Fitch, J., Schmuldt, L. M., & Rudick, K. L. (2011). Reducing state communication anxiety for public speakers: An energy psychology pilot study. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6(3), 178-192. doi: 10.1080/15401383.2011.605104
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This mixed-method pilot study investigates the efficacy of implementing primordial energy activation and transcendence to address public speaking anxiety.
Speech anxiety was significantly reduced from pretest to posttest, as measured by the Communication Anxiety Inventory State. Suggestions for future research, limitations of the current study, and interview responses from participants are included.