements traditional ethics education— external codes, rules, laws and standards. The InnerEthics™ approach adds self-compassionate self-reflection and relational tools to help us guide our ethical behavior.
Ethics education for professionals usually focuses primarily on the ethical codes, laws, standards of care, and guidelines for holders of professional care-giving licenses. These external requirements are important. They were written because of experiences that resulted in client harm and difficult consequences occurring also for professionals. Knowledge of these external ethical mandates is crucial for the practice of therapy, ministry, medicine, education, midwifery and other licensed helping professions.
The InnerEthics™ model is a psychological ethics model that addresses two essential aspects of ethical discernment and behavior.
- Relational Ethics: Knowing our own motivations when we are in a responsible role is fundamental to ethical professional practice. The easy to learn tools of InnerEthics™ “right relationship”, help us to prevent client harm and increase client benefit.
- The Ethics of Working with Clients in Extra-Ordinary States of Consciousness: InnerEthics™ describes the unique ethical territory of what happens for clients in extra-ordinary states of consciousness. and shows how to meet the increased and different needs of clients so that they have a safe and corrective experience in these profound states.
Relationship itself is at the heart of healing. And ethics and integrity are at the heart of any healing relationship. When we begin to widen our view to see and honor our web-like context of relationships, we speak and act more ethically. ~ Kylea Taylor, LMFT The Inner Ethics™ model provides a reflective, compassionate, and… Continue reading Right Relationship
Everyone is the “Responsible Party” sometimes Most people are interested in how to interact with others in “right relationship” even if they are not paid caregivers. People just want to do better in relationships. They want to study everyday ethics to clarify their motivations, consider their actions self-compassionately, and acquire tools that will help them… Continue reading Everyday Ethics