Emotional Healing and the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) – CHTV 118

This week Catherine Garceau, a former Olympian and expert in emotional wellness, joins the show to share how the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) can help heal past traumas, strengthen our systems, and allow us to feel more empowered along our healing journeys. Catherine demonstrates the basic EFT tapping routine, and I share some of my personal traumas that we tap through. I think EFT is another great tool to add to our ever-growing cellular healing toolbox, and I encourage you to tap along with us. Download the EFT Starter Guide here:

Notice: Dr. Daniel Pompa is licensed by the Pastoral Medical Association (PMA). For detailed licensing & disclaimer information, visit:

Dr. Pompa has voluntarily relinquished his chiropractic license in the state of Pennsylvania in order to more effectively pursue his dream of world health.


EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a reasonably brand-new discovery and also a fast-evolving therapy within the area of Energy Psychology which is capturing the focus of therapists, scientists, fortune-tellers and also lay people.

Frequently described as "Psychological acupressure", the technique works by releasing blockages within the power system which are the resource of emotional intensity and pain. These obstructions in our power system, in addition to testing us emotionally, usually lead to limiting beliefs and behaviors as well as a failure to live life sympathetically. Resulting signs are either emotional and also/ or physical as well as include lack of confidence and also self-confidence, sensation stuck distressed or clinically depressed, or the appearance of compulsive and also addicting behaviours. It is also currently finally widely accepted that emotional disharmony is a vital consider physical signs and dis-ease and also therefore these techniques are being thoroughly used on physical issues, including chronic health problem with often impressive outcomes. These techniques are being approved more and a lot more in clinical as well as psychological circles as well as in the array of psychotherapies and also healing self-controls.

An EFT therapy includes the use of fingertips instead of needles to touch on completion points of energy meridians that are situated just below the surface of the skin. The therapy is non-invasive and deals with the principles of making change as simple and as pain complimentary as possible.

EFT is a sound judgment strategy that attracts its power from Eastern discoveries that have actually been around for over 5,000 years. Albert Einstein also informed us back in the 1920's that whatever (including our bodies) is made up of power. These suggestions have been largely overlooked by Western Healing Practices and also as they are introduced in our existing times, human process is resuming itself to the forgotten truth that whatever is Power as well as the capacity that this uses us.

In the short time given that it's inception by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has actually given hundreds of people with remedy for all manner of troubles and also problems, commonly in startlingly double-quick time and after long and painful periods of looking for a cure. The diversity of effective therapies have ranged from trauma and misuse, fears, self screwing up behaviour patterns, to deep collection emotional conditions of anxiousness and also depression, dependencies, physical ailment, to call yet a few.

EFT is upstaging the wide range of recovery specialists; from the researchers to the fortune-tellers as well as everybody in between. It is at the heart of the rejoining of the old as well as new paradigms.

EFT recovers recognition and trust in the natural healing abilities of our mind and body, providing ground-breaking possibilities to accomplishing physical and also emotional wellness in a faster amount of time.

Since the techniques are so straightforward, they could be utilized successfully as a self-help device, which equips individuals to proactively contribute to their own recovery and growth procedure. This helps with a much faster relief procedure, formerly believed impossible by health care specialists who supported prolonged (& often excruciating) hrs in psychotherapeutic or healthcare, typically with restricted results. These techniques do not reject the clinical as well as psychotherapeutic professions, but instead offer to add to a holistic recovery process.

EFT works to clear such disturbances and remove the resulting emotional reaction or intensity to recover emotional harmony and also offer remedy for physical pain.

This is done by focusing on the details issue whilst touching with fingers on completion factors of energy meridians. The combination of sending kinetic energy to our energy system, whilst discovering and focusing on origin, facilitates a "straightening out" of the energy system therefore eliminating the "brief circuit" to the body's found out response or adverse emotion.

It began in 1980, with a psychotherapist by the name of Roger Callahan, and also a person with a severe anxiety of water. Mary's fear of water regulated her life and also kept her from everyday activities. She was incapable to take her kids to the beach as well as was not able to drive near the sea; she expanded scared when it rained, and might not also hold up against the view of water on TV. She had dazzling problems including water.

Callahan as well as Mary had been dealing with this trouble with each other for over a year. Mary functioned up the guts to rest within view of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's residence. Even doing this triggered Mary extreme distress, and also though she discovered ways to handle the extreme concern and also emotional pain, she did not overcome her phobia. They reviewed her trouble, and how to overcome it, but without success.

Her concern of being near the water created Mary tummy pains - an usual "instinct." Dr. Callahan had just recently been examining typical Chinese medications, as well as discovering meridians. All of a sudden he had a motivation. Bearing in mind that there was an acupuncture point for the stomach meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to touch there, believing it could treat her tummy pains.

Mary tapped her cheekbone as routed, as well as this little activity transformed medicinal background! The reaction appeared incredible, to both Mary and Dr. Callahan. Her stomach discomforts went away. Yet even more remarkably, her anxiety of water disappeared, too! She ran down to the swimming pool as well as began splashing herself with water, rejoicing in her newly found freedom from fear.

Based on this discovery, Dr. Callahan started a series of examinations to create as well as improve this technique, which he termed Idea Area Treatment. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutoring in the 1990's, learning the treatments for TFT. As time passed, Craig started to observe some problems with TFT, facets that he saw were unneeded problems.

TFT called for specialists to tap on a particular sequence of meridians (called a formula) for each different trouble. Diagnosing the trouble required a technique called muscle mass testing, wherein the practitioner would measure the relative strength of a muscle, while the person explored different thoughts or statements.

Gary observed repeated circumstances in which the problem was inaccurately detected or the specialist tapped out the meridian points in the wrong order, yet the individual was still aided. Based on these observations, he concluded that it did not matter in which order the meridian points were tapped.

Gary Craig established EFT as a simplified, boosted variation of the ideas behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one basic, basic sequence of points to tap, regardless of what the scenario.

Because of this, hundreds of people have actually made use of Tapping for ailments and also to fix emotional issues. Tapping professionals have actually examined the techniques and also trained to take on a lot more challenging and hard instances, and also these dedicated experts report more successful applications day-to-day. An increasing number of people are uncovering and discovering Tapping. Numerous are uncovering how Tapping could change their lives.