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

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


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This book presents the research and evidence behind Emotional Freedom Technique in an easy-to-read manner and also offers client stories of their experiences.

What is EFT, and what happens when you use it?

Emotional Freedom Techniques, or simply EFT, is a powerful way to deal with unresolved issues, transform beliefs, and reprogram yourself for greater happiness and success. Commonly called "tapping," EFT has been utilized by thousands people worldwide. If you're holding this book, you've probably tried it at least once—or heard about it from a friend.

EFT researcher and author Peta Stapleton, Ph.D., brings together the history and cutting-edge research of tapping. She also shows how tapping can be used for a whole host of ailments, including anxiety, weight issues, depression, trauma, and more. Dr. Stapleton's own groundbreaking study involving food cravings in overweight adults helped establish EFT as an effective, valid form of therapy.

In The Science behind Tapping, you'll come away with a deeper understanding of what EFT is and how it can help you. 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.

Get ready to learn more about EFT and its incredible possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401955731
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2019
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 465,326
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dr. Peta Stapleton, Ph.D., has 22 years' experience as a registered Clinical & Health Psychologist, and is an Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University in Australia. Her most significant contribution in her research has been to lead clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of EFT for food cravings in overweight and obese adults. As a result, she has been invited to speak at conferences worldwide, and deliver master classes as webinars for international audiences. Warm, personable, and articulate, Dr Stapleton is one of a new generation of psychologists changing the basic practices of therapy.

Table of Contents

Author's Note xi

Foreword Dr. Joe Dispenza xiii

Introduction xix

Chapter 1 What Is EFT? 1

Chapter 2 EFT Background and History 25

Chapter 3 The Mounting Evidence 31

Chapter 4 EFT, Trauma, and PTSD 57

Chapter 5 EFT, Stress, and Anxiety 75

Chapter 6 EFT and Depression 95

Chapter 7 EFT, Food Cravings, and Weight Issues 109

Chapter 8 EFT for Young People and Students 145

Chapter 9 The Impact of EFT on Further Conditions 173

Chapter 10 Other Tapping Techniques 209

Chapter 11 Common Obstacles to Success 233

Conclusion 245

Resources 248

Endnotes 253

Index 275

Acknowledgments 285

About the Author 287

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