Keeping Up with Scientific Knowledge About Tapping

(by David Feinstein, PhD, DCEP) When I first learned of energy psychology in 2001, the number of peer-reviewed clinical trials published in scientific or clinical journals was 0.  Today it exceeds 120, and the total number of journal papers on energy psychology just passed 250. How does one keep up?!!!  Background As many of you know, […]

The Science of Tapping: What happens in our brains while we’re tapping? Results of an fMRI study

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) A German study presents another possible explanation for why tapping is effective: bifocal emotional processing. This functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study, conducted at Hannover Medical School in Germany by Dina Wittfoth and her colleagues, gives us a glimpse at what happens in our brains when we tap. The study adds […]

The Tapping Project: What happens when students learn tapping in schools

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) What happens when school children learn tapping? Can this ease their anxiety and increase their wellbeing? Dr. Margaret Lambert explored these questions with her newly published dissertation on The Tapping Project. Her answer: Yes! EFT tapping in school helps students. The project is the first to examine the benefits of tapping in primary […]