The History of EFT Therapy
The year was 1980, and psychologist Roger Callahan was treating a patient with a phobia of water. The patient, Mary, had an extreme fear. She couldn’t go to the beach with her children or even drive close to the ocean.
She felt anxious when it was raining, couldn’t look at water on the television, and had nightmares about water.
Dr. Callahan had been working with Mary for over a year and eventually, Mary was able to sit within view of Dr. Callahan’s pool.
However, it still left her extremely distressed. While she found different ways to cope with the fear, she was unable to overcome the phobia itself. They discussed the problem at length but could not overcome it.
The fear that she experienced manifested in physical symptoms like stomach pains. Meanwhile, Dr. Callahan had discovered meridians as he had been looking into Traditional Chinese Medicine.
This inspired him to look into the different meridians and he encouraged Mary to tap on the stomach meridian (which is on the cheekbone).
He thought that this might help to relieve the stomach pains that she was experiencing.
So, she did and not only did her stomach pains disappear, so did the water phobia. Immediately, she was able to go to the pool and splash water on herself.
This is where it all started, Dr. Callahan termed it as Thought Field Therapy. It was Gary Craig, who trained under Dr. Callahan during the 1990s, that took the practice, evolved it, and renamed it as EFT Therapy.
The reason for this is that Craig found a variety of issues with TFT. For example, practitioners had to tap meridians in a specific sequence for different problems.
Additionally, to diagnose the issue something called muscle testing was required. The practitioner would measure muscle strength as the patient cycled through various statements and thoughts.
As Craig noted, this led to many incorrect diagnoses which meant the wrong sequence of tapping would be used. Yet, it still worked. This made Craig realize that the sequence didn’t matter.
Ultimately, EFT Therapy is a simplified version of TFT. It is this that has allowed so many more people to enjoy the relief that comes with tapping.
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Illustrated meridian points used for the tapping routine
Easy-to-follow script providing you with guidance on how to tap the points, what to say and in what sequence
Simple steps to attracting more financial and career abundance with Tapping
Covers how to use Tapping to uncover and overcome past events that may be adversely affecting your presentWhy do some people excel in a sales or promotional career, but others fail?
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Removing the Emotional Blocks to Financial Success 6
An Introduction to EFT 8
The Goal of EFT 8
Where Does EFT Come From? 10
The Negative Thoughts that Hold You Back 11
Does EFT Really Work? 13
The Best Benefit of EFT 14
Tackling Your Negative Thoughts 15
Negative Thoughts about Money 16
The Tapping Recipe 18
The Reminder Phrase 18
The Set-Up Phrase 18
Saying Is Believing 20
Tuning In 20
An Example 21
How to Tap 22
The Tapping Points 22
The Tapping Sequence 27
Reassessing Your Pain or Emotional Level 29
EFT Troubleshooting Guide 30
Wrong Target 30
Wrong Wording 31
Trouble Accepting 32
Too Much at Once 33
Wrong Meridian Points 35
Not Enough Repetition 35
Advanced Tapping Tips 37
Gratefulness Tapping 37
“What If…” Statements 39
Tapping Into Abundance 40
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Cheers, Helene Malmsio
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