Code of Ethics

ATMA Journey Centers, inc. Code of Ethics

At ATMA Journey Centers, Inc, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct in the field of psychedelic-assisted therapy training. Our Intention is to provide comprehensive education and support to practitioners involved in this transformational form of therapy. This Code Ethics serves as a guiding framework for those associated with our company. By adhering to this code, we aim to promote safety, integrity and responsibility within the psychedelic-assisted therapy community.

  • 1. Professional Competence and Responsibility:
    • 1.1 ATMA and its employees shall maintain and advance their professional knowledge and skills in the field of psychedelic-assisted therapy through continuous education and training.
    • 1.2 ATMA will select professionals and educators highly skilled and qualified in the area of psychedelic-assisted therapy to support its training programs and provide relevant educational content and guidance to trainees.
    • 1.3 ATMA shall take responsibility for the well-being and safety of our trainees, ensuring that training programs, both didactic and experiential, are conducted in a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment.
    • 1.4 ATMA, and its employees, shall not exploit trainees, engage in inappropriate relationships, or use their positions for personal gain.


  • 2. Confidentiality and Privacy:
    • 2.1 ATMA shall uphold the utmost respect for the privacy and confidentiality of our trainees and their clients.
    • 2.2 ATMA and its employees shall maintain strict confidentiality regarding any personal, medical, or therapeutic information shared by trainees, unless required by law or with explicit consent.
    • 2.3 ATMA shall inform trainees about the importance of maintaining confidentiality and provide clear guidelines on how to protect client privacy.


  • 3. Ethical Conduct:
    • 3.1 ATMA, its employees, consultants, contractors and training programs shall adhere to all applicable laws and regulations regarding psychedelic-assisted therapy training. Understanding applicable laws and regulations will vary from region to region, ATMA encourages trainees to seek out and understand appropriate use in their region.
    • 3.2 We shall refrain from engaging in any form of discrimination, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or socioeconomic status.
    • 3.3 ATMA and its employees shall maintain professional boundaries, avoiding any form of dual relationships with trainees that may compromise objectivity or create conflicts of interest.
    • 3.4 ATMA shall respect the autonomy and dignity of trainees, fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment free from harassment or discrimination.


  • 4. Informed Consent and Safety:
    • 4.1 ATMA shall emphasize the importance of informed consent in all aspects of psychedelic-assisted therapy training, ensuring trainees understand the risks, benefits and potential outcome.
    • 4.2 ATMA and its employees shall prioritize trainee safety and well-being throughout the training process, including addressing physical and psychological challenges that may arise.
    • 4.3 ATMA shall provide trainees with accurate and evidence-based information, emphasizing responsible and ethical use of psychedelic substances. ATMA promotes the safety of those delivering and receiving psychedelic-assisted therapy.


  • 5. Collaboration and Referrals:
    • 5.1 We encourage collaboration among professionals in the field of psychedelic-assisted therapy, fostering a spirit of openness, sharing and mutual respect.
    • 5.2 ATMA, its employees, and trainers shall recognize their own limitations and refer trainees to appropriate resources, professionals, or support when necessary.
    • 5.3 ATMA shall promote interdisciplinary cooperation and encourage trainees to work within ethical frameworks established by their own respective professions.


  • 6. Continuous Improvement:
    • 6.1 ATMA shall regularly review and update our training programs, ensuring they align with the latest research, best practices and ethical guidelines in psychedelic-assisted therapy.
    • 6.2 ATMA welcomes feedback from trainees and the broader professional community, using it to improve our training offerings and organizational practices.
    • 6.3 ATMA and its employees shall engage in regular self-reflection and seek opportunities for professional growth, fostering a commitment to ongoing improvement.

By adhering to this Code of Ethics, ATMA aims to foster a culture of integrity, responsibility, and respect within our company and the greater psychedelic-assisted therapy community.