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Befriending Anxiety to Reach Potential: Strategies to Empower Our Gifted Youth

January 6, 2019

Citation: Gaesser, Amy. (2018). Befriending Anxiety to Reach Potential: Strategies to Empower Our Gifted Youth. Gifted Child Today. 41. 186-195. 10.1177/1076217518786983. Abstract and Full Text:   https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327846630_Befriending_Anxiety_to_Reach_Potential_Strategies_to_Empower_Our_Gifted_Youth Abstract: Gifted students can encounter anxiety-provoking stressors throughout their day. Developing effective anxiety management skills allows them to better navigate these challenges. Concepts from neuroscience help us better understand responses to… Read More »

Effectiveness of a School-Based Emotional Freedom Techniques Intervention for Promoting Student Wellbeing

September 18, 2018

Citation:  Stapleton, P, Mackay, E., Chatwin, H., Murphy, D., Porter, B., Thibault, S., Sheldo, T., Pidgeon, A. Adolescent Psychology, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2017. Abstract Background: In academic settings, fear of failure and associated emotional difficulties are common and often result in maladaptive behaviours, which often lead to failure or lowered scholastic achievement. Higher levels… Read More »

Reducing Mathematics Anxiety Among Students with Pseudo-Dyscalculia in Ibadan Through Numerical Cognition and Emotional Freedom Techniques: Moderating Effect of Mathematics Efficacy

September 17, 2018

Citation: Aremu, A.O., and Taiwo, A.K., Department of Guidance and Counselling, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Full paper. Abstract Anxiety in mathematics is a critical challenge facing secondary school students in Nigeria. Previous studies with focus on the improvement of this challenge are scarce. Specifically, there is paucity of studies using Numerical Cognition and Emotional Freedom… Read More »

Tapping Your Way to Success: Using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to Reduce Anxiety and Improve Communication Skills in Social Work Students

December 10, 2017

Citation: Elizabeth Boath, Rachel Good, Anna Tsaroucha, Tony Stewart, Sheila Pitch & Adam J. Boughey (2017) Tapping your way to success: using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to reduce anxiety and improve communication skills in social work students, Social Work Education, 36:6, 715-730, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2017.1297394 Abstract By the nature of their professional training and practice placements,… Read More »

Is Acupoint Stimulation an Active Ingredient in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)? A Controlled Trial of Teacher Burnout

August 25, 2016

This study of 200 teachers found that EFT tapping lowered the level of teacher burnout significantly in all three levels measured: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment. The most significant shift was in the category of emotional exhaustion.

The Effect of Two Psychophysiological Techniques (Progressive Muscular Relaxation and Emotional Freedom Techniques) on Test Anxiety in High School Students: A Randomized Blind Controlled Study

March 1, 2015

Citation: Sezgin, N., Ozcan, B., Church, D., (2009). The Effect of Two Psychophysiological Techniques (Progressive Muscular Relaxation and Emotional Freedom Techniques) on Test Anxiety in High School Students: A Randomized Blind Controlled Study. International Journal of Healing and Caring, Jan, 9:1. Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/aHpBvE Abstract This study investigated the effect of Emotional… Read More »

Emotional Freedom Techniques for Dyslexia: A Case Study

March 1, 2015

Citation: McCallion, F. (2012). Emotional Freedom Techniques for Dyslexia: A Case Study; Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment 4(2). doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2012.4.2.FM Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/SOSZgL Abstract Dyslexia is a developmental condition, often inherited, that interferes with the acquisition and processing of written language. Sequencing issues, disorientation, and emotional issues can all be successfully… Read More »

The Effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for Optimal Test Performance: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Jain & Rubino

March 1, 2015

Citation: Jain, S., & Rubino, A. (2012). The effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for optimal test performance: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 4(2), 13-24. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.2.SJ Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/D80NIZ Abstract Test anxiety causes, effects and interventions have been widely studied. This study seeks to determine the efficacy… Read More »

Tapping for PEAS: Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) in Reducing Presentation Expression Anxiety Syndrome (PEAS) in University Students

March 1, 2015

Public speaking anxiety is very common. Presentations are often required in high school and college. This small study demonstrates the effectiveness of even a single 20 minute instruction/application of EFT for this experience, also known as Presentation Expression Anxiety Syndrome (PEAS).