Lynn Harbottle: The Benefits of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

Nalanie Harilela Chellaram and The Integral Yoga Centre, Gibraltar, presents “The Benefits of Emotional Freedom Techniques” (EFT or ‘Tapping’ as it is also known) with guest speaker, Lynn Harbottle.
Filmed at The Integral Yoga Centre, Gibraltar, on 25th July 2018.


EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a fairly brand-new discovery and a fast-evolving therapy within the area of Power Psychology which is catching the focus of therapists, researchers, fortune-tellers and also lay individuals.

Often referred to as "Mental acupressure", the technique works by launching blockages within the energy system which are the resource of emotional intensity and also pain. These clogs in our energy system, in enhancement to challenging us mentally, commonly lead to restricting ideas and behaviors as well as an inability to live life harmoniously.

An EFT treatment involves making use of fingertips as opposed to needles to tap on completion points of power meridians that are positioned simply underneath the surface area of the skin. The treatment is non-invasive as well as services the principles of making modification as straightforward and also as pain cost-free as feasible.

EFT is a good 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 additionally informed us back in the 1920's that every little thing (including our bodies) is composed of energy. These suggestions have been mainly overlooked by Western Healing Practices and also as they are revealed in our present times, human process is resuming itself to the forgotten truth that whatever is Power and the capacity that this offers us.

In the brief time given that it's creation by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has actually provided countless individuals with remedy for all type of issues and conditions, often in startlingly quick time and after long as well as agonizing durations of looking for a remedy. The variety of successful treatments have actually varied from injury as well as misuse, fears, self sabotaging behaviour patterns, to deep set emotional conditions of stress and anxiety and also anxiety, addictions, physical ailment, to name however a couple of.

EFT is upstaging the wide range of recovery specialists; from the researchers to the spiritualists and everybody between. It goes to the heart of the rejoining of the old and also new paradigms.

EFT recovers understanding and also trust in the all-natural healing capacities of our mind and body, giving ground-breaking chances to achieving physical as well as emotional health in a faster timespan.

Because the techniques are so simple, they could be used effectively as a self-help device, which empowers people to actively add to their very own healing and also development process. This promotes a much faster relief procedure, formerly believed impossible by healthcare experts who promoted prolonged (& often painful) hrs in psychotherapeutic or medical care, usually with limited results. These techniques do not challenge the clinical as well as psychotherapeutic professions, however instead serve to add to a holistic healing process.

EFT functions to clear such disruptions and also remove the resulting emotional reaction or strength to recover emotional consistency as well as offer remedy for physical pain.

This is done by concentrating on the certain trouble whilst touching with fingers on completion factors of power meridians. The combination of sending kinetic energy to our energy system, whilst revealing and also concentrating on root causes, facilitates a "correcting" of the power system thus removing the "brief circuit" to the body's discovered action or negative emotion.

It started in 1980, with a psychologist by the name of Roger Callahan, and also a client with a severe anxiety of water. Mary's anxiety of water controlled her life and also maintained her from day-to-day activities.

Callahan and also Mary had been working with this problem with each other for over a year. Ultimately, Mary developed the nerve to sit within sight of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's residence. Also doing this created Mary severe distress, and also though she located means to cope with the extreme concern and emotional discomfort, she did not conquer her anxiety. They discussed her issue, as well as the best ways to conquer it, however without success.

Her anxiety of being near the water caused Mary tummy discomforts - a common "instinct." Dr. Callahan had actually just recently been examining standard Chinese medicines, as well as learning more about meridians. All of a sudden he had an inspiration. Keeping in mind that there was an acupuncture factor for the belly meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to touch there, believing it might cure her belly discomforts.

Also much more astonishingly, her fear of water disappeared, also! She ran down to the swimming pool and began spraying herself with water, celebrating in her newfound freedom from worry.

Based upon this discovery, Dr. Callahan started a series of examinations to create and refine this technique, which he called Idea Field Therapy. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutoring in the 1990's, learning the treatments for TFT. As time passed, Craig began to observe some troubles with TFT, elements that he saw were unnecessary difficulties.

TFT required experts to tap on a particular sequence of meridians (called an algorithm) for each various issue. Identifying the trouble called for a technique called muscle testing, where the professional would certainly gauge the family member strength of a muscle mass, while the person explored various thoughts or statements.

Craig observed duplicated scenarios where the problem was inaccurately detected or the professional touched out the meridian points in the wrong order, yet the patient was still aided. Based upon these monitorings, he wrapped up that it did not matter where order the meridian points were touched.

Gary Craig created EFT as a streamlined, boosted version of the ideas behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one standard, simple series of points to touch, no matter what the situation.

Since of this, thousands of people have actually utilized Tapping for health problems and also to resolve emotional problems. Tapping practitioners have actually researched the techniques as well as trained to take on more challenging as well as challenging cases, and also these dedicated experts report more effective applications everyday.