The Science of EFT with Dr Peta Stapleton

Peta Berenice Stapleton (Interviewee), Nathan Rose (Interviewer)

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Whether you are new to Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), or are a seasoned ‘tapper’, this podcast episode is guaranteed to keep you engaged. Interviewee, Dr Peta Stapleton, is a clinical and health psychologist as well as associate professor in psychology at Bond University. Peta has led world-first randomised clinical trials investigating Emotional Freedom Techniques, adding a wealth of research to this field.

*Key Highlights *

The origins of EFT (2:30)
What does a session involve? (6:10)
Is tapping the acupoints essential? (8:35)
The effect of EFT on physiology (13:00)
Review of the research outcomes (17:30)
The astonishing results for cravings and weight loss (27:00)
Tapping as a tool for processing emotion (38:00)
Navigating addiction with tapping (47:00)
The practicalities – training and certification (51:00)
Useful links and resources:
Dr Peta Stapleton’s website -
The Science Behind Tapping -
Guidelines for the Treatment of PTSD Using Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) -
The Effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Meta-Analysis -
Emotional Freedom Techniques for Anxiety: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis -
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Trials of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for the Treatment of Depression -
Original languageEnglish
PublisherMetagenics Clinical Podcast
EditionEpisode 51
Media of outputOnline
Size57 mins 32 secs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jun 2020


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