Articles on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

  • New to Tapping? – A 7 Step Guide to Getting Great Results With EFT and SET

    If you are a newcomer to the Energy Techniques EFT & SET and you want to start getting results as soon as possible, here are a few suggestions to help you to accelerate your learning. 1. Learn the basics of EFT and SET Begin by reading the articles on this page and on the SET […]

  • What is Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)?

    Emotional Freedom Techniques (or EFT) is an emotional healing technique, which is based on a revolutionary discovery that violates most of the beliefs of conventional psychology. It contends that the cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the body’s energy system. Essentially, EFT is a form of “psychological acupressure” – except that we […]

  • EFT / SET and the Role of Energy in Therapy

    By Dr David Lake and Steve Wells The presence and flow of energy around and within the body has been extolled by ancient cultures, notably the Indian and Chinese, although single-word definitions can’t begin to illuminate innate subtle meaning. The Hindus call it prana and the Chinese call it Qi. While Western science has found […]

  • Research Paper on EFT and Phobias

    “Evaluation of a Meridian-Based Intervention, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), for Reducing Specific Phobias of Small Animals”, by Steve Wells, Kathryn Polglase, Henry B. Andrews, Patricia Carrington, and A. Harvey Baker. This study by Steve Wells, Kathryn Polglase, Dr. Henry B. Andrews, Patricia Carrington and Harvey A. Baker found EFT to effectively treat specific phobias in […]

  • The Importance of Being Precise

    By Dr. David Lake  “The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.” (Voltaire)  Much of the confusion relating to results of EFT—and ‘tapping’ generally—is because of the way these results are described—a language problem. An added problem is the intellectual conflict between ‘orthodox’ and ‘natural’ medicine. The end result […]

  • The Quick Fix (Part 2)

    By Dr. David Lake Common request from client: “I found your name on the internet and I can take the day off to come and see you for an EFT session”.   Therapist: May I ask what kind of issue you want help with?   Client: “I’m not good at relationships….and I’m very overweight…and a […]