EFT for the treatment of trauma in Veterans

Our inclusion of EFT as a Brief Acceptance therapy is not accepted by everyone. Understandably, many adherents of EFT describe it as a technique that works due to tapping on Meridians.

We disagree. Our position is that the reason that EFT works is primarily because it is a kinaesthetic process of acceptance.

Nevertheless, both sides accept that EFT does appear to have some great successes under its belt. Adding to that record, the following paper assesses EFT’s efficacy in treating PTSD and comorbid symptoms and its long-term effects:

Psychological trauma symptom improvement in veterans using emotional freedom techniques: a randomized controlled trial.

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