EFT for Self Acceptance: Part 2

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. Carl Rogers How does lack of self acceptance show itself? Tara Brach author, therapist and promoter of Radical Acceptance lists the following strategies that we use to compensate for a lack of self acceptance We embark on one […] Read more »

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Upcoming EFT Courses

I’m running a couple of accredited EFT training courses in Newcastle in the next few months. On March 1st there will be an EFT Level 1 training at St Oswald’s Hospice. This is the introductory level of EFT training and equips you with the skills to use EFT to work on your own issues and […] Read more »

EFT for Self Acceptance: Part 1

To be in harmony with the oneness of things is to be without anxiety about imperfection. Zen Master Dogen (1200-1253) I deeply and completely accept myself is a part of the standard EFT set up statement a little incantation with tapping that prepares the way for working on the presenting problem whatever it may be. […] Read more »

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A view from the other side

Gretchen Berland began a project to videotape the experiences of life in a wheelchair from the perspective of being in the wheelchair. She writes in The New England Journal of Medicine. They began by filming processes related to activities of daily life — buttoning a shirt with an antique bootlace hook, using a grabber to […] Read more »

Myths about trauma

Bill O’Hanlon therapist, trainer and prolific author has started a series of YouTube videos about recovery from trauma and PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder). These videos have been prompted by the return of traumatised US soldiers from Iraq although the principles will fit for other traumatic experiences. The first in the series challenges four common […] Read more »