The article deals with the issues of pitfalls in the research of the axiological area, with particular emphasis on the values clarification method. The main purpose of the article is to find the answer to the question: What pitfalls may be avoided by a researcher who deals with the clarification method in order to successfully complete the research process? The text contains short characteristics of the values clarification method and discusses pitfalls waiting for the researcher of the effects of this method. The article notes that in scientific research in the field of education, knowledge of pedagogical research methodology is important, but equally important is the researcher’s pedagogical experience resulting from practice. It may be an asset for the researcher who can then avoid the pitfalls of research. The article makes clear that there is a need to identify these pitfalls, and avoiding them can give proper meaning to research conclusions.