Essay on The Energy Psychology Techniques

1169 Words Feb 11th, 2016 5 Pages
What is EFT
One of the most popular of the Energy Psychology Techniques, EFT which states for Emotional Freedom Technique involves tapping on acupressure points while focusing on a particular emotion, physical sensation or event. It is a safe, fast, drug free and non-invasive technique.
EFT works on a variety of issues from anxiety to healing childhood traumas, to clearing limiting beliefs, to weight loss, body image and food cravings, to fears and phobias.
EFT is proving to be a go therapy to for many Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Doctors and Health Practitioners, in fact we are very lucky to have Dr Peta Stapleton right here on the Gold Coast (Assistance Professor at Bond University) to be one of only a small handful of EFT Trainers in Australia heading up many of the Clinical Trials that are being run for EFT particularly on Weight Control, Food Cravings and her latest study on EFT for school age children for management of academic stress. Dr Stapleton’s research can be found here -

How/Why does it work?
When you’re experiencing a negative emotional state, let’s say your angry, upset or fearful, your brain activates the alert signal and prepares the body to enter what’s called the fight/flight response.
The body goes into natural defence all systems are turned on to support either fighting or fleeing from the danger. Your adrenaline starts to pump into the body, your muscles tense, and your blood pressure, heart rate, and blood…

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