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 […]

3 Ways Mentioning Energy Psychology Research Can Help You – And Your Clients!

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC)  I like to throw in a teeny bit of “well, the research says …” when I introduce my clients to energy psychology. I find it helps clients believe what I’m talking about, feel comfortable doing what I’m asking them to do, and trust that I know what I’m doing. I am […]

Mind-Blowing Energy Healing Studies with William Bengston, PhD

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) Talking with Bill Bengston always opens new doors within me. He’s a thoughtful, curious researcher whose studies of energy healing blow my mind. Here’s a taste. Using an energy healing method that he developed, Bill conducted randomized control trials with mice who had cancer. Not only were the mice completely cured, […]