Research Spotlight What are Borrowed Benefits in EFT Tapping with Dr Peta Stapleton

Dr Peta Stapleton, clinical and health psychologist and world researcher in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) or Tapping, makes research easy to understand in these spotlights. In 2019 Dr Peta was named Psychologist of the Year by the Australian Allied Health Awards, for her research contributions in EFT Tapping.
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) or Tapping is a brief stress reduction intervention and uses a two finger tapping process on acupuncture points with a cognitive statement. EFT has been researched in clinical trials and has over 250 publications indicating its effectiveness for a range of concerns.

This video outlines some of the research on the concept of borrowed benefits and how group application of EFT works.

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References for this topic –

Church, D., & House, D. (2018). Borrowing Benefits: Group Treatment With Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques Is Associated With Simultaneous Reductions in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, and Depression Symptoms, Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine, 23,​

Sebastian, B., and Nelms, J. “The effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis.” Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 13 (2017): 16–25. doi:10.1016/j.explore.2016.10.001

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