The Science Behind Tapping: A Proven Stress Management Technique for the Mind and Body

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Abstract

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT or tapping) is a growing field in the self-help area, but only in the last decade has it become the focus of clinical and scientific trials to test its effectiveness. This book offers the missing piece of this self-applied stress management tool: how and why it works. The Science Behind Tapping takes the mounting science and the research behind EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and unpacks it in a compelling but simple, straightforward way for the average reader. Dr. Peta Stapleton, Ph.D., Australia's main EFT researcher, shares remarkable case studies and evidence for how tapping can treat a host of issues, including PTSD, stress and anxiety, depression, food cravings and weight issues, issues with children and adolescents, and more.

This book brings together the history and cutting-edge research of EFT tapping. Dr Peta shows how tapping can be used for a whole host of ailments, including anxiety, weight issues, depression, trauma, and more. The book starts with a beginner’s guide to EFT, which includes tapping statements and phrases, as well as helpful charts showing the location of tapping acupoints on the face and upper body. After taking you through its many uses, Dr. Stapleton also explores the common obstacles to success with EFT, and how to combat them.
Original languageEnglish
Place of Publication Carlsbad, California
PublisherHay House
Number of pages256
ISBN (Print)9781401955748, 9781401955731
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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