Miscellaneous articles

Does new GDPR affect EFT Practitioners?


From 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces current EU legislation covering the protection of personal data. In the UK it also replaces the Data Protection Act 1998.  When we read the new legislation, it sounded quite complex but as a therapist you will be handling data so will need to know how it affects you.   We’ve given a brief outline for you to make it simpler.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional comments to add.    The EFT Register will issue further guidance when more information becomes known. (more…)

February 7, 2018 |

Neuroplasticity and EFT

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What has neuroplasticity got to do with EFT?

 The ability of neural networks to repair themselves became dramatically evident in research published in the 1990s. Stroke victims, for instance, who have lost access to parts of their brains, may be able to regain all or part of their lost functionality.

Their neural networks rewire around the parts of the brain damaged in the stroke, sometimes restoring full function.


June 24, 2017 |

What is EFT?

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Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is the popular name for a therapeutic approach that combines the well proven techniques of exposure and cognitive restructuring with the addition of tapping with fingers on the upper part of the body. EFT is increasing in popularity as it can be self-applied to treat a wide range of physical, psychological and emotional issues.  (more…)

January 6, 2017 |

Are you a good therapist?

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Article submitted by Helena Fone

What does being a good therapist mean to you?  For me it means taking care of myself so I am able to provide a good service to my clients and students.  In other words it means.. ‘putting my own mask on before helping others’

Here are just some ways you can help yourself and there are others so just add them below…. (more…)

January 6, 2017 |

History of EFT Training and emerging Associations

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By Helena Fone (past Chair of AAMET). 

HistoryThe history of EFT Training in the UK  began in 1995 when Gary Craig launched his first training video set, titled ‘The EFT Course’ and the ‘EFT Manual’.  In 1998, he released the next ‘Steps Towards Becoming the Ultimate Therapist’ that contained videos from his own live seminars.  These videos/DVDs could be purchased from Gary’s website www.emofree.com for around $170 up to $295 for a set.The website began to gather information on EFT and from 2000 the EFT Manual could be downloaded for free which made this site a very popular one to visit.  To become listed on the Emofree website, you had to confirm that EFT was your primary trade which was difficult for many at the time, especially as EFT was so new.


November 17, 2016 |

Tap Away Your Food Cravings

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shutterstock_4912126Article by Dr Peta Stapleton


Do you remember the TV commercial where someone smacks themselves in the head and cries “I could have had a V8!” Maybe there is something to a tap on the head and making better food choices according to a new study from Griffith University’s School of Medicine in Australia.

Research by Dr. Peta Stapleton indicates that “emotional freedom technique” or EFT, can be successful in reducing food cravings for up to six months in people who are overweight or obese.


October 12, 2016 |

Questions to Motivate Your Clients

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pushHow you communicate with your client is very important and asking the right questions during the session can help open up new areas for discussion. They can assist to pinpoint an issue and they can assist to clarify information that at first may seem ambiguous. Questions that invite clients to think or recall information can aid in a client’s journey of self-exploration. There are a variety of questioning techniques, open, closed, rhetoric, socratic, probing, provocative, double bind and many more.  In fact, it may be useful to study these different techniques that may have been forgotten or maybe we can add another post here or how about an article on ‘how do we know what questions to ask?”  Watch this space…..  Meanwhile  here are some strategic questions that may help motivate change..


October 6, 2016 |

Is EFT suitable for CPD?

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Published in GHR Bulletin:  Following similar emails from two separate GHR practitioners concerned that by including Meridian Therapies within the GHR endorsed weekly Continuing Professional Development (CPD) E-bulletin we are undermining the value and status of hypnotherapy itself, we have decided to conduct a poll to determine the majority view on this matter. more

October 5, 2016 |
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