Efficacy of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) in reducing public speaking anxiety: A randomized controlled trial

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Citation (APA Style): Jones, S. J., Thornton, J. A., Andrews, H. B. (2011). Efficacy of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) in reducing public speaking anxiety: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 3(1), p 33-42. Abstract Thirty six volunteers with Public Speaking Anxiety (PSA) were randomly allocated into a treatment group and wait-list control group. Subjective self-report measures were taken before, during, … Read More

Clinical EFT as an Evidence-Based Practice for the Treatment of Psychological and Physiological Conditions

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Citation (APA Style): Church, D. (2013). Clinical EFT as an evidence-based practice for the treatment of psychological and physiological conditions. Psychology, 4(8), 645-654. doi:10.4236/psych.2013.48092 Abstract Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) has moved in the past two decades from a fringe therapy to widespread professional acceptance. This paper defines Clinical EFT, the method validated in many research studies, and shows it to … Read More

Can Matrix Reimprinting Be Effective in the Treatment of Emotional Conditions in a Public Health Setting? Results of a U.K. Pilot Study

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Citation (APA Style): Stewart, A., Boath, E., Carryer, A., Walton, I., Hill, L., Phillips, D. & Dawson, K. (2013). Can Matrix Reimprinting using EFT be effective in the treatment of emotional conditions in a public health setting? Results of a UK pilot study. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment , 5(1), 13–31. Abstract Objectives: This pilot study was carried out … Read More

Brief Group Intervention Using Emotional Freedom Techniques for Depression in College Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Depression Research and Treatment Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 257172, 7 pages Dawson Church,1 Midanelle A. De Asis,2 and Audrey J. Brooks3 1Foundation for Epigenetic Medicine, 3340 Fulton Road, No. 442, Fulton, CA 95439, USA 2College of Science, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines 3Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA Received 27 February 2012; Revised 20 May 2012; Accepted … Read More

Breakthroughs in Energy Psychology: A New Way to Heal the Body and Mind

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By Nick Ortner Yoga, meditation, massage, acupuncture, and herbal remedies; these are just some of Eastern medicine’s contributions to our decades-long search for ways to live well with fewer pills and less-invasive health care. Toward that end, I’m excited to report that there are promising new findings in the field of energy psychology, specifically about a practice called Emotional Freedom … Read More

Biological and psychological measurement of EFT for depression: A case study

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By Dawson Church While stories like the thousands on this site are valuable, research allows us to give numerical scores to the improvements people experience. If you have a cut on your arm, you can observe how long it takes to heal. You can also see visually if the healing process slows or speeds up. Using scores for psychological wellbeing … Read More

Acupoint Stimulation in Treating Psychological Disorders: Evidence of Efficacy

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Abstract Energy psychology is a clinical and self-help modality that combines verbal and physical procedures for effecting therapeutic change. While utilizing established clinical methods such as exposure and cognitive restructuring, the approach also incorporates concepts and techniques from non-Western healing systems.  Its most frequently utilized protocols combine the stimulation of acupuncture points (by tapping on, holding, or massaging them) with … Read More

A Randomized Clinical Trial of a Meridian-Based Intervention for Food Cravings with Twelve Month Follow-up

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Peta Stapleton, PhD, School of Medicine, Griffith UniversityTeri Sheldon, Lakeside Rooms – Submitted for publication and in peer review Abstract Objective: Food craving was hypothesised to be an important intervening causal variable in the development of obesity. This randomised, single-blind, clinical trial tested whether Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) reduced food cravings in participants under laboratory-controlled conditions. Method: The study involved ninety-six overweight or … Read More

Physiological and Psychological Effects of a Mind/Body Therapy on Claustrophobia

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Physiological and Psychological Effects of a Mind/Body Therapy on Claustrophobia. Lambrou, Peter, Pratt, George, & Chevalier, Gaetan. Journal of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine (2005) 14(3), 239-251. A preliminary study was conducted to quantify the effects of a specific form of therapeutic intervention on claustrophobia using methods from an emerging field called energy psychology, which uses the acupuncture system to reduce … Read More