EFT – The Promise of Emotional Freedom
Unlike many other scientific discoveries EFT was not created in a laboratory and then tested in the real world. Instead a stunning turn of events in the real world pointed the way first. Here’s the story.
Back in the 1970’s Dr Roger Callahan, an eminent American psychotherapist, was becoming increasing frustrated at the length of time he had to spend with each of his clients using conventional therapy.
He started to research other methods of healing and became very interested in energy therapy. He stated to make a detailed study of Acupuncture and Applied Kinesiology, attending many lectures on the subjects.
Dr Callahan trained in both of these subjects and in 1980 he was working with a patient, Mary, for an intense water phobia. She suffered from frequent headaches and terrifying nightmares, both of which were related to her fear of water. To try to get help she had been going from therapist to therapist for years….with no material improvement.
What is Tapping?
Dr. Callahan tried to help her by conventional means for a year and a half. He didn’t make much headway either. Then one day he stepped outside the normal ‘boundaries’ of psychotherapy. Out of curiosity and to put his new skills in practice he decided to tap with his fingertips under her eyes (an end point of the stomach meridian).
This was prompted by her complaint of some stomach discomfort whenever she thought of being in or near water. To his astonishment she announced immediately that her phobia was gone and she raced to the nearest source of water and began splashing her face. No fear. No headaches. It all went away; including the nightmares. And it has never returned. Results like that are rare in the field of psychotherapy…but commonplace with EFT.
EFT has the ability to free you from emotional, physical and mental problems that have plagued you for years.