In this series of EFT Practitioner article series part 2, I will explore what I call the “arc of a tapping session.” As a coach, mentor and supervisor of beginner and advanced practitioners, I have noticed that what is often lacking and often complained of is a sense of structure within their EFT sessions. I will… Read More »
EFT Practitioner Skillset Refinements: Part 1. Here are my 6 Top Tips to support tapping practitioners in improving client tapping engagement:
Exploring the EFT Self-Acceptance Statement “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change,” said Carl Rogers, the founder of client-centered psychology. This is a central tenet in EFT… accepting yourself in spite of the problem helps you to change how you feel. Throughout the more than… Read More »
I often ask EFT practitioners if they believe that they provide a safe space for their clients. The answer is always yes. Hmmmm. I imagine this response would be the same no matter what healing professional I asked. This overwhelmingly positive response puzzles me because I also hear from clients and students who tell me… Read More »
EFT trainer, Alina Frank demonstrates how to use Clinical EFT to address core beliefs with a woman whose experiences have resulted in a belief that “men are irresponsible.” Filmed in conjunction with an EFT Universe training at Hollyhock Retreat Center on Cortes Island, BC.
In this EFT Universe tutorial filmed at Hollyhock Retreat Center on Cortes Island, BC, EFT trainer Alina Frank demonstrates the use of EFT to work with with a woman healing from feeling “not being heard.”
Signs of Vicarious Trauma
According to the American Counseling Association’s Traumatology Interest Network, if you as a practitioner find yourself doing the following, you should consider that VT is involved:
You avoid talking or thinking about what the trauma effected client(s) have been talking about, almost being numb to it.
You are in a persistently aroused state; e.g. you: find yourself losing sleep over clients, worry that you are not doing enough for your client(s), find yourself being jumpy and easily startled, are more easily irritated and/or angered, dreaming about your client’s traumatic experiences, having intrusive thoughts about your clients when not at work, feeling less satisfaction and less hope with your work.
Once that connection is established, teaching them a self-help technique can be offered. When I teach a patient how to self-apply EFT for their physical pain, I always begin with the basic approach of the Chasing the Pain technique I discussed in last month’s article. When demonstrated and performed in office, within five minutes, most patients will experience some relief of their symptoms. I usually have them perform this at home daily for 5 to 10 minutes until their next visit and I allow an extra 5 to 10 minutes for further instruction
Transformational Dialogue Radio host Craig Weiner, DC, interviews Fred Gallo PhD and together they explore the concept of Compassionate Mindfulness Tapping. This addresses how two of the fastest growing approaches for emotional and behavioral change are working synergistically. Energy Psychology and Mindfulness stem from ancient concepts and practices that have been recently scientifically validated for… Read More »