HYPNOSIS AND EFT (TAPPING)

 

Hypnosis is safe, easy and an effective tool to help meet many of the life challenges people face. Hypnosis has been proven to help people with addiction recovery, stop smoking, lose weight, reduce anxiety, improve performance in sports, and academics.

Studies show hypnosis to be highly effective in treating PTSD and Trauma.

EFT, the emotional freedom technique (Tapping) is based on concepts similar to acupuncture, in that there are energy points, meridians, throughout the body that when stimulated interrupt the emotional disturbances caused by a negative or traumatic event. This stimulation allows clients to focus on the event and resolve or reduce the associated anxiety or trauma.

A few references:

 

Hypnotherapy:

 

University of Maryland Medical Center: http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/treatment/hypnotherapy

Abramowitz, E. G., Barak, Y., Ben-Avi, I., Knobler, H. Y. (2008). Hypnotherapy in the treatment of

chronic combat-related PTSD patients suffering from insomnia: a randomized zolpiderm-controlled clinical trial. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 56(3), 270-280.

Bryant, R. A., Moulds, M. L., Guthrie, R. M., Nixon, R. D. V. (2005). The additive benefit of hypnosis and cognitive behavioural therapy in treating acute stress disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(2), 334-340.

EFT/Tapping:

Karatzias, Thanos, PhD, et al, “A Controlled Comparison of the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Two Psychological Therapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder,” The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Volume 199, Number 6, June 2011

“The Science and Research Behind Tapping”- David Feinstein Ph.D.

“Acupoint Stimulation is Treating Psychological Disorders: Evidence of Efficiency” – David Feinstein Ph.D.

“Clinical EFT as an Evidence-Based Practice for the Treatment of Psychological and Physiological Conditions” – Dawson Church

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