Webinar presented for the Australian Psychological Society on EFT or Tapping for weight issues – designed for health professionals
EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a relatively brand-new exploration and a fast-evolving treatment within the field of Energy Psychology which is capturing the attention of therapists, scientists, fortune-tellers as well as lay people.
Typically described as "Emotional acupressure", the technique functions by releasing blockages within the energy system which are the source of emotional strength and discomfort. These obstructions in our energy system, in addition to testing us psychologically, typically lead to limiting beliefs and also behaviours as well as a failure to live life sympathetically. Resulting symptoms are either emotional and also/ or physical and also consist of uncertainty and also self esteem, feeling stuck distressed or clinically depressed, or the introduction of compulsive and habit forming practices. It is likewise now lastly extensively accepted that emotional disharmony is a crucial factor in physical signs and symptoms and also dis-ease and for this reason these techniques are being thoroughly utilized on physical issues, including persistent disease with typically astounding results. Thus these techniques are being accepted more and more in medical as well as psychiatric circles along with in the series of psychiatric therapies and healing disciplines.
An EFT treatment includes using fingertips instead of needles to tap on the end points of power meridians that are situated simply under the surface area of the skin. The treatment is non-invasive and also services the ethos of making change as basic and also as discomfort free as feasible.
EFT is a common sense approach that draws its power from Eastern explorations that have actually been around for over 5,000 years. As a matter of fact Albert Einstein also told us back in the 1920's that everything (including our bodies) is composed of energy. These suggestions have been largely neglected by Western Healing Practices and as they are introduced in our present times, human process is resuming itself to the forgotten truth that whatever is Power and also the capacity that this uses us.
In the brief time considering that it's creation by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has offered countless individuals with remedy for all manner of problems and conditions, frequently in amazingly double-quick time and after long and also unpleasant periods of searching for a remedy. The diversity of effective therapies have actually ranged from trauma as well as misuse, anxieties, self messing up behaviour patterns, to deep collection emotional conditions of anxiety and also depression, addictions, physical disease, to call yet a few.
EFT is drawing attention from the broad range of healing professionals; from the researchers to the spiritualists and everyone between. It goes to the heart of the rejoining of the old as well as brand-new standards.
EFT recovers understanding and also rely on the natural recovery capacities of our mind and body, supplying ground-breaking chances to attaining physical and emotional health in a faster timespan.
Because the techniques are so basic, they could be utilized effectively as a self-help device, which encourages people to proactively contribute to their own recovery and advancement process. This facilitates a much faster alleviation procedure, previously thought impossible by health care specialists who advocated lengthy (& typically excruciating) hrs in psychotherapeutic or medical care, typically with minimal outcomes. These techniques do not discredit the medical as well as psychotherapeutic occupations, yet instead offer to contribute to an all natural healing procedure.
EFT functions to clear such disturbances and remove the resulting emotional action or strength to bring back emotional consistency and also deal remedy for physical pain.
This is done by concentrating on the specific issue whilst touching with fingers on completion points of power meridians. The mix of sending kinetic energy to our energy system, whilst revealing as well as focusing on source, promotes a "correcting" of the energy system thereby removing the "brief circuit" to the body's found out response or unfavorable emotion.
It began in 1980, with a psychologist by the name of Roger Callahan, as well as a patient with a severe fear of water. Mary's worry of water controlled her life as well as maintained her from daily tasks.
Dr. Callahan and also Mary had actually been working on this trouble with each other for over a year. Mary functioned up the courage to sit within view of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's residence.
Her concern of being near the water caused Mary stomach pains - a typical "gut reaction." Dr. Callahan had recently been examining standard Chinese medicines, as well as finding out about meridians. Instantly he had a motivation. Keeping in mind that there was an acupuncture factor for the belly meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to touch there, assuming it may treat her stomach discomforts.
Also extra exceptionally, her phobia of water disappeared, also! She ran down to the swimming pool as well as started spraying herself with water, celebrating in her newfound freedom from worry.
Based upon this discovery, Dr. Callahan started a series of investigations to establish and also fine-tune this technique, which he described Thought Field Therapy. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutelage in the 1990's, discovering the procedures for TFT. As time passed, Craig started to observe some troubles with TFT, aspects that he saw were unneeded difficulties.
TFT needed practitioners to tap on a particular sequence of meridians (called an algorithm) for every different issue. Detecting the issue needed a technique called muscle mass screening, in which the specialist would determine the family member toughness of a muscular tissue, while the client discovered numerous ideas or declarations.
Craig observed repeated scenarios in which the problem was improperly detected or the professional touched out the meridian points in the wrong order, yet the person was still helped. Based on these monitorings, he wrapped up that it did not matter where order the meridian factors were touched.
Craig established EFT as a simplified, improved version of the principles behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one fundamental, straightforward sequence of indicate tap, no matter what the circumstance.
As a result of this, countless individuals have utilized Tapping for diseases as well as to settle emotional issues. Tapping practitioners have actually studied the techniques as well as educated to tackle a lot more complex and also tough situations, and also these devoted practitioners report more effective applications day-to-day. An increasing number of individuals are uncovering as well as checking out Tapping. Numerous are discovering exactly how Tapping can transform their lives.