How To Leave The Dark Ages Of Talk Therapy Behind

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How To Leave The Dark Ages Of Talk Therapy Behind
Move past outmoded Talk Therapy methods and use EFT tapping to heal emotional problems rapidly now.

Scientific discoveries over the last twenty years have changed our lives and made them safer and happier. We no longer use telephones with wires attached to the wall. We drive cars with airbags and GPS to help us find our way. There are cures for many illnesses that killed people back then. But when it comes to psychology we are still in the Dark Ages! Most people believe the only remedies that work are talk and medication.

Recently two potential clients revealed that they had been receiving conventional talk therapy for 7 and 10 years. I’ll call them Stan and Mindy. Apparently their problems had not been resolved satisfactorily or they wouldn’t have sought me out. Their issues involved traumatic memories and feelings of anxiety that were still plaguing them. Yet amazingly, after learning about and successfully experiencing an innovative psychotherapy technique called EFT tapping, they decided not to pursue this type of rapid relief!

 

Stan and Mindy were so used to their discomfort that it had become part of their identity. I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to keep their emotional pain when relief is readily available. If you had an agonizing toothache that you could get rid of in minutes wouldn’t you jump at the chance to be pain free? You can learn how to use this method in my eBook EFT Tapping: 64 Quick & Easy Tips.

Talk therapy involves sitting with a professional and talking about your life and feelings. You discuss your current or past problems and how they made you feel then and now. You look for the origin of the trouble and try to think up ways to eliminate your patterns of negative thinking, upsetting emotions and destructive behaviors.

Until recently we believed that this was the only way to heal. Both therapists and clients refer to this as “working on an issue” or “working through it.” You must “work hard” in order to dig out the roots of the problem and find a way to leave it behind without leaving an open wound. Sometimes this requires more than one session each week!

EFT tapping, an effective Energy Psychology method that can eliminate negative emotions, beliefs and behaviors in record time has existed for over twenty years. Borrowing from the Chinese medicine approach called acupuncture, EFT Tapping teaches you to gently tap or press specific energy points to eliminate problems such as panic attacks after a few minutes of treatment. Many long time fears can dissolve in a few hours and never return. Disabling traumatic memories may heal permanently and effortlessly! Think about how much money you would save if you could change your life this quickly.

In spite of that possibility, Mindy and Stan decided to hang onto their misery a while longer. When I asked Mindy what changes she noticed after 7 years of talk therapy she had no answer. She couldn’t list any specific ways that she was feeling happier although she was still going back for more. I could see that she was so used to feeling bad that she didn’t notice that nothing much was happening.

This article was originally published at . Reprinted with permission.
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Gloria Arenson

Marriage and Family Therapist

Gloria Arenson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology and author of 7 books. She is passionate about helping people help themselves to be free of negative emotions and compulsive behaviors. 

www.GloriaArenson.com

Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Credentials: DCEP, EFT-ADV, MFT, MS
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