- 3000 EFT Tapping Articles
- Pain Management
- Gout sufferer dances a jig without pain.
- Using EFT immediately following an accident--The big wounds
- Rapid pain relief in the surgical ward
- Two rounds of EFT eliminates PMS related pain and nausea
- Terri's Pain Relief: "I woke up one morning and realized I could move..."
- EFT eliminates the pain of slamming a finger in a door
- Lorie's TMJ was so bad she was willing to be a medical guinea pig
- The emotional causes of phantom limb pain
- What helped Lenny's sore throat?
- Pain from a pinched finger gone in a minute
- The importance of applying EFT instantly after an accident!
- Ideas for using EFT with phantom limb pain
- Relieving menstrual pain: "My uterus was depressed"
- A quickie pain relief case
- EFT calms overwhelming pain from a broken finger
- Two weeks of abdominal pain gone in one session
- Hernia relief: "Mom, how did you do that?"
- EFT newbie takes care of her daughter's severe sore throat
- A lesson in psychological reversal -- simply rubbing the "sore spot" may have helped a 5 week ear pain
- Using EFT to give birth without an epidural
- A one minute wonder by a physical therapist brings dramatic relief to intense pain
- No more sciatica for Betty--Getting to a core issue through a metaphor
- The colour of pain
- Spinal Stenosis Pain and Pregnancy Headache
- How to use EFT for pain that keeps returning to the same place
- The case of the Vanishing Vulvodynia
- Tap even when you are in such pain that you don
- Sore, Swollen Gums Relieved in Minutes
- Painful muscle cramps subside rapidly with EFT
- 60 years of pain gone in 20 minutes
- An acupuncturist overcomes limiting beliefs about EFT and pain
- Pain in infected arm disappears in 2 brief EFT rounds
- A Dentist uses EFT to help patient ease the excruciating pains of Trigeminal Neuralgia
- EFT for searing chest pain at 5am
- Georgina didn
- Pain Control--Parts I & II
- After 35 years of painful menstrual periods, 20 minutes of EFT eliminates
- Progress with Alex's swollen elbow - combining EFT with homeopathy
- EFT tip for tapping on pain that is hard to describe
- Thumb pain disappears along with relationship issues
- Three years of pain in a swollen ankle disappears after getting to the core issue
- EFT for pain when someone is passing away
- How to find the emotion that may be causing the pain
- Woman says, "EFT Won't Work For Me"
- EFT and a throat full of razor blades
- Tapping for a deep cat scratch immediately eliminates pain
- Pain and deafness subside over the phone
- Surrogate EFT gives comfort to a 94 year old woman with many health challenges
- EFT reduces pain and swelling, and speeds healing of a fractured ankle
- A classic example of an EFT delayed healing for pain
- Intense face pain fades for EFT professional -- an outside look made the difference
- 25 years of pain from experimental surgery was eliminated with 90 minutes of EFT -- Follow-up: no recurrence of pain after 8 months
- EFT Eliminates need for surgery on torn tendons
- Phantom Limb Pain
- Badly injured fingertip heals in minutes
- EFT quickly counteracts face pain
- When pain or immobility should no longer be there....
- Tightness, pain and palpitations
- Chronic pain and "The world is not a safe place"
- Thankful mother credits EFT for easing her 12 year old daughter's suffering as she died from a brain tumor
- Surrogate EFT brings multiple benefits to Molly and her mother--an enjoyable trip to the emergency room
- Athletic injuries and other things
- Newcomer learns the value of applying EFT to the "deeper level of the problem."
- Broad issues, sleeping problems and chronic pain
- Releasing 7 years of pain and much more
- Forgiveness and a clever idea made the difference for Marie Holliday--severe pain from spider bites
- EFT provides relief for 30 years of pain from a car accident--no more Vicodin
- Lori Laskowski's broken nose
- Mentally chasing the pain with EFT
- Jenny's painful breastfeeding had emotional roots
- EFT for post-surgery pain--experimenting with EFT words
- Physician successfully demonstrates EFT on leg pain
- Eight months of chronic pain disappears in 20 minutes over the phone - key emotional issue was the cause
- EFT on stage for pain from a broken wrist - getting to SPECIFIC EVENTS
- Eric Robins, MD explains how a chronic pain expert links pain and unresolved emotions
- Two successful Carpal Tunnel cases
- Mobility and pain relief for Ron Ball's friends
- EFT for sciatica pain - Personal Peace Procedure brings up new core issues
- 20 years of Sciatica disappears with EFT
- Sometimes core issues just show up after a little tapping
- Two year belly pain (emotionally caused) - gone in half an hour
- Leg pain from accident disappears
- Instant Messaging brings instant EFT results for a muscle cramp
- Can EFT mask a pain to the detriment of the client?
- Calming and Clearing Chronic Pain with EFT... for Practitioners and Clients
- EFT for menstrual cramps
- EFT finally works for Anne Stevenson after she pours on the Texas honey
- EFT Relieves Post-Operative Pain for a 90-Year-Old Woman
- Severe ovary pain eliminated with EFT and exploratory surgery becomes unnecessary
- EFT or witchcraft?
- EFT clears poison oak
- We saw the swelling subside in front of our eyes.
- Acute leg pain and two rashes disappear after using EFT to "Chase the Pain"
- EFT newbie helps pain ridden client to squeal with delight
- Relieving menstrual cramps
- If we just follow the physical symptoms we can eliminate the emotional pain
- Getting more out of a massage with mental EFT
- Newbie gets complete relief from painful gum disease while reading the EFT Manual
- A "one point wonder" on pain & a question on morning sickness
- New Ways to Handle Pain with EFT
- The spider bite that wouldn't go away until.....
- Severe sore throat vanishes after persistent use of EFT
- Rapid relief for a torn rotator cuff
- Tap while you listen to what your aching body has to say
- How to spill boiling water on yourself and come out of it with minimal pain
- EFT for painful cystitis gets lasting results in 15 minutes - follow up included
- Pain Relief - New "Acupuncture without Needles" Technique Reports 80% Effectiveness, Often Out-Performing Drugs
- Twelve years of ankle pain vanishes -- 18 month follow up still shows no pain
- The hand pain with many past events linked to it
- Genital pains
- A long list of successes by an EFT Newbie
- EFT halts the severe pain side effects of Interferon treatment in minutes!
- EFT relieves painful constipation
- Pain--A decision to use EFT instead of meds and surgery
- MD states: "I know that EFT can do all that is reported to be possible"
- When physical symptoms persist despite EFT treatment
- Relief of diabetic neuropathy and constant toe pain
- Scald pain relief, trigeminal neuralgia, sea urchin spike, menstrual pain, trembling absent minded surgeon, jealous lover
- Quick stomach pain relief for a surprised client
- EFT for dental fear and a major dental procedure
- EFT for Pain: "I saw stars, heard birds twittering and my hand looked like a piece of soft spaghetti" -- including a follow up
- Osgood-Schlatter symptoms disappear in minutes with EFT
- Intense fears about giving birth are eased with EFT
- From chronic pain to joy with EFT in 9 minutes -- 20 year auto accident pain vanishes
- Headaches & Migraines
- 11 month headache vanishes with EFT
- Using color to get to the core issue behind a headache
- Loretta Sparks' approach to migraine headaches and pain
- 40 years of migraines gone in 5 minutes with EFT
- "At first, I found no change..."
- EFT Newbie from Israel successfully relieves his wife's migraine headaches
- 40 year debilitating migraine--and much more--gone!
- Surrogate EFT alleviates a migraine over the phone
- Migraine headache relieved while riding in a car
- A newbie reports from the Maldive Islands - migraine relief
- Several brief descriptions of rapid headache relief
- Newbie achieves a 5 minute wonder for a migraine headache
- Chasing the pain - a creative approach
- Working on a migraine also leads to clearing traumas
- 18 month migraine headache followup--"no more lying down in the middle of the day."
- A methodical case involving chronic headaches
- From a seizure to migraines - EFT relief
- Migraine headache resolved in 5 minutes
- Chiropractor uses EFT on himself
- EFT eliminates ocular migraine while in the Doctor's waiting room
- Migraine gone in less than 10 minutes
- Migraine headache disappears after identifying core issue
- Skeptical Mom eliminates son's migraine headache
- Successful EFT for a migraine with a skeptical, stressed client
- Emotional causes for migraine headaches
- A simple headache was linked to shame, guilt and past regrets
- Migraine Headaches: No meds in 5 months
- Being persistent with a headache pays off after many seeming failures
- Step-by-step through a many aspected migraine headache case
- Surrogate EFT helps husband
- Aneurism results in chronic headache pain that doctors said would never go away. It disappeared with surrogate EFT and has been gone for 5 years.
- Headaches fade after forgiveness addressed
- Migraines and grief eliminated in one session
- Migraine Headache quickly abates without medication
- Taking care of a major migraine in minutes
- Migraine success with a Theater Mom - "Too many people in my head"
- Surrogate EFT instantly eliminates migraine pain
- Headache, projection and persistence
- Mental EFT wards off a migraine in 10 minutes
- From a migraine headache to an epiphany
- 12 years of near constant migraine headaches resolved after finding core emotional issue
- Migraine Headache Relief: No Meds Therapy Reports 80% Effectiveness--Often Works in Minutes
- Using EFT after a migraine prescription no longer worked.
- Tapping away a hunger headache
- 5 day migraine fades in ten minutes
- Puja helps a client with panic attacks and migraines
- Success for a migraine headache from an EFT Newcomer
- Migraine vanishes in 10 minutes!
- EFT Newbie relieves a headache and severe thumb pain
- Back Pain Relief
- Natural Back Pain Relief
- Bernie uses his tapping bear to help a woman with back pain
- After 3 years of back pain, Allan skeptically tries EFT and is now pain free
- 20+ articles on pain and physical symptoms
- Back pain relief: A glowing reason for physicians to consider doing EFT before recommending drugs or surgery
- Back pain relief holds months later
- Severe back pain finally subsides after anger issue uncovered
- Back pain (Scoliosis and Spinal Bifida) disappears after a core issue is uncovered
- Three-week incapacitating back pain relieved in one phone session--many details given
- Back Pain: "Even though this should be working, it's not and I don't know why..."
- Back pain is gone after doing EFT for entrepreneurial worries
- Back pain disappears after resolving "I want to escape from work"
- Intense back pain and numbness
- Three EFT sessions eliminate pain from degenerative disc disease
- Year-long nagging back pain gone in 30 seconds
- Back pain, head issues and "God issues"
- No more back pain despite a damaged lower spine. Is EFT the ultimate natural pain reliever? -- 1.5 year followup included
- Back pain subsides and spine goes into alignment after 14 years of pain
- I fixed my dentist's back pain
- Doubting client gets pain relief after intuitive EFT session
- EFT for lingering back pain -- several months later it is still gone
- Anger and rage is at the root of this back pain
- Back pain so intense, he had to crawl on his hands and knees.
- The ex-soldier with the painful back
- How cats became the core issue behind low back pain
- Intense back pain and numbness
- EFT for wisdom tooth pain--Success where pain killers failed
- Newbie uses EFT successfully for severe dental pain
- Using EFT for issues with the dentist
- EFT helps avoid a root canal
- EFT relieves a tooth pain that a dentist couldn
- What happened to the dental cavities???
- "And then I realized my tooth pain was gone. It never came back."
- Excruciating dental pain subsides after 10 minutes of EFT
- Another surprising EFT dental result--doomed teeth recover
- EFT relieves tooth pain and then resets rotten tooth
- Newbie to EFT relieves husband's tooth infection
- EFT relieves "Emotional Toothache"
- Two minutes of EFT eliminates severe wisdom tooth pain so severe that painkillers did nothing.
- Pain from a fractured tooth disappears - Did EFT heal the fracture?
- Dr. Fred Feldstein uses EFT for wisdom tooth pain and an itchy, red rash
- EFT relieves a torn rotator cuff in 5 minutes--surgery avoided
- Unfreezing a frozen shoulder
- Pain disappears from arm & shoulder that had been broken in 8 places and were full of plates and screws.
- 10 years of annoying shoulder 'clunk' disappears in 10 minutes
- Years of shoulder pain disappears in one EFT session--"What would your shoulder say...?"
- Range of motion metaphor releases shoulder pain
- Collapsing emotional issues avoids shoulder surgery
- Shoulder pain has its roots in unresolved emotion
- How EFT allowed a pain client to avoid shoulder surgery
- Borrowing benefits from DVDs eliminates neck and shoulder pain
- Frozen shoulder loosened by EFT
- "Even though this pain can't live in the face of love..."
- A solid EFT approach to pain management
- Neck and shoulder pain disappear after tapping on, "I have to protect myself"
- Freeing up a 10 year painful and immobile shoulder
- Rapid recovery for a "frozen shoulder" that was supposed to take up to 3 years
- Persistent EFT brings relief to stubborn hip pain
- From a hip pain to mother issues
- 15 year intense hip pain disappears after using the EFT "Borrowing Benefits" procedure on a core emotional issue
- Consistent tapping brings peace and relieves pain
- Instant relief of back and hip pain astonishes nurse
- Surrogate EFT when the client is too busy to make her appointment--hip pain relief
- EFT prevents bruising and pain after a fall
- Hip pain vanishes despite the client's skepticism
- The pain that brought Kathie Cureington to her knees
- Knee pain is relieved after tapping on forgiveness
- Arthritic Knee Pain Relief from EFT despite an official Medical Diagnosis
- The wonderments of surrogate EFT -- this time for knee pain
- Persistent EFT relieves 40 year ankle/knee pain, bent finger and heartburn
- Successful EFT for the pain after knee surgery - including follow-up
- Persistent EFT brings arthritis to its knees
- Roseanna Ellis takes care of a headache, knee pain and back pain while on vacation
- EFT Newbie resolves extreme pain in her knees - "I can't stand this or that..."
- EFT eliminates knee pain even though there was no knee cartilage
- Creative uses of EFT for an embarrassing issue
- EFT for Sports Performance starts with eliminating knee pain
- Crippling judgment linked to knee pain--Melinda "asks her knees" for the core issue
- An emotional resolution for cold feet and hands
- Was it a miracle, or was it EFT? Is there a difference? - Josh's oozing foot sore.
- Using EFT for Cold Feet
- A pain in the feet
- EFT relieves fungal toe nails and athletes foot after 30 minute session
- Severe foot pain and swelling resolves after addressing fears and anxiety about moving forward in life
- Oh my aching feet!
- 83 year old woman watches EFT DVDs and eliminates her 30 years of severe foot pain
- Swollen foot subsides in minutes after using EFT
- Joanna's painful foot was traced to an upset with her boyfriend--EFT eliminates pain from her "Jimmy foot"
- 15 year old neck pain disappeared along with a "Life is Hard" belief - Follow-up: still no pain after 1 month
- EFT Relieves Ankle and Neck Injuries--Before and After Thermal Scans Tell the Story
- A fascinating case using EFT and chakra colors
- Neck pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome--Pass the Megaphone
- Lifetime of pain eliminated after finding core issue
- An in-depth approach for relieving severe neck pain
- Strong neck pain finally subsides after SHOUTING the EFT setup phrases
- Neck pain relief after finding the emotional core issues
- The client with "worry in his neck."
- Crook in neck relieved in seconds for postal clerk
- Lump on neck disappears
- Using EFT for Dry Eyes
- Severe eye pain gone in moments.
- EFT for a macular blister on the eye -- a one in a thousand result
- EFT for digestion and eye problems - the inner child and "Baby John"
- Surrogate EFT while in the dental chair - hygienist's eye pain relieved
- Solid detective work helps EFT clear a long term case of Itchy eyes (conjunctivitis)
- First Aid
- Robert Syvertsen's spectacular EFT First Aid story
- EFT first aid for the baby who stopped breathing
- First Aid EFT for a burn - and for feeling stupid about getting burned
- EFT is a Parent's Best Friend: Family First Aid, Motion Sickness, Birth Trauma and Vampire Eradication!!
- Using EFT as emotional first aid for children
- Several examples of using EFT as first aid for twin girls
- EFT first aid for Jerry's crushed finger - he was typing 2 days later
- Creative use of EFT as First Aid for thigh pain
- EFT First Aid
- A skeptic uses EFT for burn relief.
- How to avoid the symptoms of a sunburn!
- Burns, bee stings and the like
- EFT First-Aid - The burn with no blisters
- EFT for a bad burn from sizzling fat
- EFT speeds the healing of this child's burn? The doctors and parents were surprised
- Two burn relief stories using EFT
- EFT stops intense burning in the eyes caused by hot peppers--Try it on Everything!
- A 4 year old girl taps on her mother after having her own EFT success with a bad burn
- Immediate relief from a hot wax burn
- EFT for a burn
- Finger burn immediately extinguished with EFT
- Try EFT on Everything--even jellyfish stings
- Immediate EFT alleviates a wasp sting
- Painful wasp sting subsides in minutes
- EFT quickly eliminates any trace of a painful hornet sting
- EFT newbie reports many successes ... from betrayal to a bee sting
- All traces of a bee sting are eliminated with 5 minutes of tapping
- Bee Sting: From Hysterics to Happiness in 5 minutes
- EFT after a SERIOUS jellyfish sting
- Step on a Bee, use EFT
- EFT helps newcomer Maridale with hay fever and a wasp sting
- Bee sting swelling subsides as a "side benefit" of an EFT session
- An MD reports on using EFT for a jellyfish sting
- Getting specific on pain....this time on an insect sting
- Oh my! Rosey Green swallowed a stinging wasp
- Pain from severe lower back injury is resolved with three rounds of EFT
- Using EFT for the aftermath of a Near Death Experience - severe traumatic brain injury improves dramatically
- A 5 year old boy bounces on his head but calms with 15 seconds of EFT
- EFT helps Terrie recover after her brain injury
- Integrating the Parts:
- Use EFT as soon as you have an injury
- Using EFT to dramatically shorten injury recovery time
- Surrogate tapping for a severe finger injury rapidly reduces pain and avoids a trip to the Emergency Room
- Surrogate EFT across many State lines cuts healing time in half for a broken arm
- Asthma and a dancing injury
- Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Technique Helps With Sports Injuries
- Using EFT on the slopes for a knee injury
- 84 year old woman recovers the use of her arm after muscles and ligaments were injured
- The injury that should have taken 6 weeks to heal
- Using EFT on a wrist injury
- How could a doctor (or anyone else) explain this dramatic recovery from an injury?
- EFT works on pain even when there is physical damage
- EFT eliminates chronic knee pain from an injury -- follow up included
- Painful injury disappears overnight
- Pain Management
- Fears And Phobias
- A fear of flying case with a unique twist
- Brad Reed helps with the fear of flying (followup at end)
- Do you want to skydive?
- Intense fear of flying eliminated with EFT -- with follow-up and interesting side benefits
- Fear of Flying, Public Speaking and All Phobias Gain Rapid Relief From New Meridian Based Procedure
- Turkish MD finds core issue for a flying phobia
- Eliminating a VERY intense fear of flying 6 weeks before getting on the plane
- Chrissie Hardisty's former fear of flying
- Simple EFT Basic Recipe collapses phobias regarding ladders, flying and cats.
- Fear of flying subsides--follow up included
- No Drugs Necessary to Reduce Fear of Flying, Jet Lag and Air Travel Health Risks
- EFT "on the fly"--the fear of flying
- Second hand tapping on the fear of flying
- EFT eliminates fear of flying--an excellent study in aspects
- Can we collapse the fear of flying even when there is no airplane around?
- Fear of flying, leaving home is dangerous, and you can never come back!
- Up, up and away--the fear of flying
- How my computer helped clear a fear of flying
- EFT eliminates fear of flying--over the telephone
- Fear of flying and many aspects
- Getting behind a complicated Fear of Flying case
- 57 year old fear of flying vanishes in one EFT session -- 3 month follow-up included
- Solid detective work finds the true cause of a Fear of Flying
- Treating "fear of flying" as a trauma case.
- A Fear of Flying turned out to be a metaphor for another life issue
- Surrogate tapping for the fear of flying
- Quality session for a fear of flying insects
- A good example of EFT's Generalization Effect with the fear of flying
- What was really behind Janice's fear of flying?
- A dog phobia case that required persistence
- Success using EFT while imagining a phobia
- A quality look at how to test your work
- Sarah's cat phobia and other newcomer issues
- Fear of dogs disappears as EFT is used on an "unremembered memory"
- An EFT one minute wonder for fear of dogs gets a nanny a new job in a home with a 90 lb. dog
- The bird fear that had an unusual aspect
- Ten year old boy uses EFT to rid his friend of a dog phobia
- A detailed "fear of dogs" case using SPECIFIC EVENTS
- Breaking down a phobia into many aspects
- Fear of birds is minimized in minutes
- Was the fear of cats the real issue?
- Claustrophobia has traumatic birth memory as its core issue
- Claustrophobia relieved in one session
- A follow-up on claustrophobia
- Testing claustrophobia results.
- EFT newbie helps claustrophobic husband prepare for full body scan machine with great results
- The Skeptic & Claustrophobia (or how I was treated like a
- EFT for panic attacks and claustrophobia -- quality approaches
- Resolving many aspects of Freeway and Bridge Fears
- Borrowing benefits brings a welcome side effect
- 40 year driving fear gone: "Now I drive that mountain like I own it!"
- Using the Movie Technique in client
- A skeptic, escalator & freeway phobias and converging lines (with a lead in discussion on "getting worse")
- Loren Fogelman collapses her own driving anxiety
- Success with Fear of Bridges over Water -- with 7 month update
- EFT for motorway driving anxiety
- Driving fear in Louisiana
- Jack Foriska eliminates his own terror of highway driving
- Applying EFT remotely to a driving phobia in India
- Essential Tremor and a cliff-driving phobia
- A bridge-over-water phobic crosses the Golden Gate Bridge
- A height phobia with traumatic roots
- The Fear of Heights was not really the Fear of Heights
- Movies and a fear of heights
- Newbie completely collapses a fear of heights
- Nate's fear of heights: From the Grand Canyon to a helicopter experience
- A phobia with an unusual cause
- The height phobia that wouldn't move
- A couple of one minute wonders - fear of heights and feeling dizzy
- A height phobia in Poland with a classic Apex response.
- Getting to specific events for resolving a height phobia
- A seemingly simple height phobia with underlying causes
- Successful surrogate EFT on Hiccups, Fear of Heights and a Sore Throat
- Surrogate mental tapping achieves success for a height phobic in a balcony
- Textbook height phobia case--two rounds of EFT and "Poof"
- EFT helps with fear of heights in the California Sierra Mountains
- Fear of needles is cleared after addressing many aspects with EFT
- Using EFT when having blood taken - even if a vein collapses and you have a fear of needles
- Five sessions of EFT for a severe needle phobia - every detail needed tapping
- Getting beyond a 30 year fear of needles in 15 minutes
- A Newbie overcomes her own needle phobia
- Client with two phobias: Fear of mice and needles.
- Challenging needle phobia is eliminated
- Nurse had a fear of taking blood samples
- EFT for a fear of anesthesia allowed Mara's client to have a lung transplant
- John was paralyzed with fear over his wife's cancer
- Elimination of fear of death and loss of two children in 15 minutes
- EFT helps a 12 year old girl with a dentist fear go from screaming and crying to singing
- Success with infertility issues and "The Fear of the Fear."
- EFT newbie uses EFT successfully on a fear of roller coasters and high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Fear of Gynecological exams cured with EFT
- EFT eliminates a serious fear of vomiting
- EFT for fear of blood tests: Anorexia patient is able to receive hospital treatment
- EFT Newcomer takes care of her own phobia of dead animals
- Being creative about a stubborn dental phobia
- EFT clears an obsessive dental phobia: Note the insightful questions involved
- Using EFT for the fear of dentists - including a several year follow-up
- EFT for obsessive health fear
- Client spontaneously recalls important core issue while tapping for Fear of Choking
- EFT for a fear of surgery
- Being Alone
- Water / Swimming
- An intense test of a water phobia relief
- From extreme water phobia to swimmer with EFT ... "I wouldn
- A stubborn fear -- The importance of persistence and 'seemingly unrelated issues'
- Overcoming the fear of swimming in a lake--many aspects treated
- Anthony's water phobia--gone in an afternoon
- Atrial Fibrillation, EFT as a University Curriculum and a Water Phobia session saves lives
- Niki LaMont on a water phobia
- "I have a fear of spiders you can't begin to touch!!"
- Spider phobia relief as a side benefit
- Two at-risk teenagers simultaneously resolve severe phobias with EFT in one session
- EFT for a child
- High-fiving a spider - a skeptical newbie's first case
- EFT for different aspects of a tarantula scare
- Rapidly collapsing a complicated spider phobia
- Lainy Wells' first EFT test--spiders
- Creative EFT session brings up many specific events underlying a tunnel phobia
- EFT for getting over the fear of giving a teleclass
- Fear of clowns and mimes
- EFT for 7 year old Jasmine's stage fright
- Resolving fear of stepping out of the house brings improved blood pressure and cholesterol levels
- One brief EFT session releases a fear that originated at birth--Important for serious EFT students
- Tapping during a frightening movie to remove the fear
- Quick phobia work aims at specific events
- A birth trauma was the core issue behind this phobia
- Lifelong fear of "Screaming Sirens" fades after attention to many aspects
- Michelle LaPrise's email phobia
- Deborah Lindsey shares her opinion about three major fears and phobias
- Fear of small spaces...a case with many aspects
- Trouble with math clears up after doing EFT on a "ghost vision"
- EFT reduces test anxiety in moments
- Extreme phobia eliminated after finding the core issue
- EFT side effect -- Banishing a show jumper
- Fear of entrapment and a useful way to uncover core issues
- Finding the REAL issues behind two (presumed) phobias
- Stripe phobia
- Collapsing fears associated with a gay man
- Severe tunnel phobic goes through 42 tunnels with minimal anxiety
- Surrogate EFT calms a frightened boy at school - a pipe bomb scare
- An intense fear of choking on food was linked to stress at the dinner table and cleared with EFT
- Fear of riding on horseback disappears - but only after getting to the core issue
- Bonnie's fear of stairs
- Mandy Momberg's friend was afraid to be in her own home -- One month follow-up verifies EFT success
- An Intense fear of tunnels in Norway
- 21 year swallowing phobia clears after 2 simple rounds of basic EFT
- A very, very detailed look at undoing a fish phobia
- Some thoughts on EFT for fear
- Bathroom phobia
- Camera-shy problem disappears after getting to core issue
- Using EFT for the wedding day jitters
- 40 Years of Terror gone after 60 minutes with EFT--smoking addiction gone too.
- Tapping for fear of the
- Tunnel phobia--"oh that is so easy"
- EFT and gay issues - fear of men
- Using EFT for stage anxiety
- EFT for the fear of failure/success -- this time with an actress
- It seemed like a bus phobia
- EFT calms a little girl
- EFT for a core fear brings a useful side effect
- Professionally stepping through an intense phobia case
- From being "scared to death of math" to an A in Algebra for a 36 year old returning to school
- A model case for all complicated phobias
- EFT for musicians
- Helping a young girl ride her bike
- The impossible phobia--how did you do that?
- Tapping to release future fears
- Tapping on a single point brought fear and pain to a halt
- 10 year follow-up on multiple phobias and dependency issues
- Roseanna Ellis helps an 11 year old boy overcome phobias
- EFT's Peace Potential: Establishing rapport and trust with a wasp
- How tapping for a fear automatically brought up a core issue -- birth trauma
- How EFT stopped 2 young boys from crying at the barbershop - a lesson in surrogate tapping
- EFT for fear of bees
- Cell phone phobia
- Fear of social occasions resolved despite not finding the cause
- MD introduces an innovative idea that brings relief for stubborn relationship issue
- Fear of worms points to critical "core issue"
- Mom uses EFT to help her fearful son ride a bike
- Progress with a "Social Phobic"
- Very simple relief for an intense phobia. What is a phobia anyway?
- Young boy's eating phobia aided by a fascinating intuitive/surrogate session
- Virtual EFT on a motorbike in South Africa
- Young Debby enjoys her day -- no more fear of the Austrian Alps
- Young girl
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- Rape by a "friend"--PTSD and suicidal thoughts
- Jeanne Ranger clears her own PTSD
- Stubborn client, PTSD, hidden aspects and psychological reversal
- PTSD from a traumatic miscarriage is resolved with EFT
- New Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Delivers Rapid, Long Lasting Results for Iraqi War Veterans--No Drugs Necessary
- Bob Patefield wipes out his own PTSD
- An EFT gift for firefighters suffering from PTSD and trauma
- EFT beginner collapses her own PTSD
- Vietnam Vet with severe PTSD sleeps through the night for the first time in 39 years
- War veteran with PTSD gets quality results with EFT
- Curing PTSD
- Pat Farrell resolves her own PTSD
- Knocking down war PTSD symptoms like dominoes
- EFT on DID and PTSD
- EFT clears PTSD -- Nassirya bombing, Iraq
- An EFT Newcomer relieves Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- How I handled my PTSD (child abuse) all by myself
- An efficient way to relieve a PTSD memory
- How I handled my PTSD (witnessing a violent crime) all by myself
- Childhood molestation--using UNDERSTAND in the Set-up phrase
- EFT and birth trauma - addressing "the fetus inside me"
- Deborah Miller helps a man unravel how a childhood molestation affects his current relationship
- 13 years of daily abuse fades with a form of The Personal Peace Procedure
- A creative way to uncover a traumatic childhood event
- A very traumatic birth experience was at the root of this woman
- A problem staying focused and present had its roots in childhood trauma -- EFT resolved it.
- Difficulty with labor pains had its roots in childhood sexual abuse
- Chronic ear infections vanished after childhood trauma was cleared with EFT
- A client talks about her abusive childhood and her relief via EFT
- EFT and the devastation of childhood abuse
- A "one minute wonder" rape release.
- An EFT expert beautifully weaves EFT within her client's pain, panic and molestation--success across the board
- A detailed and professional session regarding EFT for rape -- with one year follow-up
- An Hour and Ten Minutes (for relief of attempted murder, two assaults, rape and childhood incidents)
- Cleaning up a rape trauma
- How to remove a cyst without surgery or lasers
- A sore throat is traced to a childhood tonsil surgery
- Rapid EFT results with an ACL tear -- Every sports team in the world would love to hear about this
- Cataract surgery goes perfectly after releasing inner child Issues
- Dr. Eric Robins, MD, uses EFT to avoid surgery for urination problem
- Unique uses for EFT in the surgery room
- Did EFT or Antibiotics help this little boy?
- Andrea's miscarriage
- Tearless Trauma Technique
- Creating a new emotional state for trauma sufferers
- Surrogate EFT for sleeping client dramatically clears sexual abuse
- Releasing 14 years of pent up grief and trauma
- Tip-Toeing into two car accident traumas
- How do you work with a traumatic incident that a client does not remember?
- Some tips for easing trauma survivors into using EFT
- Miranda: Repressed memory of childhood sexual abuse
- Using EFT for Trauma Relief after a major earthquake in Indonesia
- Aileen's client is an actress and no longer has "Interrogation Trauma" -- acting improves
- Trauma success in Israel--as told by the client
- Using the EFT Tell the Story Technique helps calm a rape victim
- Tina broke free from an age 12 trauma
- EFT newcomer taps herself out of a dissociative state during regular therapy
- Using EFT when the client has a memory "blank spot"
- Using EFT after a terrorist attack
- Tapping on love pain leads Marta to her traumatic birth experience
- Using Surrogate EFT on 2-month old baby after surgery
- Group trauma treatment--CISD with EFT
- WAILING ON WALL STREET
- Releasing fear and trauma after a dog bite
- Accessing the deeper levels of trauma stored in our cellular memory
- Taking the edge off of a molestation.
- Gillian Wightman leads us expertly through a complicated "father abuse" case -- a fabulous start
- Using EFT for "womb issues"
- Email correspondence on a serious childhood abuse case
- Bringing Bev out of a semi-catatonic state
- Relieving the trauma of a car accident with EFT
- Borrowing Benefits brings up and collapses the Big One
- EFT newcomer resolves her own deep seated issues from childhood
- Handling the aftermath of a mugging with EFT...over the phone
- Did Brenda really abuse her brother?
- Three dissociative disorder cases
- Rape Trauma alleviated completely in one session with EFT -- libido returns
- Three EFT sessions lift depression, anger and sexual abuse trauma
- Pat Gurnick is my hero
- War trauma--no more nightmares
- 15 minutes of EFT brings dramatic results to a Vietnam Veteran
- EFT tapping for trauma brings unexpected benefits
- EFT "Choices" for recent NYC trauma victims.
- Using EFT to negotiate with multiple personalities
- This psychiatrist uses EFT
- Pieter de Zwart combines his intuition with quality testing of his work for a first class result for trauma
- The value of guessing: Releasing trauma in an injured elbow
- Sexual abuse case
- EFT helps clear early date rape trauma
- How Rebecca Gurland started with the EFT Personal Peace Procedure and wound up collapsing her major core issues
- EFT used instead of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) on severe trauma with impressive results
- EFT Trauma Session Seemed Complete But Needed More Work
- Praise for the EFT Tearless Trauma Technique
- Another approach to the Movie Technique
- Handling an abuse case in a quality way
- Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
- Rape resolved in record time
- The connection between vitiligo and a traumatic experience
- Trauma relief one week after the Sept. 11, 2001 tragedy
- EFT after an attack in the street
- Helping a lost boy and his family out in the woods - spontaneous EFT
- Hives subside as traumatic incident is resolved
- Step by step through a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder case
- Digging for core issues - reconnection to a trauma that was behind hay fever symptoms
- Hollywood film maker resolves deep personal traumas with EFT
- Resolving the intense after effects of child birth trauma
- A Detailed and Masterful Article on Using EFT for Trauma
- Six successful sessions with a war veteran
- Criminal defense attorney does EFT with suicidal client in jail
- Expert handling of a hidden traumatic memory -- all within 30 minutes
- Listen to a successful EFT grief session with Dr. Carol Look and "Toby"
- Approaching complex trauma with EFT - The Inner Theater
- Working with trauma - the connection between EFT and the Amygdula
- Peeling away the layers of sexual abuse
- Tapping for prenatal issues brings benefits
- EFT for our Emergency First Responders
- Hurricane Katrina survivor successfully receives EFT for trauma
- Examples of "Stress Inoculation" through EFT...."but does it last?"
- Working with extreme trauma using a variation of the EFT Movie Technique
- Battered woman with cramped hands completes flower drawing after EFT--a one minute wonder
- Fear of dentists and oral rape
- A traumatic fall from a tree
- EFT after Hurricane Ike - Trauma Triage
- The Movie Technique for a traumatic memory and unresolved grief
- How to make EFT work when it "doesn't work."
- Lawyer resolves many personal traumas and writes testimonial letter
- K was left for dead after a Serial Killer's Attack -- EFT cleans up the traumatic aftermath
- A chiropractor helps a homicide trauma - burping is a sign of relief
- It started in a prison camp
- An EFT Formula for Specific Trauma
- A traumatized female reclaims trust in her instincts
- Comparing traumatic abreactions--with and without EFT
- An expert discusses EFT and sudden trauma.
- An extreme trauma with a severe abreaction--and what to do about it
- EFT in the aftermath of domestic violence
- Rapid relief from accident flashbacks
- Trauma in the trunk of a car
- Using EFT to unravel the many pieces of a child molestation
- Releasing the Trauma of placing her husband in a nursing home
- The layers of trauma
- An even more tearless trauma technique
- EFT with a Vietnam nurse - a quality use of specific events
- Where only the pros should tread.
- Successfully handling childhood molestation--a classy case by Nancy Morris
- The "emotional stunt double" process using EFT
- Persistent use of EFT brings assistance in traumatic dream
- The Sun in my Soul - EFT overhauls Kathy's life
- What would you do for your client if his son shot and killed another boy?
- EFT newcomer diffuses trauma even though he didn't know it was rape
- Getting over a gang rape--including a follow-up
- Trauma relief for a Prisoner of War and a fruit phobia
- Thoughts on Abreactions and how to handle them
- Finding the trauma behind the trauma
- Delivering EFT to a macho war veteran
- Katrina Victims Enjoy New Trauma Relief Method
- Tapping on hearing traumatic stories from others - ear problems
- Rape trauma: "It just doesn't seem to bother me like it did."
- Tapping for the troops
- Using Group EFT in a school setting for a crisis
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- Serious Diseases
- Asthma Relief
- Dr. uses EFT to reduce lung congestion by 50% in minutes
- New Asthma Treatment Provides Impressive Relief Without Drugs
- Great relief for asthma -- but why didn't the client continue?
- She put away her medication for Asthma
- Asthma relief in ten minutes
- Full blown asthma attack calmed in 10 minutes
- His asthma breathing got easier while they learned how to tap
- Asthma fades in two minutes
- EFT Clears Lifelong Asthma and Dog Phobia
- Using EFT on snoring, asthma and a numb leg
- MD forgets inhaler during exercise class
- Asthma linked to stifled emotions
- 84 year old grandfather gains relief from asthma and COPD
- Jan's life long asthma disappears in one session ... and ... she ends a smothering relationship.
- Client collapses asthma, rage, a height phobia and an allergy to bed feathers in one session
- EFT relieves an asthma attack after medications didn't work
- Michael Valenti, MD shares stories of using EFT with his patients for asthma, multiple sclerosis, depression and pregnancy vomiting
- New Discovery Alleviates Breathing Problems Without Drugs: From Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmon
- EFT provides relief for both severe asthma and stress
- Emergency EFT for a 16-year-old asthmatic
- Emergency asthma attack resolved from 400 miles away--no meds involved
- Milk allergy no longer causes asthma
- Asthma attack and Impotence relief
- Asthma and a dancing injury
- Using a child
- An asthma success story from an EFT newcomer
- Two Severe Cases: Asthma and Spinal Disc
- First day at school apprehension, separation anxiety and an asthma attack.
- 15 years of asthma and chronic coughing eased by getting to the emotional roots
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Improving a serious case of Multiple Sclerosis
- Dissolving MS symptoms with EFT--and a good look at the cause
- From Multiple Sclerosis to Emotional Freedom:
- MS symptoms subside nicely but secondary gains get in the way
- Persistent Use of Emotional Acupressure Technique Eradicates Severe Symptoms of MS
- Hank Hadley - Multiple Sclerosis and more-- The rest of the story
- Introducing EFT to people with multiple sclerosis
- Fear of an MS relapse is resolved with 10 minutes of EFT
- Diabetes: Tap Your Way to Lower Blood Sugar? New Drug-free Procedure Helps Control, Reverse Diabetes
- Ankylosing Spondylitis and numbness from Diabetes
- Sneakin' in the back door for Diabetic Neuropathy
- Diabetes comes under control after in-depth emotional session and persistent tapping
- Low Cost Solution to the Diabetes Epidemic
- Type 2 Diabetic taps 3 times per day and his doctor reduces prescribed insulin by 75% -- Arthritis pain also subsides -- two follow-ups
- EFT and Type I Diabetes - blood sugar level goes from 300 to 115 after 5 minutes of tapping
- Parkinson's Disease
- Press Release: MD Uses Tapping Technique to Treat Chronic Illness When Conventional Treatment Fails
- EFT relieves betrayal, trauma and cancer in Brazil - done via Skype
- Using EFT to treat the symptoms of Fibromyalgia
- Dawn Norton's persistent use of EFT likely lowered her risk of breast cancer
- Alzheimer's client remembers husband
- EFT, CFS and autoimmune diseases
- Arthritis pain vanishes
- A young boy with cancer successfully taps for the fear of surgery
- Simple Acupressure Technique Relieves Huntington's Disease
- All signs of kidney cancer vanish after 4 hours of EFT
- Relieving arthritis by tapping on generational (heredity) issues
- EFT and skillful metaphors for Rheumatoid Arthritis pain
- EFT aids apparent cancer cure
- Deborah Miller helps kids with cancer -- touching stories and photos
- Breast cancer fear--getting yourself out of the way
- Ongoing success for Rossanna
- Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Technique Helps Protect Patients Against Medical Mistakes
- After 3 months of EFT, Stage 3 uterine cancer is gone and she
- Successful cancer remission. Client says, "I have stumped my "white coats" again and again and again and again using EFT."
- 22 years of pain from degenerative arthritis gone after persistent EFT
- Impressive cancer result from consistent tapping
- Her oncologist did not believe that so few sessions of chemo could have cleared her stage 4 liver cancer
- Inspiring fibromyalgia relief
- Barbara's inspiring breast cancer recovery. Her family doctor told her,
- Using EFT with INTENTION for a child with cancer
- What Really Causes Disease? Experts Blame Stored Emotions and Recommend New Acupressure Technique
- EFT sends bowel cancer pain into remission
- Persistent EFT for an angry pancreas results in disappearance of a cancerous mass - one year later she is still clear
- Results from our cancer clients
- EFT for the fear of breast cancer
- EFT Newbies speak--Childbirth, Allergies, Phobias, Back pain & Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Fibromyalgia relief
- The extraordinary straightening of an arthritic finger - including 4 year follow-up
- Full-blown Fibromyalgia,
- Using EFT with a Breast Cancer Survivor
- Using EFT for a terminal cancer patient's nausea
- Stage 4 Cancer disappears
- Photo results of four minutes of EFT for polyarthritis
- Relieving arthritis pain brings impressive side benefit
- EFT reduces fibromyalgia pain - an interesting work in progress
- Unique Acupressure Technique Alleviates Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Chemical Sensitivities
- Asking questions to get behind reasons for cancer
- Uterine cancer reversal
- Emotional causes of cancer????
- Persistent EFT for osteoarthritis -- clever approaches to the problem
- Cervical cancer pain & being specific
- Progress on a difficult cancer case
- An EFT Master gives guidance on a cancer related stress case
- Fibromyalgia pain is eliminated after getting to core issue of anger
- Progress with the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
- EFT calms the intense feeling of a cancer surgery scar
- An MD uses EFT for Rheumatoid Arthritis
- How to apply EFT for chemotherapy side effects
- Fibromyalgia patient--"I forgot what pain is about."
- Progress on rheumatoid arthritis from an intuitive source
- Touching story ends in breast cancer resolution
- Teamwork gets to core issue for cancer patient
- EFT allergy approach turns corner for cancer patient
- Helping an advanced cancer patient live her final days with dignity
- Surrogate tapping for a 2 year old with cancer
- EFT provides astonishing results for stage 3 Ovarian Cancer - Her doctor told her she was a medical miracle
- Asthma Relief
- I quit smoking with EFT by using rebellion as a cause
- New Smoking Cessation Program Resolves the Real Reason that People Smoke
- How cigarette cravings led to major emotional release with EFT
- Smoking urge subsides after EFT collapses a betrayal issue
- Smoking addiction subsides after finding unusual habit
- EFT for a very clever smoker - two months with no need for a cigarette
- Heavy smoker quits after resolving core issue
- Client stops smoking after addressing "manly" issue
- An ultra easy smoking cessation case
- Smoking addiction
- Self-Applied Acupressure Technique May Prevent Tobacco from Killing One Billion People
- EFT for a food craving also eliminated a cigarette craving
- Smoking, OCD & phobias
- Surrogate EFT eliminates smoking addiction
- EFT and Inner Theater for Parts Work for quitting smoking
- A "One Session Wonder" for quitting smoking
- A case where cigarette cravings turned out to be a form of self-punishment
- EFT rapidly curbs cigarette cravings
- A procedure for smoking and other addictions--80% success rate
- Persistent EFT to help a client quit smoking at her own pace
- EFT works nicely for a skeptical smoker
- Dialogues with Smokers--Parts I & II
- Rapid relief for a smoking addiction
- EFT ends a strong addiction to smoking cigarettes
- Alcoholic eliminates desire for alcohol by addressing "state" ness
- Budweiser beer - evidence that emotions cause addictions
- Detox relief from pain killers, migraine headaches and alcohol
- Using EFT for a headache provides aid to alcohol recovery
- A report from a "hopeless" binge drinking client
- Using EFT for unresolved grief aids an alcohol problem as a side benefit
- EFT's "Tell the Story Technique" releases alcohol-related anger feelings
- Successful EFT reframing of a Coke & Pepsi addiction
- Is it safe to drop those pounds?
- EFT for ice cream cravings
- The core issue behind a cookie craving
- EFT eliminates 40 year addiction to coffee - 9 month follow-up
- EFT for a chocolate addiction brings about physical symptoms -- all gone in 10 minutes
- Finding the core issue behind a sweets addiction
- What was REALLY behind those cravings?
- Chocolate cravings have their root in childhood poverty
- Overcoming a Food Craving
- Simple EFT procedure for excess food and drink consumption
- How Mary's self sabotage kept her from slimming down
- A success formula for self-sabotage eliminates binge eating
- Melissa gets to the root of her sugar addiction - Followup included
- An ice cream addiction fades after quality detective work by Carol Solomon
- Sugar cravings subside with persistent and consistent EFT
- Jane no longer wants those potato chips
- Finding out what really caused a food craving
- Emphatic tapping for a sugar addiction
- Hitting a chocolate craving head on
- Using EFT for a caffeine addiction
- Over 30 pounds and counting....
- EFT helps morbidly obese woman to stop feeling hungry
- Touching trichotillomania tale
- 60 year soap opera 'addiction' vanishes as a side benefit of EFT
- Brief uses of EFT collapses hair pulling problem (trichotillomania)
- EFT in 12 Step programs - a perfect place to address specific events
- EFT succeeds with hand washing compulsion in minutes
- EFT for a gambling addiction
- A self administered approach to addictions
- An Example of Using Reframes with Addictive Behavior
- Chewing tobacco habit--A humorous look at an extreme Apex problem
- EFT and nail biting. A one minute wonder
- Chewing tobacco addiction aided by surrogate tapping
- All traces of
- 23 Year Hair Pulling Compulsive Disorder Ends at an EFT Workshop
- Successful 21 month follow up on a 20 year chewing tobacco addiction.
- EFT ends secret addiction to inhalants and clears the core issue
- Success with Addictions using EFT
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder regarding AIDS
- EFT for hoarding (OCD)
- Recovering Addicts Lose Nicotine Cravings in Record Time
- After tapping, Carol
- Using EFT for Commitment in Golf: The difference that makes a difference
- Demonstrating the effectiveness of EFT for Golf
- EFT enhances golf
- EFT and a miniature golf triumph--many uses for this article
- 40% improvement in a golf score
- A golfing 'yips' case and a vital lesson in understanding your EFT client
- Golf score improves after childhood memories are resolved
- Golf, EFT and the Law of Attraction
- "Even tho..." for golf
- Simple Acupressure Procedure Takes Strokes Off Your Golf Score by Improving the "mental game"
- Golfer cuts strokes from golf game and forgets to smoke after 20 years
- Using EFT with two professional golfers
- Golf Coach provides consistent results for students - 36% average improvement
- When golfers focus on the wrong target
- EFT used to eliminate golfers' "yips"
- Achieving a fluid golf swing
- EFT and humor to develop golf confidence
- Golf improvement--from the mid 90's to the 70's
- Golfers 'Tap' for Lower Scores, Average 36 Percent Improvement
- "Six months later she has paid off her debt and is still credit card free"
- So what's stopping YOU from attracting financial abundance?
- Using EFT to Clear the Top 10 Destructive Money Beliefs
- Collapsing a core issue regarding Abundance
- Using EFT to successfully trade the markets (e.g. stock market)
- EFT & Money (blocks)
- Releasing childhood beliefs about money reaps rewards
- Using the Personal Peace Procedure to enhance financial success
- EFT for handling the emotions about a financial crisis
- Using EFT for Lifting Weights
- EFT for the man who was afraid to imagine success
- Melody gets over her fear of public speaking
- Performance anxiety in school
- A typical morning for an EFT sports injury therapist: Someday professional sports teams will fall all over themselves to get these results
- 8 quick tips to increase your success and profit by writing for email newsletters
- Stunning surrogate use of EFT during the world's largest timed cycle race
- Tennis player gets big help from surrogate EFT
- Using EFT to enhance music performance
- EFT side effects - EFT turned Cathie into a marathon runner
- EFT Creates Vocal Breakthroughs
- 10 Ways to Ensure Success with EFT
- Dr. Carol Look's Success and Abundance Series
- EFT and Visualizing Success
- Overcoming Fear of Success to Achieve Your Goals
- Novice bowler gets 8 strikes in a row and scores 100 over her top score
- Overcoming the blocks to being a better horse rider
- EFT and Aikido
- School counselor uses EFT to improve math abilities and notices blossoming side effects
- Competitive dancer improves performance with EFT
- Claude improves his fishing
- Young athlete secures college scholarship - thanks to EFT!
- EFT assists high school track athlete to win 3 gold medals.
- Using EFT for the fear of being too successful
- Did Surrogate EFT help a singer hit the high A note?
- Bringing an athlete out of a slump
- EFT brings about 80.7% sports performance improvement
- EFT clears deep rooted negative beliefs about math
- EFT for "The Grips" in archery
- Dancing case: "Even though I know how to do EFT, I still didn't trust myself."
- What is an Athlete REALLY looking to improve?
- How do I apply EFT for performance issues?--(sports, music, academics, art, writing, acting, speaking, sales, business and more)
- Did EFT help this client sell a house? -- Uncovering limiting beliefs and unconscious attachments
- Using EFT with a tumbling team--the statistical results
- Expert uses EFT to help athletes with mechanical improvements
- Successful surrogate EFT for an Ironman Triathlete
- A creative case using EFT for Writer's Block
- Attention: To All Professional Athletes and Team Owners
- Mark bowled a perfect 300 game after EFT
- Using EFT to improve motor skills
- Impressive emotional improvements with student athletes in 4 weekly EFT sessions
- EFT solves heart rate problem while exercising
- Dorothy Goudie wins lawn bowling championship after doing EFT
- New Technique Enhances Sports Performance Fast: Using Acupressure Points to Improve Sports Performance
- 9+ ways to increase your success with EFT
- Enhancing Sports Performance by improving range of motion
- Singing teacher sings EFT's praises
- An inside look at the EFT details that helped Rens Blom become the world champion pole vaulter
- Sports Performance: Woman archer wins gold medal with the aid of EFT
- Using EFT for Tone-Deafness
- Using EFT, 71 year old plays squash with youthful energy
- EFT Sports Specialist Stacey Vornbrock featured in Golfweek magazine
- Using EFT successfully for "piano exam anxiety"
- How I used EFT to run 15 marathons in 3 = years
- Clearing an old issue helps jazz singer improvise
- Mom uses EFT to improve ski performance
- Two years of severe tennis elbow disappears with EFT
- Charles Parker uses EFT for bowling to get a personal best score
- Do cold sales calls give you the chills?
- Success on the tennis court ... in more ways than one
- Using EFT to conquer jitters for musicians
- Soccer performance--EFT or coincidence?
- EFT improves soccer players' free kicks
- Enhancing performance by tapping along with the TV
- EFT sports performance -- want to be a champion?
- An EFT reference for student and social service use
- Helping a child release school related insecurity and anxiety - visualizing balloons as you tap
- Baerbel Froehlin gives her thoughts on working with children - toilet problems and fingernail biting
- Calming down a disruptive classroom with EFT
- EFT for trauma in elementary school
- EFT in schools: When was the last time you said thank you to a hero?
- Angie Muccillo tells why EFT is an essential tool to teach children
- 10 year old Josh learns multiplication tables rapidly
- EFT helps a child to cope with his hyperactivity and murdered dad - school grades improve
- School Counselor on anger and tension,
- Making a game of EFT calms restless preschoolers
- 45 minutes of EFT on a learning disability brings impressive benefits
- Success with a 6 year old: Coughing, Sleep problem and School anger issue
- 9 year old boy uses EFT to deal successfully with divorce and school problems
- Zach's fear of dogs
- Magic buttons and no more fear of the hum-hum Monster
- Tapping with kids before a camping trip
- Fear of the dark
- A two and a half year old releases a severe fear after one hour of very creative EFT
- After EFT, 8-year-old boy no longer has fear and panic about being alone in a room
- Handling a child's fear of being home alone
- A toddler's fear of water shifts to excitement in less than 5 minutes
- Child's bug phobia eased quickly by EFT
- Fear of making a mistake, fear of peers laughing at him & bedtime fears due to TV programs.
- Tapping for a 4 year old's constipation leads to relief from her fear of death
- Child's stage fright and bullying incident eased quickly by EFT
- "Is everything poison?" and fear of spiders
- How EFT for a dental fear brought relief to both mother and daughter
- Relieving Juleus' fears
- Doing EFT with children for the fear of water
- Fear of Santa Claus
- EFT for a child
- Being bullied, sleeping with the lights on & fear of spiders
- The Teen who had a fear of showing his face
- 11 year old successfully taps for her own fear of going to camp
- After a few minutes of mental tapping, a baby stops screaming and falls asleep
- Calming down an energetic one year old child
- A seven year old learns EFT and calms his own ADHD
- Creativity with severely disturbed children
- Did surrogate EFT calm this crying, outraged baby?
- An insecure child with behavior problems
- Helping parents whose children have autism
- Andrew: "There are mice in my pants"
- Surrogate EFT for a naughty boy
- An ADHD case
- AT 315 pounds, Tanya is a VERY big 12 year old.
- Calming down Teddy, an emotionally disturbed boy
- Clever use of EFT for an 8 year old girl's anger
- AFRAID OF BEING DROWNED!
- Unsociable behavior in a 14 year old boy
- How do you neutralize extreme behavior problems in youngsters where nothing else has helped?
- Angry teenager
- Angry young boy overcomes an "entity within" using surrogate EFT
- EFT for influencing children to do healthy things
- Brandon's Story--anger problem becomes history
- WATER IS DANGEROUS !!
- EFT helps children who express their anger by moving their bodies
- EFT persistence brings relief to Bobby's upset stomach at the fairgrounds
- Teaching EFT to 11 year old children
- EFT for an infant's sleeplessness
- Surrogate EFT calms kicking and screaming students
- Surrogate EFT helps sick toddler
- EFT assists 8 year old in giving up thumb sucking
- Surrogate EFT helps a screaming baby on a plane
- EFT for compassionate newborn care -- a Transient Tachypnea (TTN) case
- When angry "Teacher-Talk" affects the student's performance
- Surrogate tapping helps restless child sleep
- Successful EFT with a four year old girl who uses her own phrasing
- Molested Boy: Shifting a life forever
- An 8 year old girl with an "itchy lump" in her throat: A simple use of EFT
- Surrogate (remote) EFT used to calm children ... or ... how to be a Silent Angel
- An unsuccessful case regarding peformance in English class
- Wisdom from Bobbie Sandoz--relieving trauma at early ages
- A fun way to deliver EFT to children--and everyone gets to smile
- What to do when the student hates math
- For children: Using EFT with rhymes
- Using EFT for an autistic child
- Magazine article highlights use of EFT for children
- Sleep disorder relief for a 17 year old
- Turning Students On to EFT
- Surrogate EFT to help restless kids - or is it a coincidence?
- Teaching kids to tap
- EFT and Tappy Bear help a shy boy get to kindergarten
- EFT in the classroom
- More short examples including: Homesickness, Nervousness about exams & grade improvement, Nightmares after witnessing a rape and a shooting, Performance anxiety, Ear pain on an airplane.
- Using EFT for a 9 year old girl diagnosed as bipolar and as having reactive attachment disorder
- Car sickness
- Face hot & red, teasing, travel sickness, phobia of dead things, shyness and more.
- Perpetually terrified teenager gains major relief
- Surrogate EFT to help children sleep - a critical lesson regarding intention
- Surrogate EFT stops a child from biting others
- Fear of rain, thunder, lightning, bugs & dogs. Relief for cramps.
- Using EFT for Colic and generally happy babies
- Tapping to clear those decisions we make as children that eventually limit us as adults
- TappyBear helps client to focus
- Sports anxiety, heat sensitivity, being away from home, loneliness, fear of insects.
- Math test anxiety subsides after being traced to a specific event
- Success with surrogate tapping for a crying child
- Elegant session with 11 year old boy for test anxiety
- EFT for pain and nightmares in 3 year old girl
- Lazy teen finds new way to study - adding the right ingredients
- A very detailed message on a young girl's motion sickness
- Using humor and metaphors while applying EFT for children: The Frog in my Throat
- When a child cannot sleep in her own room
- Family effects
- Helping children sleep and socialize--AND--two lactose intolerance cases
- Teaching EFT to children - a detailed account
- Helping children to express their 0-10 feeling intensity
- Using EFT Rhymes for children
- Using EFT and Max's imagination to get rid of his headache
- Resolving a child's severe abdominal pain -- a likely Urinary Tract Infection
- EFT for babies
- Stuttering child
- Surrogate EFT for a baby with hiccups
- An EFT newcomer helps her daughter
- 13 year old boy gets relief from uncontrollable twitching
- Tapping turns NightMares into
- What can children ages 8-13 do with EFT on their own?
- A "must" EFT procedure for children
- Resolving issues for a frantic, hysterical baby
- Teenage trauma from the Columbine incident & swimming performance.
- For parents--using EFT with your own children
- Linda Wood helps very distressed 3 year old girl while mother looks on in total disbelief
- Creative uses of EFT for a child
- Surrogate EFT for two-year-old reduces fever in an hour
- Scary commercials
- Loud noises no longer bother 3 year old girl
- SURROGATE EFT calms a boy bitten by a dog and PERSISTENT EFT restores his calm sleep
- Teacher displays many EFT benefits achieved by his students
- Surrogate EFT brings peace to annoying toddler
- Three-for-one phone session - borrowing benefits for mom and two kids
- Using EFT for mosquito bites on a 3 year old - "These itchy boo-boos"
- Eliminating two food allergies in one session
- Flexible approach to EFT pulls 10 year old boy out of his 'Dark Place'
- Using EFT in a pediatric dental office for sensitive gag reflex
- Nancy Gnecco's cases: sleeping disorder, separation anxiety, school phobia, wetting pants, soiling pants
- EFT hastens recovery from a concussion and skull fracture
- Drowning related trauma relief for a 9 year old boy
- Children--Gary's Introductory Message
- Teacher helps students with non-academic issues: Abscessed tooth and batting average
- Deborah Miller introduces EFT at a children
- Some EFT guidelines for working with children
- Using EFT to self-calm an intense anger tantrum
- A simple way to handle a child's nightmare
- Surrogate EFT for a toddler
- Pain and rash leave in 90 seconds for a 10 year old boy
- Surrogate EFT benefits both mother and child
- Did a few minutes of EFT change this child's life?
- EFT for the child who hates math - was math really the problem? "Mom, you're my hero!"
- Unbearable hatred toward classmates
- Surrogate tapping clears severe diaper rash
- Successful Surrogate EFT for his daughter's rejection brings joy to Mauricio's heart
- Allergic reaction to horses--swollen eyes.
- Dyslexia and learning disabilities
- Hand washing OCD
- EFT with 11 year old students - SATs and other issues
- Study Links Childhood Trauma to Serious Illnesses in Adults
- EFT being used by children for other children
- TappyBear helps resolve 11 year old's escalating anger and frustration - the real issues come out
- Sept. 11, 2001 Trauma Treatment for Children
- How to help a vomiting 9 year old boy from thousands of miles away
- EFT with a 5 year old boy -- reducing childhood baggage
- Angie Muccillo emphasizes the value of tapping on childhood events
- Surrogate tapping for crying baby--over the Internet
- EFT clears severe pain and retrieves a lost voice for an eleven year old girl in forty minutes
- EFT helps a 14 year old girl with emotions related to her parents
- Emotional underdevelopment
- Using EFT for teething pain
- No more bedwetting--a side benefit?
- Bowling performance and driver's test anxiety
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- Using EFT as a Mother
- Using EFT with children -- 9 useful thoughts
- EFT for bedwetting
- MD gives up 30 year medical practice to focus on energy work: Two boys get over bullying experience
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- Dawn Murray
- Several short examples including: Fear of flying, Halloween costume fear, Fear of ocean waves, A baby about to cry, Broken leg pain, Student/Teacher friction, Upset student
- Kids, Chocolate, Humor and EFT
- EFT provides impressive results in the classroom
- EFT helps Nell's godson learn the times tables
- Non-therapist relieves stress in the form of a temper tantrum
- Using EFT with kids
- Surrogate EFT eases the after effects of a sprain for a 4 year old boy
- Pet grief, school (math) performance & cursing/anger.
- Intense childhood anger reduces to peace via mother's surrogate EFT
- Panic attacks and fear of darkness
- Helping a restless child to go to sleep
- Shortcut version of EFT enhances classroom performance
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- Finding important issues by using EFT from conception to birth
- Easing a difficult childbirth
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- Using EFT in Pregnancy and During Childbirth
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- Using EFT for child birthing fears
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- Other Physical Issues
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- Clearing allergies for entire groups of people
- Lynne has been allergic to bees since she was little
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- Food allergy and eczema disappear after using EFT on specific events
- Allergic reaction subsides on Prime Time German TV
- Are Drugs Really Necessary to Clear Allergies?
- Consistent tapping results in interesting side benefits
- Successful EFT for allergies -- addressing a core issue
- Hay fever subsides with surrogate EFT
- Quickly clearing an allergy to oranges
- EFT collapses Multiple Chemical Sensitivities in short order
- Allergies clear for newcomer who borrows benefits without tapping--social uneasiness subsides
- Rapid relief from two wasp stings
- Allergic reaction to animals immediately eliminated with EFT
- Two allergic reaction cases
- EFT brings relief from a range of allergies and autoimmune disorders - collapsing safety issues does the job
- EFT, substance sensitivities and muscle testing
- EFT eliminates an intense allergic reaction, making Fern a believer that EFT works on physical issues
- Miranda Sterling discusses "It" and "Emotional Allergies"
- Two rounds of EFT take care of a cat allergy
- Relieving a violent allergy attack in 2 minutes
- Mental EFT for a persistent dust allergy
- Skeptic receives rapid relief for severe allergy
- EFT for anaphylactic shock reaction to lawn fertilizer
- Thoughts on using EFT for toxicity and allergies
- Using EFT for snoring and dairy allergies -- Introducing the
- Veterinarian provides allergy protocol and 8 successful cases on people and animals
- A remarkable EFT allergy case
- Creativity with an allergy to turpentine and oil paints
- A fascinating trip through the successful elimination of multiple chemical and food sensitivities
- Allergies alleviated in 7 year old child - Success where nothing else worked
- EFT for hay fever, severe cellulitis and "tattoo pain"
- Resolving allergies and related ailments
- Colleen successfully uses our EFT DVDs as a clue to her allergies
- Doctors Use New Acupressure Technique For Severe Allergic Reactions: Medication Unnecessary
- Marcia Stanton reads an article on our website and collapses a severe allergic reaction.
- Successful EFT for a wine allergy - a little different approach
- Think about allergies when doing EFT
- An allergy to flowers linked to a deeper issue--personal blossoming
- Eliminating allergic reactions to antibiotics
- "EFT kept me from going into full-blown Anaphylactic Shock!"
- How Andy Mason used EFT to collapse ALL of his wife's 80 different allergies
- Why EFT relieves allergies where nothing else will
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Dyslexia and a query about EFT and mental illness
- Dyslexia vanishes and with it go other issues
- Dyslexia and other things
- Dyslexia and learning disabilities
- Rachel's dyslexia and a problem with straight lines
- The Dyslexia is gone!
- A 14 year old boy with dyslexia gets glowing reports in school after EFT. One teacher called him
- Computer mouse dyslexia
- Using EFT for Dyscalculus
- Vision Issues
- Lasting vision relief after tapping on anger issue
- Using EFT for Vision Correction
- EFT helps vision loss, balance problems and postnasal drip in 14 year-old girl with multiple sclerosis
- An optometrist points to emotional impacts on vision
- Dr. Carol Look's EFT eyesight experiment gives Cheri major benefits.
- A new EFT Frontier--Improving Vision
- Eye condition improves after the client
- An unexpected vision improvement
- Seventy-Five Percent Improve Vision With Breakthrough Acupressure Technique
- An obvious case where emotional issues cause vision problems
- Using EFT for double vision
- Insomnia & Sleep Issues
- Everyone gets to sleep after Dan does surrogate EFT for a crying child
- Surrogate EFT brings "snoring benefits"
- Self-Help Technique Often Treats Insomnia Better Than Drugs -- Acts Quickly and Has No Side Effects
- Quality uses of EFT for success with sleep apnea
- Using EFT for complex issues (in this case--a difficult insomnia problem)
- How to use EFT to get to sleep easily
- Releasing 10 years of insomnia -- Finding the core issue
- Baby goes from Screaming to Sleeping in less than 5 minutes
- 91-year-old woman passes her driving test after EFT
- Attention, Doctors: Drug-Free Acupressure Technique Relieves Insomnia
- Newbies experience EFT for insomnia, itching and deafness
- 30 years of insomnia cleared in one EFT session
- Surrogate EFT for snoring
- Success with Insomnia: "After a week of restful sleep I am a new woman and my life is transformed"
- Relieving insomnia after treating a case of "Love Pain."
- A Surprising Way to Use EFT for Insomnia
- Quiet your mind with EFT so that you can sleep
- Using EFT for Insomnia
- Helping a restless baby to sleep
- A 91 year old lady's sleeping disorder
- Jerome finally sleeps after 3 years of severe insomnia
- EFT, gratitude and sleep
- Using EFT for Sleep Apnea
- Sleepy clients and compulsions
- Combining EFT and meditation for a sleep disorder
- EFT for sleeping at prescribed times
- MD cures Insomnia by finding core issue
- Snoring, love pain and Stuttering
- Progress using EFT for tinnitus
- Tinnitus gone in 4 sessions -- unusual happenings along the way
- A concept for successfully applying EFT to Tinnitus
- A useful relief for Tinnitus
- Good progress with tinnitus.
- Success with pulsatile tinnitus -- accepting it rather than fighting it
- Reducing the intrusive impact of tinnitus
- Useful thoughts on tinnitus
- Ten second EFT wonder for severe tinnitus of 15 years
- Chronic Fatigue
- Skin Disorders
- Skin eruption easily handled by EFT Novice
- Finding the emotion behind the severe skin condition
- Severe skin disorder disappears
- Two one minute wonders on serious physical conditions - skin disorder and Hemochromatosis both disappear
- Five warts disappear after using EFT
- Lawyer's skin condition clears after tapping on the stress associated with being a new lawyer
- Using EFT for shrinking moles, skin tags and seborrheic cysts
- She had plantar warts for 42 years and had tried EVERYTHING to get rid of them.
- Using EFT for a rash: "George under my skin"
- 8 years of plantar warts - a dozen gone in 3 weeks
- 14 year old boy uses EFT to clear both acne and color blindness
- Severe wart condition resolved for 10-year-old girl after her mother discovers the core issue with EFT
- Heart surgery patient uses EFT to breathe more easily
- EFT Works for Woman with Pseudo Heart Attack
- Evidence that an emotional issue caused Heart Arrhythmia
- EFT for heart arrhythmia -- Lorie gets herself out of the way -- 10 month follow-up reveals no symptoms
- Using EFT for heart palpitations
- EFT for heartburn - long term relief for GERD
- Improved heart rhythm and blood pressure
- Gentle EFT and "tapping in the positive" give hope to a heart patient
- New Stress Management Tool Reduces Blood Pressure Without Drugs
- Did EFT improve Harold's heart arrhythmia?
- New Method Simultaneously Reduces 6 Heart Disease Risk Factors
- EFT used to assist recovery from Open Heart Surgery
- Digestive System
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome fades in 4 brief EFT sessions
- What to do when you really "gotta go"
- Mary's gastric pressure had an interesting cause -- was this really a gall bladder problem?
- Dizziness and intestinal discomfort disappear - EFT for specific events did the job
- Rumbling intestines relieved at 3am
- Irritable Bowel Symptoms disappear after resolving an emotional issue
- Step by step through a first class Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) case
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An expert discusses EFT and sudden trauma.
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Dr. Larry Stoler is a seasoned expert with these tapping procedures, having been at the forefront of this movement for many years. He shares his expertise with two cases where EFT is used for suddenly inflicted trauma. After that, he makes some helpful observations.
EFT is an invaluable healing modality for helping people deal with the immediate or near immediate aftermath of a traumatic event. Here are two examples that show how EFT helped alleviate major acute stress symptoms.
I want to alert the reader that these clinical anecdotes may lead you to re-experience the emotional upset of old traumas. If this occurs, use EFT to address these distressing responses.
The first incident involved a female co-worker--I'll call her Jill-- who was brutally assaulted as she entered her apartment building. After an evening out, Jill entered the main door of her apartment building, walked through the foyer and, as she opened the inner access door to the apartments, she realized that there was someone behind her. As she turned to see who was there the attacker, a man who she never got a good look at, hurled a brick at her that struck her in the forehead. Amazingly, she was not immediately knocked unconscious and was able to scream for help. When she did this, he ran away.
The police were summoned. Bloodied and in shock, Jill remained conscious and was taken to the ER where she received many stitches across the bridge of her nose and forehead and was sent home. She was able to contact friends and received a great deal of support. Friends and family stayed with her for several days. Eventually, she was able to stay alone in her apartment. About 1 week later, she returned to work.
I spoke with her the day after the attack and she sounded remarkably composed. I offered to help her right away, but she didn't want that. It was important for her to feel that she could cope on her own. After returning to work, Jill told me that she was having intrusive memories about the attack and when I asked further I learned that she was also somewhat fearful in her apartment, and definitely apprehensive about walking into her building. In addition, she was blaming herself by questioning decisions she had made earlier in the evening that she believed somehow contributed to her being at risk.
She agreed to work with me. I introduced her to EFT and worked very directly on the trauma, beginning with any distress she felt as she recalled these terrible events. This included aspects such as her feelings ("this upset") as well as images that were disturbing to her ("these upsetting images") along with specific components of the images that remained upsetting after we did rounds of EFT. Her distress diminished dramatically after only a few minutes.
Next, we worked on more remote aspects of the traumatic event, such as her self-blame, her feeling weak and not powerful enough in her self-defense, and anger at the insensitivity of the police (when she returned from the hospital the police had not removed the brick--it was still lying on the foyer floor). Also, since the suspect was not apprehended we addressed any fears she had about this. (He has still not been caught). Finally, we addressed the upset she experienced when she looked at herself in the mirror and saw this major scar on her face. EFT treatment reduced the anxiety and distress in all of these areas dramatically and immediately.
We worked together for approximately 40 minutes. After this 1 session, she reported that she remained calm and essentially anxiety free. She did have occasional moments of anxiety and on one occasion had a disturbing nightmare. I encouraged her to use EFT to treat these. After doing this, her symptoms disappeared. She has returned to work and resumed normal living.
The second incident involves another sudden trauma, though very different from the first. About 2 months ago, one of my clinical colleagues at the integrative health center at which I work died suddenly in her home from a brain aneurysm. She was alive and vital on Wednesday. We know that she spoke to one of her friends as late as 8 pm that night. On Thursday morning she did not appear at work, something very unusual for her. People immediately suspected something was wrong when we didn't hear from her and she didn't answer her phone.
One of the administrative staff members--I'll call her Molly--volunteered to go to this woman's apartment to see if everything was OK. When she arrived, she found our friend's car was there. After some time, Molly was able to gain access to the apartment building and then finally to the apartment. When Molly entered her apartment all was still. Looking around for her, Molly looked into the bedroom where, as she opened the door to peek in, she found our friend's body on the floor of her bedroom. She was naked and quite evidently dead. She called 911 and our office and was quickly joined there by a couple of her co-workers.
There is much to say about the healing power of community support at times like these. Our center came together beautifully and we all shared our shock and loss together. A memorial was quickly placed in our colleague's office and in the waiting room for ourselves and our patients. This shocking event brought out the best in everyone.
However, Molly was plagued with nightmares and upsetting thoughts from that first night. As soon as I learned that she was having a hard time, I offered to help her. She thanked me for my offer, but didn't take me up on it at first.
About a week after our friend's death Molly told me that she would like to meet with me. When we met, she told me that she was having a hard time getting that first shocking moment out of her mind (when she opened her bedroom door and saw our friend dead on the floor). We spent some 20 - 30 minutes talking about death. What exposure had she had with death? What exactly stays in her mind? What thoughts keep returning? What feelings does she have? We talked about how different a dead person's body is from who they were when they were alive. I shared with her my experience of being with my father when he died, and of staying with his body for several hours afterwards.
When we began the EFT part of our work, we addressed the problem starting from the most distressing aspect--the shock of seeing the disturbing image that keeps replaying in her mind. The treatment reduced her distress quickly. Then I asked her to review in her mind the entire event, starting from whenever she felt it began until she felt it was over. She chose to begin in the car on the way over to the apartment. Whenever she experienced any upset, we treated it with EFT. Again, her distress would go away and she would report feeling OK about that moment.
The image returned a few more times in the course of the session (there were still more aspects to address), and we worked on it in global terms ("this image") and by breaking it down into the aspects that were bothering her ("her open eyes"). I then asked her to review the entire incident again in her mind to see if she felt OK about it. She told me that she felt much calmer about the whole incident. And in fact she looked much calmer and present in the room.
Since that session, she has felt calm about this incident--No further disturbing images--and has been coping very well since.
Here are several observations about these EFT treatments:
First, one thing that interested me about working with Molly is that I had worked with her briefly about 1 year before to help her deal with some test taking anxiety. That one session did not help her very much and thus we needed to work more together. However, she did not follow up for a second session. As it turns out, I wouldn't have been able to work with her for too much longer anyway. Out of a concern for the potential destructive apsects of developing dual relationships (that is, being her therapist and co-worker), I maintain a policy of not doing on-going therapy with co-workers. I usually work with a person on a very focused problem for 1 or 2 sessions, teach them EFT and will refer them to a colleague if more intensive work is needed.
So, it was very interesting that this work went so well and so quickly. Why was this the case? I believe that it had everything to do with the rapport we established in this session together with the fact that we knew each other as colleagues much better than we had the year before. Also, perhaps it helped that she knew that Jill (from the previous example) had benefited from working with me..
Second, in crisis work it is important to enter with confidence. Our confidence and reassurance helps calm and organize people when they are feeling distressed and disorganized. I felt very certain that Molly was going to feel much calmer after working together. This was not false pride or arrogance. It is what all of us who have been using EFT and the other Energy Psychotherapies know from our experience. Molly's experiences were not that different from many other people's traumatic losses. And those people had benefited tremendously from this work.
Third, to what extent is the traumatic situation resolved after EFT treatment? It is resolved in the sense that the person feels centered enough and capable enough to return to living life without irrational fear. Everyday routines of eating and sleeping and work and being around people return to normal. Still, in any major trauma the repercussions may continue to be felt on the personal or social level even after the immediate crisis reactions are calmed. It is not a sign of failure of this immediate treatment if this occurs. Rather, distress that appears in the future most likely reflects either new fear provoking situations (as when a victim has to give a deposition in a criminal case). Or, it may indicate new aspects of the trauma needing treatment.
Fourth, I almost always begin by using the EFT set up and the first 7 points (EB, SE, UE, UN, CH, CB, UA) only. Only rarely do I use the 9 gamut procedure, and as the therapy progresses I don't consistently do the set up. When I use the set up phrase, my typical statements are:
"Even though I have [this problem], I deeply and completely accept myself".
"Even though........, there is love and compassion in my heart."
"Even though........, the light of love and healing fills my heart"
While treating Molly, I deviated from the strict EFT algorithm and asked her to tap on other areas of her body. This process, similar to what Gary demonstrates on the advanced tapes, flows from an intuitive, empathic joining with the client. In the course of the treatment, I find myself drawn to an area or spot on the client's body, and I'll have the client tap or hold that spot. These points are often, but not always, acupuncture points I know.
To summarize, EFT is an invaluable tool in reducing, even eliminating, the psychological aftereffects of traumatic loss. It is hard to estimate how much unnecessary suffering could be alleviated if EFT was readily available to people in times of crisis. It is my hope that as more and more people become proficient in its use, and as research supports its effectiveness, EFT will be a frontline trauma treatment method.
Larry Stoler, PhD
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