Demo #4 for EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique

Demonstration on how to use EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique with a patient with stress. EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique is the best known among the many offshoots of Thought Field Therapy. Gary Craig is the originator of this energy psychology meridian therapy. There are certainly more similarities than differences between EFT and TFT. The main difference is that Gary Craig came to believe, correctly in my opinion, that the order of the specific tapping sequences for the algorithms was superfluous. This is in accord with the basic tenants of applied kinesiology and Touch for Health. In these disciplines there are times when treating one acupuncture point might reestablish the balance in several meridians or conditions, but for almost all problems the exact sequence of the treatment is irrelevant. The other main difference between EFT and TFT is that Gary Craig streamlined his approach and essentially developed a one size fits all system. He believes that if all 14 meridian points are stimulated almost all problems, regardless of the type, will be resolved. For more information on EFT or other Energy Psychology therapies, you can go to


EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a relatively new discovery as well as a fast-evolving therapy within the field of Energy Psychology which is capturing the focus of healers, researchers, spiritualists and also lay people.

Typically described as "Emotional acupressure", the technique works by releasing obstructions within the energy system which are the resource of emotional strength and also discomfort. These blockages in our energy system, in addition to challenging us emotionally, commonly lead to limiting ideas and also behaviors and a lack of ability to live life sympathetically. Resulting signs and symptoms are either emotional and/ or physical and also consist of uncertainty and self-confidence, sensation stuck anxious or clinically depressed, or the introduction of compulsive and also addictive behaviors. It is also now finally commonly approved that emotional disharmony is a crucial factor in physical symptoms as well as dis-ease and therefore these techniques are being extensively utilized on physical problems, consisting of persistent disease with frequently astounding results. These techniques are being accepted even more and also a lot more in clinical and psychiatric circles as well as in the variety of psychotherapies and also recovery techniques.

An EFT therapy entails making use of fingertips instead of needles to tap on completion factors of energy meridians that are located simply under the surface of the skin. The therapy is non-invasive and also works on the principles of making change as straightforward and also as discomfort complimentary as possible.

EFT is a common sense technique that draws its power from Eastern discoveries that have actually been around for over 5,000 years. Albert Einstein likewise informed us back in the 1920's that every little thing (including our bodies) is made up of power. These concepts have been greatly neglected by Western Recovery Practices and as they are revealed in our current times, human process is resuming itself to the failed to remember reality that everything is Energy as well as the potential that this provides us.

In the brief time because it's inception by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has provided hundreds of individuals with remedy for all manner of problems and also conditions, often in startlingly double-quick time and after long and also agonizing periods of looking for a cure. The variety of successful therapies have actually varied from trauma and also abuse, phobias, self undermining behaviour patterns, to deep collection emotional conditions of anxiety and depression, addictions, physical disease, to name but a couple of.

EFT is drawing attention from the wide range of recovery specialists; from the scientists to the fortune-tellers and also everybody between. It is at the heart of the rejoining of the old and new standards.

EFT recovers awareness and also trust in the natural recovery capacities of our body and mind, providing ground-breaking chances to attaining physical and also emotional wellness in a faster timespan.

Due to the fact that the techniques are so basic, they can be utilized successfully as a self-help device, which empowers people to proactively contribute to their own healing and growth procedure. This facilitates a much faster alleviation process, formerly believed impossible by healthcare professionals that supported extensive (& commonly agonizing) hours in psychotherapeutic or medical care, usually with limited outcomes. These techniques do not reject the clinical and also psychotherapeutic occupations, however instead serve to add to a holistic recovery procedure.

EFT works to clear such disruptions and also remove the resulting emotional response or strength to recover emotional consistency and deal relief from physical pain.

This is done by focusing on the specific trouble whilst tapping with fingers on the end points of energy meridians. The combination of sending kinetic energy to our power system, whilst uncovering and focusing on source, assists in a "straightening out" of the energy system thereby eliminating the "short circuit" to the body's found out reaction or adverse emotion.

It began in the 1980s, with a psychologist by the name of Roger Callahan, and an individual with an extreme phobia of water. Mary's concern of water regulated her life and kept her from daily activities. She was not able to take her kids to the beach and was not able to drive near the sea; she expanded frightened when it rained, and also might not also hold up against the sight of water on television. She had brilliant problems including water.

Callahan and also Mary had been working with this issue with each other for over a year. Ultimately, Mary worked up the courage to sit within sight of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's house. Even doing this created Mary severe distress, and though she located ways to handle the extreme anxiety and emotional pain, she did not conquer her anxiety. They discussed her problem, and the best ways to conquer it, yet without success.

Dr. Callahan had actually recently been examining conventional Chinese medications, as well as finding out about meridians. Keeping in mind that there was an acupuncture factor for the tummy meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to touch there, believing it could heal her belly pains.

Also a lot more incredibly, her fear of water went away, too! She ran down to the pool and began sprinkling herself with water, being glad in her newfound freedom from fear.

Based upon this exploration, Dr. Callahan started a series of investigations to develop and also fine-tune this technique, which he termed Idea Area Therapy. Gary Craig educated under Dr. Callahan's tutelage in the 1990's, learning the treatments for TFT. As time passed, Craig started to observe some problems with TFT, aspects that he saw were unnecessary issues.

TFT needed professionals to touch on a certain sequence of meridians (called a formula) for each different problem. Diagnosing the problem called for a technique called muscular tissue testing, where the specialist would determine the family member strength of a muscle mass, while the client discovered numerous ideas or declarations.

Gary Craig observed repeated scenarios in which the trouble was improperly identified or the expert touched out the meridian factors in the wrong order, yet the individual was still helped. Based on these monitorings, he concluded that it did not matter where order the meridian factors were touched.

Gary Craig established EFT as a simplified, enhanced version of the principles behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one basic, straightforward sequence of points to tap, whatever the scenario.

Because of this, thousands of people have actually used Touching for ailments and to deal with emotional issues. Tapping experts have researched the techniques and educated to take on much more challenging as well as challenging instances, and also these committed professionals report even more effective applications everyday.