Intentional Ethics Other Resources

A wealth of resources are available to continue strengthening your knowledge and foundation on the subject of ethics for bodyworkers. These include books, magazines, and published information from professional massage organizations.
If you like using the internet, there are web sites, forums and blogs where many organizations and individuals have published information, articles and opinions on the subject. Also, many of the magazine articles cited in the list below are available online.  Try doing a Google search on “ethics of touch” or “massage and ethics” or “bodywork and ethics”.


Ben Benjamin and Cherie Sohnen-Moe, The Ethics of Touch, SMA Inc., Tucson, Ariz., 2003

Kylea Taylor, The Ethics of Caring: Honoring the Web of Life in Our Professional Healing Relationships,  Hanford Mead Publishers, 1995

Suzanne Scurlock-Durana, Full Body Presence: Learning to Listen to Your Body’s Wisdom, New World Library, Nataraj, 2010