More Evidence Supports EFT: An Iranian Study Shows EFT Helps Postmenopausal Women Combat Depression

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) A study published in the May 2021 issue of the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine documents the effectiveness of eight weeks of EFT for depression in postmenopausal women. Researchers documented a ten-point decrease in depression scores from 21 to 11 on the Beck Depression Inventory, among study participants, compared to a two-point drop among […]

US Veteran Uses EFT to Process the Withdrawal from Afghanistan

As a former Behavioral Health Officer in the U.S. Army, watching the US withdraw from Afghanistan this week is a painful, and emotionally devastating experience. I know I am not alone in this experience, as many veterans who served in Afghanistan and lost friends are going through their own deeply emotional experience.  Even though we […]

Emotional Freedom Techniques reduce stress: Another study makes the point, and an APA journal publishes it

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC)  The journal Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy published a special issue on complementary and integrative approaches to trauma therapy a few months ago. The issue includes a study by Peta Stapleton and colleagues showing that EFT reduces physiological stress as demonstrated by significant decreases in the stress hormone cortisol.  Study methods This randomized controlled […]