In short, EFT is an alternative treatment dealing with emotional distress and blocks, and it can be used for physical pain.
Emotional Freedom Techniques is a form of counselling intervention that draws on various theories of alternative medicine including acupuncture, neuro-linguistic programming, energy medicine, and Thought Field Therapy. Wikipedia
Coaches and energy workers who use this technique believe tapping the body can create a balance in your energy system and treat pain and emotional distress. According to its developer, Gary Craig, a disruption in energy is the cause of all negative emotions and pain.
Though still being researched, EFT tapping is used to treat people with anxiety and people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
EFT is an energy psychology method; that relies on the principles of the ancient Chinese alternative medicine and more specifically, acupressure.
With EFT Therapy, you can tap on a series of points around the body with one or two fingers while repeating a phrase – affirmation – devised with your coach to help provide therapeutic healing that may have taken years with other methods.
Your body tends to store up past emotional problems. When this emotional form of acupressure is utilised on the body’s meridian energy points or Qi (pronounced Chi), the pent up emotional energy can then be released. If this seems too good to be true, you can refer to the testimonials of countless past users who’ve described it as life-altering.
The beauty of EFT is the ability to provide almost instant healing. Many would have you believe that traditional conversational therapy is required in order to heal emotional problems truly; however, you can achieve excellent results even with online-based EFT systems – I provide EFT sessions with clients over Zoom; where I show them where to tap, and we tap together.
No matter what kind of therapy you engage in, you may begin to notice mind and body connections. Mental conditions, such as stress can take a toll on the body.
Once your stress has been relieved, you may also notice that these physical symptoms fade as well. Those who have engaged in EFT Therapy method undergo simple procedures and then find that their physical symptoms vanish without having to endure longer or more emotionally painful treatments.
Like most things in life, EFT Therapy is not fail-proof. It is not a surprise that modern science dismisses anything that falls under alternative medicine, this includes emotional freedom techniques are well.
To this day there is no medical proof that can back up the existence of meridians or acupressure points in the human body; and yet there are numerous reviews of acupressure, acupuncture and EFT from thousands of satisfied patients and clients who have found these alternative methods life-changing; including myself.
It could be the answer to your physical or emotional challenges and, since it’s a quick and painless process, it’s worth a try.
I offer EFT as part of my Life Coaching so that we can get to the heart of your emotional block; once we’ve worked out what’s really holding you back we can complete an EFT session.
Issues I have worked with clients on include; comparison, imposter syndrome, feelings of self-worthlessness (going back to childhood), and anxiety.
If this interests you; reach out today and book a self-discovery call.
Sam is the founder of Small and Mighty Co. A transformational coaching business and marketing consultancy specialising in supporting small and mighty creatives grow with confidence and achieve their dreams, in business and beyond.
An accredited NLP Practitioner Sam’s specialities include mindset, motivation, marketing and modern-day consumer behaviour and is well known across the small business industry for her savvy straight-talking advice; with regular speaking appearances at major events across the UK and features on the BBC and Channel 5 News.