This article showcases the power of the ‘Tell the Story’ technique. It was used to help a young mother transform the emotional intensity of her past birth experience into a joyful birth experience of peace, self love and acceptance.Read More
Category: EFT Strategies
In Part 1, we looked at how to define your issue using the “banana bread analogy”, where the overall issue (fear of driving) can be thought of as the loaf, which can be cut into slices (specific events – having to drive to another city to visit your son). Let’s see now what happens after […]Read More
Recently, someone asked me for tips on creating “effective phrases for self-tapping”. Drawing from my experience as a psychologist and EFT practitioner, here are some guidelines.Read More
What drives us to keep Do-ing more and more, vs trusting we can BE…enough?Read More
In this article, we explore the effective approach of utilizing Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to tackle future events and the benefits it brings. The process starts by focusing on negative expectations around upcoming scenarios, leading to the release of these anticipatory emotions. This can help to unveil important past memories, providing key areas for further EFT application. The method aids in sparking ‘cognitive shifts’ – spontaneous changes in perspective that lead to a more empowering viewpoint. While it encourages personal growth, a cautionary note is offered for dealing with intense or traumatic memories. The article emphasizes that even partial progress can help to kickstart actions previously inhibited by fear or resistance. Overall, the article presents EFT as an empowering tool for personal transformation.Read More
What does it mean to “meet a client where they are at”? Learn how principles in Carl Rogers’ person-centered therapy applies to EFT.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
Newcomers to EFT can find so many free or cheap resources available online to tap along to. It begs the question: Why hire a practitioner?
For simple issues, EFT shared in off the shelf resources might be effective and low cost. But what about approaching knotty, multi-layered problems that are unique to the individual? These cheap resources, at best, skim the surface. At worst they make it look like EFT doesn’t work.
This article explores what qualified, trained practitioners versed in the Art of Delivery offer.
EFT works best when we focus on something specific, such as something that happened in the past (a memory) or something that might happen in the future. We can be even more effective and specific if we ask ourselves “what part or aspect of this event is my mind focusing on the most?” and include that information in the phrases we use while tapping.Read More
This article is aimed at the client, who may well be new to EFT and mind body therapies, and provides some thought provoking points for consideration. There is a brief introduction to mind body therapies then a list of suggested questions that the prospective EFT client might ask themselves prior to their first appointment. These questions aim to firmly link both physical and emotional symptoms together in the mind of the client, the answers should hopefully provide the therapist with some high quality common themes to get the treatment process off to a flying start.Read More
Lots of people store trauma images in their energy field, outside the body , although they may not realise it. Asking the right question opens such an image to spontaneously test their tapping results.Read More
The importance of visualisation Subjective Units of Distress (SUDs) are used to measure the amount of progress a client is making in addressing their negative issues/emotion. In addition, one of the most clearly expressed measures is visualisation that comes from the client. In each of the examples below I did not tap on the picture. […]Read More
Beliefs underlying emotional eating and EFT strategies to overcome it.Read More
Whether it is man-made or a natural disaster or simply everything around you feels out of control, here are a few tips to help you settle and re-balance yourself back into feeling peace. Everyone knows I am a Tapping trainer, and Tapping is fantastic! However, not everything or event or moment is actually right for […]Read More
Ramping UP! Self-Acceptance We are all familiar with the standard Set-Up Phrase, “Even though I have this __________, I deeply and completely love and accept myself.” It is an all-occasion, one-size-fits-all magic formula that names and counters objections. It antidotes Psychological Reversal, and ‘sets the stage’ for EFT to work. And, amazingly enough, it does […]Read More