Etudes scientifiques sur l’EFT

Les premières publications d’études de l’efficacités ont été réalisées aux Etats Unis sur des vétérans de la guerre du Golfe et ont été publiées dans des revues spécialisées ; ces études ont montré une efficacité dans le traitement des stress post-traumatiques  :

C’est un des rares outils dont l’efficacité a pu être démontrée par des études, la psychanalyse, par exemple, n’a jamais fait l’objet d’études démontrant son efficacité.

Autres études réalisées :
  • Adams, A., & Davidson, K. (2011). EFT comprehensive training resource level 1. Santa Rosa, CA: Energy Psychology Press.
  • Barbara S. Baker, Caroline J. HoffmanEmotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to reduce the side effects associated with tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitor use in women with breast cancer: A service evaluation Original Research Article European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages 136-142
  • Brattberg, G. (2008). Self-administered EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) in individuals with fibromyalgia: A randomized trial. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, 7(4), 30–35.
  • Callahan, R. (2000). Tapping the healer within: Using Thought Field Therapy to instantly conquer your fears, anxieties, and emotional distress. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
  • Church, D. (2010). The treatment of combat trauma in veterans using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques): A pilot protocol. Traumatology, 16(1), 55–65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1534765609347549
  • Church, D. (2010). Your DNA is not your destiny: Behavioral epigenetics and the role of emotions in health. Anti-Aging Therapeutics, 13, 35–42.
  • Church, D. (2010). The economic cost savings of energy psychology treatment. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research & Treatment, 2(1), 9-12.
  • Church, D. (2013). Clinical EFT as an evidence-based practice for the treatment of psychological and physiological conditions. Psychology, 4(8), 645–654. doi:10.4236/psych.2013.48092
  • Church, D. (2013). Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) as single session therapy: Cases, research, indications, and cautions. In M. Hoyt & M. Talmon (Eds.), Capture the moment: Single session therapy and walk-in service. Bethel, CT: Crown House.
  • Church, D. (2013). EFT for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. Santa Rosa, CA: Energy Psychology Press.
  • Church, D. (2013). The EFT manual (3rd ed.). Santa Rosa, CA: Energy Psychology Press.
  • Church, D. (2013). EFT for weight loss (2nd ed.). Santa Rosa, CA: Energy Psychology Press.
  • Church, D. (2014). Pain, depression, and anxiety after PTSD symptom remediation in veterans. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 10(3), 162–169.
  • Church, D., & Brooks, A. J. (2010). Application of Emotional Freedom Techniques. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, 9(4), 46–48.
  • Church, D., & Brooks, A. J. (2010). The effect of a brief EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) self-intervention on anxiety, depression, pain and cravings in healthcare workers. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, 9(4), 40–44.
  • Church, D., & Brooks, A. J. (2013). The effect of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) on psychological symptoms in addiction treatment: A pilot study. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 2(2). Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology | energypsych.org 2
  • Church, D., & Brooks, A. J. (2014). CAM and energy psychology techniques remediate PTSD symptoms in veterans and spouses. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 10(1), 24–33.
  • Church, D. & Clond, M. (2014, May). Relationship satisfaction, anxiety and depression improve following group EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques): A pilot study. Reported at the annual conference of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), Reston, VA.
  • Church, D., Sparks, T., & Clond, M. (2015). EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and resiliency in veterans at risk for PTSD: A randomized controlled trial. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing (in press).
    Church, D., De Asis, M. A., & Brooks, A. J. (2012). Brief group intervention using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for depression in college students: A randomized controlled trial. Depression Research and Treatment, 2012, 1–7. doi:10.1155/2012/257172
  • Church, D., & Downs, D. (2012). Sports confidence and critical incident intensity after a brief application of Emotional Freedom Techniques: A pilot study. Sport Journal, 15.
  • Church, D., & Feinstein, D. (2013). Energy psychology in the treatment of PTSD: Psychobiology and clinical principles. In T. Van Leeuwen & M. Brouwer (Eds.), Psychology of trauma (pp. 211–224). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Church, D., Feinstein, D., Palmer-Hoffman, J., Stein, P. K., & Tranguch, A. (2014). Empirically supported psychological treatments: The challenge of evaluating clinical innovations. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202(10), 699–709.
  • Church, D., Geronilla, L., & Dinter, I. (2009). Psychological symptom change in veterans after six sessions of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques): An observational study. International Journal of Healing and Caring, 9(1).
  • Church, D., Hawk, C., Brooks, A., Toukolehto, O., Wren, M., Dinter, I., & Stein, P. (2013). Psychological trauma symptom improvement in veterans using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques): A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201,
    153–160.
  • Church, D., & Marohn, S. (Eds.) (2013). The clinical EFT handbook: A definitive resource for practitioners, scholars, clinicians and researchers. Santa Rosa, CA: Energy Psychology Press.
  • Church, D., & Nelms, J. (2015). UPDATE THIS REFERENCE. Psychological change in a population with frozen shoulder: A randomized controlled dismantling study of clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques). Paper presented at the Association for
    Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) conference in Reston, VA, May 31, 2015. Submitted for publication.
  • Church, D., & Palmer-Hoffman, J. (2014). TBI symptoms improve after PTSD remediation with Emotional Freedom Techniques. Traumatology, 20(3), 172–181.
  • Church, D., Piña, O., Reategui, C., & Brooks, A. (2012). Single session reduction of the intensity of traumatic memories in abused adolescents after EFT: A randomized controlled pilot study. Traumatology, 18(3), 73–79. doi:10.1177/1534765611426788
  • Church, D., Sparks, T., & Clond, M. (2014, April 17). EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and resiliency in veterans at risk of PTSD: A randomized controlled pilot study. Presented at the Grand Rounds, Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas. Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology | energypsych.org 3
  • Church, D., Sparks, T., & Clond, M. (2015). EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and resiliency in veterans at risk for PTSD: A randomized controlled trial. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, (in press).
  • Church, D. & Wilde, N. (2013, May). Emotional eating and weight loss following Skinny Genes, a six week online program. Reported at the annual conference of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), Reston, VA.
  • Church, D., Yount, G., & Brooks, A. J. (2012). The effect of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) on stress biochemistry: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 891–896. doi:10.1097/NMD.0b013e31826b9fc1
  • Church, D., Yount, G., Rachlin, K., Fox, L., & Nelms, J. (2015). Epigenetic effects of PTSD remediation in veterans using Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques): A randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the Association for Comprehensive
    Energy Psychology (ACEP) conference, Reston, VA, May 30, 2015. Submitted for publication.
  • Church, D., Stern, S., Boath, E., Stewart, A., Feinstein, D., & Clond, M. (2017). Using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to treat PTSD in veterans: A review of the evidence, survey of practitioners, and proposed clinical guidelines. The Permanente Journal, 21(2), 16-23.
  • Connolly, S. M., & Sakai, C. (2012). Brief trauma intervention with Rwandan genocide survivors using Thought Field Therapy. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 13(3), 161–172.

  • Connolly, S. M., Sakai, C. E., & Oas, P. (2010). Treatment of PTSD in Rwandan child genocide survivors using Thought Field Therapy. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 12(1), 41–50.
  • Fang, J., Jin, Z., Wang, Y., Li, K., Kong, J., Nixon, E. E., . . . Hui, K. K.-S. (2009). The salient characteristics of the central effects of acupuncture needling: Limbic-paralimbicneocortical network modulation. Human Brain Mapping, 30, 1196–1206. doi:10.1002/hbm.20583
  • Feinstein, D. (2008). Energy psychology: A review of the preliminary evidence. Psychotherapy (Chicago, Ill.), 45(2), 199–213. doi:10.1037/0033-3204.45.2.199
  • Feinstein, D. (2008) Energy psychology in disaster relief. Traumatology 14(1), 124–137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1534765608315636
  • Feinstein, D. (2009). Controversies in energy psychology. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 45–56. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2009.1.1.DF
  • Feinstein, D. (2010). Rapid treatment of PTSD: Why psychological exposure with acupoint tapping may be effective. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 47, 385–402. doi:10.1037/a0021171
  • Feinstein, D. (2012). Acupoint stimulation in treating psychological disorders: Evidence of efficacy. Review of General Psychology, 16, 364–380. doi:10.1037/a0028602
  • Feinstein, D. (2012). What does energy have to do with energy psychology? Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 4(2), 59–80. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.2.DF.
  • Feinstein, D., & Church, D. (2010) Modulating gene expression through psychotherapy: The contribution of non-invasive somatic interventions. Review of General Psychology, 14(4), 283–295. doi: 10.1037/a0021252
  • Fox, L. (2013). Is acupoint tapping an active ingredient or an inert placebo in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)? A randomized controlled dismantling study. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment 5(2), 15–28.
  • Geronilla, L., McWilliams, M., & Clond, M. (2014, April 17). EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) remediates PTSD and psychological symptoms in veterans: A randomized controlled replication trial. Presented at the Grand Rounds, Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.
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  • Gurret, J-M., Caufour, C., Palmer-Hoffman, J., & Church, D. (2012). Post-earthquake rehabilitation of clinical PTSD in Haitian seminarians. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 4(2), 26–34.
  • Hartung, J., & Stein, P. (2012). Telephone delivery of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) remediates PTSD symptoms in veterans: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 4(1), 33–42. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.1.JH
  • Hill, R. (2012). Psychosocial genomics : A new vision of the psychotherapeutic arts. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 4(2), 47–58.
  • Jerrod A. Nelms, Liana Castel.  A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Trials of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for the Treatment of Depression Original Research Article EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing, Volume 12, Issue 6, November–December 2016, Pages 416-426
  • Karatzias, T., Power, K., Brown, K., McGoldrick, T., Begum, M., Young, J., . . . Adams, S. (2011). A controlled comparison of the effectiveness and efficiency of two psychological therapies for posttraumatic stress disorder: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing vs. Emotional Freedom Techniques. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 199(6), 372–378. doi:10.1097/NMD.0b013e31821cd262
  • Lane, J. (2009). The neurochemistry of counterconditioning: Acupressure desensitization in psychotherapy. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 1(1), 31–44. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2009.1.1.JRL
  • Libretto, S., Hilton, L., Gordon, S., Zhang, W., & Wesch, J. (2015). Effects of integrative PTSD treatment in active duty Service members.. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, (in press).
  • Nemiro, A., Papworth, S., & Palmer-Hoffman, J. (2015). Efficacy of two evidence-based therapies, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for the treatment of gender violence in the Congo: A randomized controlled trial.
    Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 7(2).
  • Nelms, J. & Castel, D. (2016). A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized trials of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for the treatment of depression. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 12(5), 416-426. doi: 10.1016/j.explore.2016.08.001
  • Ornish, D., Magbanua, M. J. M., Weidner, G., Weinberg, V., Kemp, C., Green, C., . . . Carroll, P. R. (2008). Changes in prostate gene expression in men undergoing an intensive nutrition and lifestyle intervention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA,
    105(24), 8369–8374.
  • Rogers, R., & Sears, S. R. (2015). Immediate effects of Emotional Freedom Techniques or “tapping” on stress symptoms: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment (in press).
  • Sebastian, B. & Papworth, S. (2015). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Presented at Tune Your Cells, Los Angeles, California, June 1. Submitted for publication.
  • Sebastian, B., & Nelms, J. (2016). The effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 13(1), 16–25. doi:10.1016/j.explore.2016.10.001
  • Stone, B., Leyden, L., & Fellows, B. (2009). Energy psychology treatment for orphan heads of households in Rwanda: An observational study. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 2(2), 73–82. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2010.2.2.BS
  • Stone, B., Leyden, L., & Fellows, B. (2009). Energy psychology treatment for posttraumatic stress in Genocide survivors in a Rwandan orphanage: A pilot investigation. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 1(1), 73–82. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2009.1.1.BS
  • Varvogli, L., & Darviri, C. (2011). Stress Management Techniques: Evidence-based procedures
    that reduce stress and promote health. Health Science Journal, 5(2), 74-89.
  • en 2012 publication dans la revue Energy Psychology 4:2 • November 2012 Post-Earthquake Rehabilitation of Clinical PTSD in Haitian Seminarians Traitement du syndrome de stress post-traumatique en Haïti (publication téléchargeable sur le site de l’IFPEC http://www.ifpec.org/ressources/)
  • en 2012 publication dans la revue Review of General Psychology Online First Publication, August 20, 2012. doi: 10.1037/a0028602 Acupoint Stimulation in Treating Psychological Disorders : Evidence of Efficacy (publication téléchargeable sur le site de l’IFPEC http://www.ifpec.org/ressources/)
  • Tapping for success: A pilot study to explore if Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) can reduce anxiety and enhance academic performance in University students :  http://journals.staffs.ac.uk/index.php/ipihe/article/view/33
  • Psychological and Physiological Symptoms of Psoriasis After Group EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Treatment: A Pilot Study http://energypsychologyjournal.org/patricia-hodge/
  • The Limits and Potentials of Energy Psychology: Lessons from Neuroscience and Outcome Research http://energypsychologyjournal.org/32-editorial-dawson-church/
  • Toutes les études scientifiques sur l’EFT http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleListURL&_method=list&_ArticleListID=-668089281&view=c&md5=f910c66092cd288ba11b05aac9b8281e&searchtype=a 
Vous pouvez aller chercher des informations complémentaires sur l’EFT ou visionner des vidéos ?
Sites anglophones

Le fondateur de la technique est Gary CRAIG, et il s’est fortement inspiré des travaux du Dr Goodheart et Roger Callahan Aujourd’hui Gary Craig après avoir arrêté son activité et confié à Dawson Church le soin de reprendre le flambeau de l’EFT ( http://www.eftuniverse.com/  , a repris son activité et son site est  http://www.emofree.com/eft/; vous trouverez dans le document Liste des références en psychologie énergétique établi par Dawson Church

Sites francophones

La formation en France en EFT reste très éparpillée mais l’IFPEC (L’Institut Français de Psychologie Energétique et Clinique) semble maintenant en mesure de coordonnées les formations en France pour obtenir une reconnaissance officielle http://www.emofree.com/eft/, et Thérapeutia (Institut de formation à la Psychologie Energétique) pour la Belgique et le Luxembourg http://www.therapeutia.com/ Des sites en français sont également consultables, notamment ceux de Jean-Michel Gurret : http://www.eftunivers.com/ et  http://www.gurret.fr/

 

Vous trouverez des tutoriels de cas pratiques EFT, dans les sites suivants :

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