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What exactly is this "EFT";

EFT = Emotional Freedom Techniques

A set of simple, fast and breakthrough techniques
for quickly and dramatically resolve
emotional and mental problems,
but also physical distress and dysfunctions
caused by emotional or mental factors.

EFT offers fast relief from:

  • Emotional stress of any kind, complexion and cause (anger, grief, fear, complex emotional issues, etc.).

  • Acquired physical disturbances and dysfunctions originated or amplified by emotional or mental causes (headaches, stomach aches, muscle tension or chronic pains, heart rhythm problems, asthma, etc.).

  • Negative beliefs that constrict one's personal development and well being.

  • Automatic negative reactions to faces, places, incidents, memories, thoughts.

EFT is effective even when someone resists improvement by any means! It has a way of by-passing all internal barriers, but without depending on the power of will!

One can apply EFT by him/herself or under guidance, however in any case the person's active involvement is absolutely required.

Who can use EFT?

EFT can be used by:

  • Anyone in need for relief from a problem that originates from the person's life incidents and emotional charges.

  • Professional psychotherapists, for quicker restoration of their client's mental health.

  • Other mental health professionals (such as social workers), for supporting anybody, especially those under emotionally traumatic situations or rehabilitation difficulties.

  • Sport coaches, trainers and physicians, for improving an athlete's performance or for restoring an athlete's degraded performance.

  • Personal performance coaches (career, life, fitness, etc.) for removing their clients' internal barriers to achieving their goals and for increasing their performance on the job and other activities.

  • Parents, governesses and teachers, for a quick handling of a child's emotional bursts and troublesome behavior.

  • Child psychologists and speech therapists, for easily removing children's mental problems and learning difficulties.

What are the key features of EFT?

The following features have been major contributors to EFT's extraordinary international spread, during the last few years:

  • It is extremely effective and its results can be achieved very fast. It is not rare for a beginner to achieve between 30% and 50% success ratio, while a specialist having deep knowledge and experience can usually be successful in more than 80% of the cases.

  • Its basic principles and techniques are very simple, thus making possible for literally anyone to learn and apply it, even a child.

  • It is "royalty free", meaning that anyone can use, talk and write about it, show it to clients or even teach it, without having to pay any kind of royalties to anyone.

  • EFT founder, Gary Craig, offered to the public, for free, tons of information regarding the possible and demonstrated applications of EFT, through his wonderful web site. Unfortunately Gary retired from EFT in 2010. 

How can I learn EFT?

The absolutely best way to learn EFT was from the EFT founder himself, Gary Craig. However, since he has retired from the EFT scene and is no longer delivering workshops or selling his trainind DVDs, you can check the Learn EFT page for good alternative learning resources.

Where did EFT come from?

EFT was created by Gary Craig, at the early 90's and continuously evolves. You can find more on EFT's history, origin and evolution by reading our "EFT origin and history" page.

EFT belongs to the large family of energy psychology, a new and quickly evolving non-traditional approach to psychology and psychotherapy, who does not yet enjoy academic recognition. It is still in the stage of refinement and scientific research and documentation, however it is in full use since the 90's and has many times demonstrated excellent results, all over the world.

EFT is based on the therapeutic use of language and a few simple body movements and can be applied by anyone to him/herself, or to other people (under their consent).

Although we frequently talk about EFT like it being one technique, please always remember it is a set of techniques that can be applied in isolation or in combinations, by following a few basic principles and within a specific specific framework.


Fast and permanent relief, riddance, freedom from:
Claustrophobia - Height phobia - Agoraphobia - Flight phobia - Sickness phobia - Animals phobia - Insects phobia
Fear of water - Fear of darkness - Social phobia - Night phobia - Fear of plants - Any simple or complex Phobia
Stress - Anxiety - Tenseness - Insecurity - Nervousness - Anger - Hate - Grief - Depression - Guilt - Feeling incompetent
Fear of abandonment - Fear of the future - Fear of persons - Fear of the unknown - Fear of death
Traumatic memory: Rejection, Failure, Duress, Abandonment, Accident, Abuse, Rape, Love pain
Headache - Nervous stomach-ache - Back pain - Pain in the neck - Carpal tunnel syndrome
Pre-menstrual syndrome - Physical pain with no organic cause - Constipation - Irritable bowel - Jaw tightness
Asthma - Constricted breath - Dyspnoea - Chronic diseases - Hypertension - Hypotension - tachycardia - Arrhythmia
Sexual problems (non organic) - Myopia - Vision problems - Allergies of any kind
Dyslexia - Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) - Learning problems - Low school grades
Panic attacks - Bulimia  - Cravings - Anorexia nervosa - Overeating - Specific food dislike
(In general, almost anything being acquired and not born with, resulting from or enhanced by psychological causes)

Immediate withdrawal and full deliverance from:
Drugs - Alcohol - Smoking - Addictive food - Nervous habits

Personal improvement for success and happiness, for a new, better life:
Procrastination - Self-confidence - Self-image - Better relationships - Forgiveness - Acquisition of wealth
Goal achievement - Work performance - Sport performance - Personal peace

The above cases are indicative! EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is appropriate for numerous different personal issues regarding mind, emotional and physical dysfunction.  Look at our pages for your own issue ...



This Web site contains information and techniques that you can apply on yourself and onto other people. If and how you use these is absolutely your personal responsibility! EFT is not a medical or psychotherapeutic method and is still under research and development. Please consult experienced medical doctors and psychotherapists to deal (especially) with serious and chronic mental and physical issues and use EFT as an additional aid,  or according to their advice and instructions. These pages are for informative and educational purposes only and should not turn you away from the help of professional mental or physical therapist. In addition, it is not assured that each and every specific case will benefit from the use of what you read in this Web site or EFT in general.

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