E.F.T. The Emotional Freedom Techniques

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What is EFT?

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EFT is often described as the tapping technique and is a powerful stress reduction tool that is proving to be extremely effective in a wide variety of conditions in which stress can be a causative or aggravating factor. Research continues to expand its evidence of effectiveness for conditions as wide as pain, anxiety, PTSD, phobias, suppression of cravings and more. It is an approach that incorporates multiples aspects of the mind and body through the stimulation of the meridian energy system that has been utilized in Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for thousands of years.

After 25 years as a health care provider, I cannot subscribe to the myth that the mind and body are separate. Emotional stress has neurological effects and creates physiological changes in the body, while physical stress can have profound psychological and emotional sequelae. Having a tool that can effectively short circuit this cycle is something that has made me more effective as a compassionate chiropractor who is committed to to relieving pain and suffering and promote growth and healing.

If I want to schedule a session what do I do?

All sessions have the option of being performed in person, over Skype or over the telephone. They must be scheduled in advance and are not available on a drop in basis.

Cancellation policy is a minimum of 24 hours notice or a full session fee will be charged.

Free Initial Consultations: 15 minute consultations are provided at no charge to discuss if EFT is an appropriate intervention and if I am the best possible provider of this service for you is offered at no charge.

Private Sessions

Initial Session is 90 minutes and cost is $250. Follow-up sessions are 60 minutes (unless otherwise requested) and are $150.

A minimum of 3 sessions is required for scheduling to ensure quality and thorough work.

Are there any risks to using EFT?

While there is no such thing as no risk, EFT has shown itself to be incredibly safe. Research to date recognizes that certain individuals that have experienced seizures may have a rebound relaxation/stress reaction and it is recommended that EFT treatment should be provided in concert with a neurologist. In addition, individuals with certain mental health conditions such as schizophrenia and severe PTSD symptoms should be under the simultaneous supervision of a mental health care provider. If you have emotional or physical problems it is essential that you consult your physician or licensed mental health practitioner, since EFT is not a substitute for medical or mental health treatment.

Science Behind EFT Video Series (6 Videos)
Craig Weiner - The Science Behind EFT

Video One
How EFT Evolved


Looking at the contributions to EFT i.e. Chinese Acupuncture, Psychology, EMDR, Thought Field Therapy, Applied Kinesiology.



Video Two
How EFT Works
  • Primary theories
  • The woo woo theory of EFT
  • Placebo theory
  • Distraction theory
  • Amygdale response
  • Cognitive Restructuring
  • Different field theories
  • Healing by Intention
  • Spirit/Prayer
  • Reading recommendations



Video Three
Fears and Phobias
  • Possibility of science being exciting
  • Acknowledgement of scientists' work
  • Studies carried out and published



Video Four
Freedom from Stress and Anxiety
  • Looking at research studies out there
  • Most of these studies can be found on eftuniverse.com and aamet.org
  • Studies on public speaking, dental anxiety, test anxiety, stress and anxiety related to car accidents, group effectiveness of EFT
  • Improving studies



Video Five
Relief from Pain and Physical Conditions
  • Not enough literature - very few studies
  • Encouragement to EFT practitioners and trainers to do studies involving their clients and workshop participants, as this literature is incredibly valuable
  • Study by Dawson Church
  • Study on using EFT with fibromyalgia
  • Study on using EFT with non-epileptic seizures (which found that when people were more relaxed seizures may INCREASE)
  • Study on PTSD with veterans by Dawson Church (not yet published)
  • Study on psoriasis



Video Six
EFT and PTSD
  • Why and how EFT is working so well with PTSD
  • Definition of PTSD and how it happens
  • Variety of Symptoms and behaviours
  • How evidence is growing of the effectiveness of EFT with working on war veterans
  • Working with survivors of trauma from around the world



How can I find out more information about EFT?
Some of the most comprehensive information including current research and instructional videos can be found at the following websites:
efttappingtraining.com, www.emofree.com, www.eftuniverse.com, and www.EFTHub.com.


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