This is a full-length presentation by Dr Shoshana Garfield at the EFT Gathering in May 2012 in Sutton Coldfield, UK. Dr Garfield discusses and gives solutions to the nine most common EFT stumbling blocks. She also demonstrates muscle testing. Finally, Shoshana gives a double-blind demo on how to work with EFT blocks (double-blind on the issue – neither the practiotoiner, nor the client do not consciously know what the issue is – but are still able to completely release it).
EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a reasonably new discovery and also a fast-evolving therapy within the field of Power Psychology which is catching the attention of healers, scientists, fortune-tellers and also lay people.
Frequently referred to as "Emotional acupressure", the technique works by releasing clogs within the power system which are the resource of emotional intensity and discomfort. These clogs in our energy system, in addition to testing us psychologically, usually cause restricting ideas as well as behaviours and a lack of ability to live life harmoniously. Resulting signs and symptoms are either emotional and also/ or physical and consist of lack of confidence as well as self-confidence, feeling stuck distressed or clinically depressed, or the emergence of uncontrollable as well as addictive practices. It is likewise currently lastly commonly accepted that emotional disharmony is a key factor in physical signs and symptoms and dis-ease as well as therefore these techniques are being thoroughly used on physical concerns, consisting of persistent health problem with typically amazing outcomes. These techniques are being accepted more as well as extra in medical and psychological circles as well as in the variety of psychotherapies and also healing techniques.
An EFT treatment entails using fingertips as opposed to needles to tap on the end points of energy meridians that are situated simply under the surface of the skin. The therapy is non-invasive and deals with the principles of making adjustment as easy and also as discomfort cost-free as feasible.
EFT is a good sense technique that draws its power from Eastern explorations 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 energy. These concepts have been mostly overlooked by Western Recovery Practices and as they are introduced in our current times, human process is reopening itself to the neglected truth that everything is Energy and also the possibility that this uses us.
In the short time considering that it's creation by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has actually provided countless individuals with remedy for various troubles and problems, typically in startlingly quick time as well as after long and also painful durations of searching for a cure. The diversity of effective treatments have ranged from trauma as well as abuse, fears, self sabotaging behavior patterns, to deep set emotional conditions of anxiousness as well as anxiety, addictions, physical disease, to name but a few.
EFT is drawing attention from the wide range of healing professionals; from the scientists to the spiritualists and every person in between. It goes to the heart of the rejoining of the old and also brand-new standards.
EFT restores awareness and trust in the all-natural recovery capacities of our mind and body, providing ground-breaking chances to attaining physical and emotional well-being in a faster period.
Because the techniques are so straightforward, they could be made use of properly as a self-help tool, which encourages individuals to actively contribute to their own healing as well as growth procedure. This facilitates a much faster relief procedure, formerly thought impossible by health care experts who promoted lengthy (& frequently excruciating) hours in psychotherapeutic or medical care, frequently with minimal outcomes. These techniques do not discredit the medical as well as psychotherapeutic careers, however instead offer to contribute to an alternative recovery process.
EFT functions to clear such disturbances as well as remove the resulting emotional action or intensity to bring back emotional consistency and also deal relief from physical discomfort.
This is done by focusing on the specific problem whilst tapping with fingers on the end points of energy meridians. The mix of sending out kinetic energy to our energy system, whilst uncovering and focusing on source, helps with a "correcting" of the energy system thereby removing the "short circuit" to the body's discovered reaction or negative emotion.
It started in 1980, with a psychologist by the name of Roger Callahan, and also a client with a severe phobia of water. Mary's fear of water managed her life as well as kept her from daily activities.
Callahan as well as Mary had actually been working with this issue together for over a year. Mary worked up the courage to sit within sight of the pool at Dr. Callahan's house. Also doing this triggered Mary extreme distress, and though she found means to cope with the intense anxiety and also emotional pain, she did not overcome her anxiety. They discussed her trouble, as well as how you can conquer it, yet without success.
Her anxiety of being near the water created Mary stomach discomforts - a typical "gut reaction." Dr. Callahan had actually lately been studying traditional Chinese medications, and discovering meridians. Instantly he had an ideas. Bearing in mind that there was an acupuncture point for the stomach meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to touch there, believing it might cure her tummy pains.
Mary tapped her cheekbone as routed, and also this little action changed medicinal background! The action seemed remarkable, to both Mary and also Dr. Callahan. Her belly discomforts disappeared. Even much more extremely, her fear of water disappeared, too! She ran down to the swimming pool and also started spraying herself with water, enjoying her newly found freedom from fear.
Based on this exploration, Dr. Callahan began a collection of examinations to establish and fine-tune this technique, which he labelled Idea Area Treatment. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutelage in the 1990's, learning the procedures for TFT. As time passed, Craig began to observe some troubles with TFT, aspects that he saw were unnecessary problems.
TFT called for professionals to tap on a certain sequence of meridians (called a formula) for each various trouble. Identifying the problem needed a technique called muscle mass testing, in which the expert would gauge the relative toughness of a muscle, while the person discovered different ideas or statements.
Gary observed duplicated scenarios in which the issue was improperly diagnosed or the professional touched out the meridian factors in the wrong order, yet the patient was still helped. Based upon these observations, he concluded that it did not matter where order the meridian factors were touched.
Craig developed EFT as a streamlined, enhanced variation of the principles behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one standard, straightforward sequence of points to touch, whatever the scenario.
As a result of this, thousands of individuals have actually utilized Tapping for ailments and to deal with emotional issues. Tapping experts have researched the techniques and also trained to take on more complex and difficult instances, and also these dedicated practitioners report more successful applications day-to-day. A growing number of individuals are uncovering as well as checking out Tapping. Lots of are uncovering how Tapping could change their lives.