Emotional freedom technique

Mitchell, M. (2009) Emotional freedom technique. The Practising Midwife, 12 (7). pp. 12-14. ISSN 1461-3123

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Abstract

Callahan (1985) developed a procedure of tapping on acupressure points for treating mental problems. Craig and Fowlie (1995) modified Callahan's procedure to a simplified version called Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). EFT is easy to teach and is effective with symptoms of PTSD. This article presents EFT as an adjunct to the Critical Incident Stress Reduction debriefing procedures. The use of EFT in debriefings results in shorter and more thorough sessions. It often reduces the emotional pain of the debriefing. This paper provides complete instructions and safeguards for using EFT when debriefing in disaster situations and with other applications. Included are references for further reading and training.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:emotional freedom technique, complementary therapies
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Nursing and Midwifery
ID Code:5513
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Deposited On:21 Jan 2010 13:18
Last Modified:10 Oct 2013 08:32

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