EFT is an Energy Psychology therapy which helps release feelings that are ‘stuck’. When we have a strong feeling, we often notice that it corresponds to a tension, tightness, stress or even weakness in the body. EFT is particularly useful for issues around fear, anxiety, panic, and pain, although it is not limited to these problems. It is a ‘self-help’ tool, which clients can use on their own.
Some websites to check out for information about EFT are:
Carol Look - a psychotherapist - describes what is EFT.
How does it work?
Our bodies have energy pathways called Meridians. These are used in Acupuncture, Acupressure, Reflexology and other well known fields of healing. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) uses a series of tapping on specific points on these meridians while talking about the emotional distress. This has the effect of releasing the distressing feeling/s and allowing us to move on.
This is a technique that can be learned on your own, or done in our session and then used on your own to relieve stress and anxiety.