EFT and Memory Reconsolidation: An example from the treatment room

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) I had a powerful session recently with a client I’ll call Kate. We have been using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to clear the emotional intensity of troubling or traumatic incidents from her past. Our experience shows how EFT can heal traumatic memories. The theory behind this ― and there is plenty […]

Thought Field Therapy vs. CBT for Trauma: Results of a Small Study

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) Here’s a little nugget from the research on energy psychology, also known as cognitive somatic energy practices. Thought-field therapy (TFT) is a well-researched form of energy psychology. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a popular and widely researched modality in the world of mental health. Each modality has its place in therapeutic […]

How to Reduce Emotional Shock Quickly

If you are experiencing emotional shock as the result of a recent trauma or loss, this article teaches you a tool that you can use to help yourself right now. A quick and efficient way to reduce feelings of shock is to calm your body down. An easy way to do this is to practice a […]