In the world of EFT/Tapping/Matrix Reimprinting (MR), we often refer to stress as something we are combating and fighting against, that we are tapping on to release as it is something that is obviously not healthy for us to experience frequently. It is often a generically used term and it is time that we become… Read More »
Recently I found myself teaching a group of “tappers” about how and when to use their intuition with this work. This has been a very interesting exploration and is a bit more complicated than it may seem and can be fraught with challenges. My first response to when an EFT practitioner asks me about how… Read More »
Multiple EFT Techniques Demonstration session on Intense Emotional Event. Master Trainer of Trainers Craig Weiner This session demonstrates the weaving together of goal setting, pre-framing, safety and rapport strategies and techniques including Sneaking Up, Silent Regulation Tapping, Tearless Trauma, Basic Shortcut EFT, Tapping and Talking, Box/Container Technique, Tell the Story, Orientation (regulating) EFT, Resourcing and… Read More »
T: Trauma Release within the context of an EFT session. Signs that something is traumatic are that they are unexcepted, dramatic, isolating, and no strategy/resources in order to cope (UDIN). This is all from a personal perspective point of view as what’s traumatic for one person isn’t at all for another. This is also why… Read More »
An exciting new research study was just published by a collaboration of scientists that has identified a 10 day window of time that exists immediately after a traumatic event before significant neuron and synaptic changes happen that can turn a single trauma into an event that can alter a lifetime and potentially even lead to… Read More »
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.
Somatic Trauma Educator Suzanne Fageol and Dr. Craig Weiner, DC and EFT trainer/trauma educator offer this 60 minute presentation exploring how negative things from the past often affect a person’s lifetime and offer insight into healing a traumatic past. They explore a beginning look into the neurobiology of trauma, how negative experiences literally become wired… Read More »
I think of the amygdala as a satellite dish that is never turned off and receives emotional and sensory information which it then processes and passes along to get stored in our cortex. I think of my amygdala as my security camera, that act as an early warning system in the middle of my head, working to keep me safe from harm.
Personally I have known about and written about the ACE studies (link) for many years, but it was not until recently when I was asked to be interviewed for the upcoming Tapping for Weight Loss film documentary with John Gabriel and Carol Look that I discovered the most interesting aspect of the back-story that makes this paradigm-changing study so remarkable.