Following my EFTi article providing insights and ideas from my application of Masha Bennett’s Doodle Tapping (DT) technique with my adult clients and myself, I thought it would be useful to share tips that I have from using this EFT technique with some child clients. You can read Part 1 of this article here. Doodle […]Read More
In this article, Lareen Newman explains the process of using Masha Bennett’s doodle tapping technique with children. Lareen also provides practical tips and insights on different ways to use doodling with different children, depending on preferences, how doodle tapping easily works in online sessions and can also incorporate tapping supports such as toys.Read More
When children experience the Sunday night blues, it may hinder their ability to be successful in school. Fortunately, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a tool that can help. The technique involves tapping on specific acupressure points while verbalizing emotions and concerns, and it has been found to reduce feelings of anxiety, stress, and fear in children. By equipping children with this simple and effective tool, parents can help them navigate the challenging emotions associated with the end of the weekend, promoting emotional well-being and smoother transitions into the school week.Read More
This article explains how I utilised a children’s book, to support a young client dealing with anxieties heightened by grief.Read More
Using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) with kids when I was a School Counselor felt like the magic wand I had been looking for. I finally found the tools I needed to help my students heal. Better yet, I was able to teach them how to self-apply the techniques to use in the classroom or anytime they felt their emotions getting uncomfortably intense.
Read further to learn about one of my most memorable stories using EFT in a school setting.
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for New-born baby with TorticollisRead More
In July 2022 major news outlets published a flurry of articles about the findings of the MY Resilience In ADolescence (MYRIAD) study programme on the effectiveness of school-based mindfulness training (SBMT). The results were surprising. The project was conducted by researchers from Oxford, Cambridge, Exeter, Kings College London, University College London and Pennsylvania State University. […]Read More
Resolving a memory of one’s own birth before one is due to give birth oneself is to my mind a gift to one’s children that is pretty hard to beat. This is exactly what happened in session recently. Firstly, I need to point out that this resolution happened spontaneously, as for most people ‘going there’ […]Read More
It’s scary to change. I’m not like this with my friends” “I’m so happy and chilled with my friends” When a 17 year-old girl in her home is “The moody one’, “the bad tempered one”, “the one with a grumpy face”… That becomes the space she occupies. She comes to see you because she wants […]Read More
A definition of stress In the world of EFT/Tapping/Matrix Reimprinting (MR), we often refer to stress as something we are combating and fighting against. We are tapping on stress to release it, as it is something that is obviously not healthy for us to experience frequently. It is often a generically used term and it […]Read More
Response of children to Tapping I have found that children of all ages respond very well to EFT/Tapping. I am a relatively new EFT Practitioner, but my background is in education. Also, I have a growing gaggle of grandchildren, so I have had quite a few opportunities to try it out! It’s all about making […]Read More
An anecdote from one of my clients: My sweet baby grandson is 15 months old and, after honeymooning in Hawaii with his folks and big brother, he was sick after they got back home. I was babysitting him and after his nap he was waking up slow. As we cuddled and rocked, I noticed him […]Read More
The background For five years now, I have been invited into Okehampton College in Devon to work with groups of students on their exam stress. Four or five times throughout the school year I go in to teach the young adults stress relief techniques. The primary aim is to help them to cope with the […]Read More
3 am and another night feed was upon me. It had been night after night with little sleep, being woken every couple of hours… and I started tapping…. Even though I’m fed up feeding again, I accept myself for this feeling – I know it’s a phase and it will pass. I could feel the […]Read More
An Article based on my own fears that I have carried for years. A deeper insight into how my presenting issue was much deeper than I expected it to be.Read More