Citation: Stapleton, P., Crighton, G., Sabot, D., & O’Neill, H.M., (2020, March 12) Reexamining the Effect of Emotional Freedom Techniques on Stress Biochemistry: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra0000563 Advance online publication. Source Link: https://psycnet.apa.org/doiLanding?doi=10.1037%2Ftra0000563 Abstract: Objective: In a direct replication of Church, Yount, and Brooks (2012), this study… Read More »
Citation: Xanthou, A.,(2020) The Effectiveness of ‘’EFT – Emotional Freedom Techniques’’ in People with Phobias, Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health DOI: 10.26386/obrela.v3i1.173 Full PDF attached Abstract: This research is a qualitative study that investigates the experience, symptoms and difficulties faced by people with phobias and the effectiveness of EFT-Emotional Freedom Techniques as a… Read More »
Citation: Vural P.I., Aslan, E., Emotional freedom techniques and breathing awareness to reduce childbirth fear: A randomized controlled study, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Volume 35, 2019, 224-231, ISSN 1744-3881. Link to original paper and abstract: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.02.011 Abstract Background: Emotional freedom techniques (EFT) and breathing awareness (BA) are applicable during labour. The present study aimed to… Read More »
This 2003 study was the original small animal fear/phobia study, which was later replicated in 2010. In this report, EFT’s effectiveness was demonstrated after only a single 45 minute session with significant results lasting over a year later.
Citation: Schoninger, B., and Hartung, J. (2010). Changes on Self-Report Measures of Public Speaking Anxiety Following Treatment with Thought Field Therapy. Energy Psychology: Theory, Practice, Research, 2(1), May 2010. Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/3MR1T9 Abstract Single 60-min treatment sessions with Thought Field Therapy (TFT) were conducted with 48 persons with public speaking anxiety. Participants… Read More »
This EFT pilot study explores the effectiveness of EFT and diaphragmatic breathing for the reduction of fear/anxiety symptoms and behaviors in response to specific phobias.
Citation: McCarty, W. A., (2006). Clinical Story of a 6-Year-Old Boy’s Eating Phobia: An Integrated Approach Utilizing Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology with Energy Psychology’s Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) in a Surrogate Nonlocal Application. Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health, 21(2), 117-139 View here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/9q5OOF Abstract This article presents a clinical… Read More »
This pilot study reports on the reduction of fear based symptoms for individuals who have needle phobia after receiving a single session of Thought Field Therapy.
This 2010 replication study expands on the 2003 Wells study. Both show EFT to be significantly effective for use with individuals who have small animal phobias when compared to a supportive interview and a no treatment group, with results remaining over one year later.