Our Code of Ethics

  • We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, appearance or ethnicity.
  • We begin therapy only after having evaluated as much as possible whether this therapy is right for you.
  • Our therapists are continually updating themselves on the newest research results in our field.
  • Our therapists are committed to continuing their own personal healing.
  • Client confidentiality and security of client records is of utmost importance.
  • Our therapists only use techniques with the client’s consent and while in communication with the client.
  • We only charge for results.



ISPS Principles for Peak State Therapists


COMMITMENT - Unconditional positive regard is one of the most powerful therapeutic healing agents. Institute for the Study of Peak States (ISPS) therapists are committed to an attitude of unconditional love and positive regard for clients, themselves and other practitioners.

RESPONSIBILITY - a) ISPS techniques, and trauma healing techniques in general, are methods of self-healing and self-empowerment. An ISPS therapist must inform clients of the necessity to be self-motivated and accept personal responsibility for their own transformational process. b) ISPS practitioners commit to ongoing personal growth and spiritual development, caring for their bodies, mind, emotions and spirit.

DEDICATION - Therapists are dedicated to the highest good of themselves and others as well as planetary wellness, wholeness and peace.

INCLUSION - a) ISPS therapists do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or appearance. b) Membership in the ISPS is meant to be inclusive, inspiring and supportive in reflecting the highest intention of the collective consciousness of the peak states and trauma healing community.

EXCELLENCE - a) Acknowledging ourselves as ISPS therapists involves receiving the necessary training and continuous involvement in the peak state therapist community. b) A professional ISPS therapist is committed to excellence and continuing education and supervision for professional enhancement.

MUTUALITY - A professional ISPS therapist accepts and offers honest constructive feedback with colleagues in settings of mutual agreement, e.g., trainings, conferences, meetings, exchanges, etc.

INTEGRITY - Peak states and trauma work involves personal growth and expanded states of consciousness and requires a high level of personal integrity, keeping the welfare of the client as the primary focus.

Complaints Procedure

If you are a client of an ISPS certified therapist, and have a complaint or wish to report an ethical violation, please contact us immediately so we can take appropriate action.
Peak States Director: Dr. Grant McFetridge +1(250)413-3211 (Canada) Contact the Institute




Revision History
1.0, Sept 1, 2012: First draft of this webpage.