"EFT" – Técnica de Liberación Emocional (Emotional Freedom Technique)

Carmen Esteve – Psicóloga Holística, Coach y Formadora.
Barcelona, Diciembre 2012


EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a fairly new exploration as well as a fast-evolving treatment within the area of Energy Psychology which is catching the interest of healers, researchers, spiritualists and also lay individuals.

Commonly described as "Emotional acupressure", the technique functions by releasing obstructions within the energy system which are the source of emotional strength and also pain. These blockages in our energy system, in addition to testing us emotionally, usually result in restricting beliefs as well as practices and a failure to live life sympathetically. Resulting signs are either emotional and/ or physical and also include lack of confidence as well as self esteem, feeling stuck anxious or depressed, or the development of compulsive and addicting behaviours. It is also currently finally commonly approved that emotional disharmony is a crucial factor in physical signs as well as dis-ease and consequently these techniques are being thoroughly used on physical problems, including persistent illness with commonly astonishing results. Because of this these techniques are being accepted a growing number of in medical and psychiatric circles in addition to in the variety of psychotherapies as well as healing disciplines.

An EFT therapy includes the use of fingertips instead of needles to tap on the end points of energy meridians that are positioned simply beneath the surface of the skin. The treatment is non-invasive and also works with the values of making change as basic and also as discomfort free as possible.

EFT is a sound judgment approach that attracts its power from Eastern discoveries that have actually been around for over 5,000 years. Actually Albert Einstein additionally told us back in the 1920's that everything (including our bodies) is composed of power. These concepts have been mostly neglected by Western Healing Practices and also as they are introduced in our existing times, human procedure is resuming itself to the forgotten truth that everything is Energy and also the possibility that this supplies us.

In the brief time since it's inception by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has actually supplied hundreds of individuals with relief from all type of problems and conditions, often in amazingly double-quick time and after long and agonizing durations of searching for a remedy. The variety of successful therapies have ranged from trauma and also abuse, phobias, self screwing up behaviour patterns, to deep set emotional problems of anxiety as well as anxiety, addictions, physical ailment, to name however a few.

EFT is upstaging the wide range of healing specialists; from the scientists to the fortune-tellers as well as every person in between. It is at the heart of the rejoining of the old and brand-new standards.

EFT restores awareness and also rely on the natural recovery abilities of our body and mind, supplying ground-breaking chances to achieving physical and emotional well-being in a faster period.

Due to the fact that the techniques are so basic, they can be made use of successfully as a self-help device, which equips individuals to proactively add to their own recovery as well as advancement process. This facilitates a much faster relief procedure, formerly thought impossible by medical care specialists that advocated lengthy (& commonly painful) hrs in psychotherapeutic or medical care, typically with restricted outcomes. These techniques do not reject the clinical and psychotherapeutic professions, but instead serve to contribute to an alternative recovery process.

EFT functions to get rid of such disruptions as well as get rid of the resulting emotional response or strength to recover emotional harmony and also deal remedy for physical discomfort.

This is done by concentrating on the specific trouble whilst touching with fingers on completion points of energy meridians. The combination of sending kinetic energy to our energy system, whilst revealing and concentrating on source, promotes a "straightening" of the energy system thereby eliminating the "short circuit" to the body's found out response or unfavorable emotion.

It started in 1980, with a psychologist by the name of Roger Callahan, and also a person with an extreme anxiety of water. Mary's fear of water controlled her life and maintained her from everyday tasks. She was unable to take her kids to the coastline as well as was unable to drive near the sea; she grew frightened when it drizzled, and could not also withstand the sight of water on TV. She had brilliant nightmares involving water.

Callahan and Mary had been working with this trouble together for over a year. Finally, Mary worked up the courage to rest within sight of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's home. Even doing this triggered Mary severe distress, and though she discovered methods to manage the intense concern and emotional discomfort, she did not overcome her phobia. They discussed her issue, and ways to conquer it, yet without success.

Dr. Callahan had actually lately been studying conventional Chinese medicines, as well as learning about meridians. Keeping in mind that there was an acupuncture factor for the stomach meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to tap there, assuming it could treat her stomach discomforts.

Mary touched her cheekbone as directed, and this little activity changed medical background! The reaction appeared amazing, to both Mary and Dr. Callahan. Her tummy pains went away. However even more amazingly, her fear of water went away, also! She diminished to the swimming pool and also started sprinkling herself with water, enjoying her newly found freedom from fear.

Based on this exploration, Dr. Callahan started a series of investigations to establish as well as fine-tune this technique, which he described Thought Field Therapy. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutelage in the 1990's, finding out the procedures for TFT. As time passed, Craig started to observe some problems with TFT, elements that he saw were unnecessary complications.

TFT required specialists to touch on a particular series of meridians (called an algorithm) for each various issue. Diagnosing the trouble required a technique called muscular tissue screening, in which the professional would measure the family member toughness of a muscle, while the person explored various ideas or declarations.

Gary observed duplicated circumstances in which the problem was improperly detected or the practitioner touched out the meridian factors in the wrong order, yet the client was still helped. Based on these observations, he ended that it did not matter where order the meridian factors were tapped.

Gary Craig developed EFT as a simplified, improved version of the ideas behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one fundamental, straightforward sequence of points to touch, whatever the situation.

Because of this, countless individuals have actually made use of Touching for illnesses as well as to resolve emotional problems. Tapping practitioners have actually researched the techniques and educated to take on extra challenging as well as challenging situations, and these committed specialists report more successful applications day-to-day. An increasing number of individuals are uncovering and also checking out Tapping. Lots of are discovering how Tapping could transform their lives.