Self care using EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) (aka Tapping)

‘It doesn’t have to be hard work. It doesn’t have to be painful. It can be gentle and easy’ ~ I did some training with energy psychology pioneer, Phil Mollon, many years ago and these words stayed with me.

EFT is a simple self care tool you can start using yourself today

Sometimes, EFT can seem almost TOO easy.

This page has more information about how we might work together with EFT as well as simple ways in which you can start using it yourself today. Scroll down for free EFT resources.

We can also potentially work together one to one (whether you want me to show you how to use EFT yourself or if you’re an EFT Practitioner yourself and want EFT mentoring and supervision with me).

I also integrate EFT Tap Alongs and meditations for the Embodied Wellbeing community

Online or telephone therapy or coaching with EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) (aka Tapping)

Since 2006, I’ve been showing people how to use this simple but effective self care tool for almost everything.

Here’s a demonstration and Tap Along from the IACP Conference on 21/10/23.

EFT (Tapping) is a wonderful way to release energy blocks as you progress with your goals and create a happier, fuller and more peaceful life

EFT involves tapping acupressure points on and around your face, hand and upper body while repeating words and phrases that relate to the emotional or physical issue you want freedom around.

Often, a conversation will bring up something for the client that EFT tapping can easily resolve. 

This can be integrated into trauma therapy, counselling, coaching, yoga therapy and other sessions when appropriate. 

As well as my talking and guiding you through it during your session/s, you might want to learn how to do it yourself so you can clear energy blocks yourself anytime, anywhere. 

Some clients learn how to use this wonderful self-care tool themselves in under six sessions, others need a few more.

Big thank you to Lynn Acquafondata for sharing these images she commissioned from the talented Rukmini Poddar

EFT mentoring for therapists and coaches who integrate EFT

I’m registered as a Mentor and an Accredited Certified Advanced EFT Practitioner with EFT International.

If you’re an EFT International registered Practitioner yourself, supervision and mentoring with me can count towards your CPD – get in touch to find out more about group workshops and individual support.

IACP introduction to EFT for therapists on CPD hub
If you’re an IACP member, you can access the 3 hour training for free in the CPD Hub

More free EFT (Tapping) resources to try today

The video below shows how to try it for yourself if you’re not ready for a session or if you’d like to do it yourself between sessions.




Eve Menezes Cunningham online counselling

If you want my support


* listen to you talk about your issue/s so I can guide you through which points to tap as well as suggesting effective wording to use

* work with you to release blocked energy and your issue/s and

* teach you how to use EFT effectively on yourself as an everyday or occasional self-help tool.

Studies show that when the person using positive affirmations doesn’t believe what they’re saying, this can actually lower self esteem. 

Telephone or online coaching with EFT or online counselling with EFT allows clients to acknowledge their fears, no matter how scary (or silly) they feel to them.

Once you’ve done this, the positive affirmations are much easier to believe because you will have dealt with the negatives. 

Sometimes, online or telephone EFT works so quickly and easily that people think they imagined their issue as being worse than it was. 

EFT helps clear your energy field leaving you feeling ready to move forward.

Some research around EFT (Tapping)

Recent studies have been really promising in showing EFT’s efficacy in supporting people struggling with PTSD

A 2012 randomised control trial (Church, D; Hawk, C; Brooks, A et al) of 54 military veterans with PTSD left all participants no longer meeting criteria for PTSD after 6 sessions of EFT.

A 2011 randomised control trial pilot study (Church, D; Pina, O et al) looking at the effects of EFT on intensity of traumatic memories of abused adolescents found that after a single EFT session, none of them met the criteria for PTSD and the effects remained when revisited after 30 days.

And it’s looking good for people struggling with stress, too:

A randomised control trial (Church, D; Yount, G and Brooks, A) on the effects of EFT on stress biochemistry published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease found that the group who received an hour of EFT showed cortisol (a hormone released under stress) level drops of 24%. The other groups (receiving an hour of talk therapy and no treatment respectively) showed no change in cortisol levels.

Watch these videos to see clips from my studio guest slot on the live webcast after Michael Gavin’s workshop at the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Private Practice conference on trauma, London, September 2015

(with studio co-hosts Anne Scoging and Karen Lloyd)

Work with me

When we speak, you can book some online or telephone EFT on its own or have it as part of your telephone or online coaching, telephone or online counselling process if you’re finding yourself blocked in any way.

You might also be interested in supervision if you’re already an EFT Practitioner yourself. I’m EFT International accredited as an advanced practitioner and a supervisor and mentor. FIND OUT MORE…

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