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EFT (Tapping)

EFT (commonly referred to as “Tapping”), an alternative therapy, is a safe, gentle, noninvasive technique that uses a combination of ancient acupressure techniques and modern psychology to treat an impressive list of common problems and medical conditions.  Independent research has substantiated the beneficial effects that EFT has on fears and phobias, pain, depression, anxiety, and many other troubling conditions.
By tapping fingers on specific points on the body, practitioners are thought to clear away negative emotions.

How Does Tapping Work?

Tapping therapies generally focus on the same points used in acupuncture and acupressure. Each of these points lie on meridians through which the body's energy flows. While negative emotions are thought to cause blockages in the flow of energy, tapping on these points clears up such blockages and release the negative feelings. When practicing tapping therapy, individuals typically target a specific emotion that they wish to release. Focusing on a positive affirmation while tapping on the specified point is thought to enhance emotional healing.

Uses 

Tapping is often used to treat the following problems:
Anxiety 
Depression 
Phobias
Stress 
Tapping is also said to help promote recovery from traumatic events,  alcoholism, and addiction, as well as improve well-being in people struggling with illness or  chronic pain.

Benefits 

1) Stress
Tapping may help reduce stress, according to a study published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease in 2012. Results revealed that those assigned to EFT tapping experienced a significant decrease in their levels of the stress hormone cortisol, as well as significant improvements in anxiety and mood.

2) Anxiety
In a 2012 study of 45 people with anxiety disorders (published in the journal Explore), researchers found that participants treated with EFT experienced significantly greater improvements in anxiety symptoms than study members assigned to no treatment.

3) Pain
Several studies indicate that tapping may be of some benefit to people with chronic pain. In a 2008 study published in Chiropractic & Osteopathy, for instance, EFT was found to improve symptoms in individuals with chronic neck pain. The study involved 60 chronic neck pain sufferers.
In addition, a 2013 study published in Explore found that EFT tapping may be beneficial for people suffering from tension headaches. Involving 35 patients with chronic tension headaches, the study determined that EFT tapping helped reduce headache frequency and intensity.

Service Fee: EFT sessions will be provided by Rev. Ronald Latevola, RM/T at Massage by Tiffany, 133 W Pitt St., Bedford, PA. or Bedford Acupuncture, 7536 Lincoln Hwy., Bedford, Pennsylvania.

 

EFT Session (15-20 minutes): $10