Joyce M. Jackson is a Professional member of The International Metaphysical Practitioners Association (IMPA).
The (IMPA) was born of the need for a highly professional metaphysical association that brings together various disciplines for the mutual benefit of all humanity. IMPA was created to help metaphysical practitioners across disciplines grow, evolve, and to belong to an organization of like-minded people who strive toward an enlightened existential understanding which, in turn, has the potential to assist members in being even better equipped to help their clients. The added credibility of being associated with a highly professional organization will also help your clients to feel more confident in you as a practitioner or researcher.
IMPA is a division of the Metaphysical Church of Humanistic Science, Inc., a metaphysical ministry whose mission is to help others learn and grow. It’s distinguish code of ethics sets a high standard of practice that Joyce follows:
1. Do No Harm; Do Right
Members must work for the highest good and empowerment of all concerned; they must do no harm.
Members must not advocate or express hatred or discrimination towards other people or classes for any reason.
3. Disclosure and Informed Consent
Members must represent themselves, their qualifications, fees, and advertising truthfully, and must gain informed consent before practicing on clients.
4. Client Confidentiality
Members must preserve client confidentiality under all circumstances unless otherwise required by law.
5. Professional Integrity
Members must maintain the highest standards of professional and personal conduct in the metaphysical field, and never exploit, control, manipulate, or mistreat clients, colleagues, or anyone else; nor misrepresent research data.
6. Professional Discretion
Members must practice with full presence of mind, never practice beyond the scope of their training, qualifications, and abilities; uphold the right to refuse or refer a client if necessary; and never diagnose or prescribe unless legally licensed.
7. Professional Presentation
Members must maintain a professional and orderly appearance of both their person and their practice.
8. Professional Boundaries
Members must maintain professional boundaries with clients; and avoid conflicts of interest, over-familiarity, and sexual harassment.
9. Legal Conformity and Insurance
Members must comply with all state and federal laws, and maintain Professional Liability Insurance where available for their practice.
10. Record Keeping
Members must maintain clear, honest, and factual client records for a minimum of seven years.
11. Continuing Education and Contributions to the Field
Members must maintain a positive attitude toward life-long learning, and are encouraged to contribute to the field and to humanity, each in their own unique way.
12. Metaphysical Teachers and Educational Organizations
Members who teach and IMPA Accredited Organizations must teach with professionalism, integrity, insight, and respect for the higher good and benefit of their students.