Rigourous Control

RITMA requires that their membres submit, in addition to their verified diplomas, a resume detailing their professional journey.  As a Professional Association working in the field of alternative and complementary medicine, RITMA strongly recommends that all its members have "Errors and Omissions" Professional Liability Insurance.  To ensure that our high standards are maintained, RITMA reserves the right to visit our members’ clinics without notice in order to insure that their methods, installations and instruments are adequate.

In an effort to eliminate fraudulent abuse, RITMA requires that its members use receipts which are individually numbered, thus eliminating the possibility of inappropriate use.  RITMA dedicates personnel to regularly review any/all publicity and/or websites belonging to our members, in order to ensure that their therapeutic and professional services reflect our standards.

It is our belief that practicing professionals, the general public as well as the insurance conglomerates would be better served by a universal governing body in Quebec.  It is precisely for this reason that many provincial associations are tightening their requirements and elevating their standards.

To this end, RITMA diligently hopes for a consensus on this matter, for the benefit and validation of all alternative medicine therapists, as well as improvement of quality services for the general public.

Deciding about complementary and alternative therapies

People with cancer sometimes think about using complementary or alternative therapies. In fact, it is believed that many people have used at least one complementary or alternative therapy as part of their cancer treatment. There are many reasons for this…

Read more: Deciding about complementary and alternative therapies
Source :  Canadian Cancer Society


Sexual Involvement

Did you know that sexual involvement between a health care professional and a client is an abuse of power and trust?

Read more :  Sexual involvement between a health care professional and a client? 

Source : Association québécoise Plaidoyer-Victimes (AQPV)

The law and the protection of minors

RITMA believes that rigorous criteria and solid training are the very foundation of excellent therapists. Consequently, all RITMA members possess a minimum of 1000 hours of training.

We encourage you to send us any comments or concerns you may have regarding one of our members as well as the schools which we accredit.  All comments will be evaluated in order to improve the quality of services rendered.  To submit your comments, please use the ‘’Contact us’’ link.

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