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Emotional Freedom Technique ( EFT )

Tapping a sequence of acupuncture points while tuning into a problem causes energy blocks and distress to be released rapidly, but gently. By restoring balance and flow to the body's energy system, EFT allows the individual to enjoy a return to emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Other benifits include clarity of thinking and increased self confidence.

Free yourself from Negative Emotions

Emotional FreedomTechnique (EFT) quickly and effectively helps you to release strong emotions, from anger, anxiety and depression to fear and grief, so that you can feel happy, confident and optimistic.

EFT can be simply explained as being a form of acupuncture without needles. It is an emotional transformation/healing technique (for example, for traumas, phobias, grief, anger, guilt, anxiety, etc.) that is also capable of relieving many physical symptoms (aches and pains, headaches and migraines, asthma, etc.). The theory is : "The cause of all negative emotion is a disruption in the body's energy system." This discovery opposes many deeply anchored beliefs in conventional psychology. This technique is so effective that one almost always obtains immediate and lasting results and it often brings about relief where other techniques have failed. Its success rate is in the high 80% or better, and its side effects are always positive. The person gently taps on specific points along the meridians as they focus on their problem. By tapping, they balance the meridians that are disrupted when they think about a negative emotion. Once they are balanced, this person is no longer disturbed by the event, even when they try! The memory is still there, but the emotional charge is gone. EFT is a very flexible and creative technique. Thousands of therapists and clients all over the word trust it and use it with great success, even with severe and complex cases.

Where did EFT come from?

EFT has its roots in ancient Chinese medicine and the modern science of Applied Kinesiology. EFT as we know it today was developed with the pioneering work done by Gary Craig & Dr. Roger Callaghan in the mid 1990's

How does EFT work?

The basic theory is that the cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the body's energy system. EFT restores the body's natural balance, removes the energy disruption and thereby removes the problem. With remarkable consistency, EFT relieves symptoms by an unusual (but scientific) routine of tapping with the fingertips on specific points on the energy meridians, which neutralises disruptions in your body's electrical system. It is the subject of much speculation why pain and physical problems respond to EFT in the same way as emotional problems. One clue may come from the recent discovery that the same area of the brain is used to deal with both anxiety and pain.

What can EFT be used to treat?

EFT has been successfully used by thousands of people with a broad range of difficulties. Some of these are listed below:

  • Addictive cravings, including food, cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs
  • Anger
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Breathing difficulties, including asthma
  • Compulsions and obsessions
  • Depression and sadness
  • Dyslexia
  • Fears and phobias, including fear of public speaking, fear of heights, fear of flying and fear of rejection
  • Grief and loss.
  • Guilt
  • Habits, such as nail biting
  • Insomnia
  • Negative memories
  • Nightmares
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Physical trauma
  • Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Procrastination
  • Sexual abuse issues
  • Side effects from medications
  • Stress
  • Stomach problems

It can also enhance:

  • Concentration
  • Confidence
  • Emotional control
  • Healing and recovery
  • Job, school and sports performance
  • Financial security
  • Relationships
  • Relaxation
  • Self-image and self-esteem

Are there any side effects?

The only side effects are good ones, where treating one problem may cause another problem to heal spontaneously. EFT is gentle and is often combined with, or used instead of other procedures, including hypnotherapy. People often report feeling energised after an EFT session.

How long will it take me to heal?

Unfortunately there are no set rules that may be applied here, because every problem is different, and every person is different. With amazing regularity, I have seen physical pain subside in minutes and the effects are usually long lasting. Deeply rooted behaviours or beliefs may take longer to eliminate than some more simple problems. Ultimately these techniques can rid you of negative emotional issues., enabling you to attain your true potential.


Treatments have helped:

  • Release negative emotions
  • Address specific health issues
  • Improve health, well-being & quality of life
  • Addresses stress and its underlying issues
  • Depression
  • Fears and phobia
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Arthritis
  • Emotional issues
  • Food cravings
  • Addictive cravings
  • Personal growth

To make an appointment please ring Jackie Cross
on 01794 522458