Energy Therapy and EFT Tapping to Clear the Right Issue

By Anne Merkel, Ph.D.

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Often clients request support for a certain issue and come to a session wanting to jump right into an energy therapy EFT tapping sequence for that issue. A good practitioner knows that the client’s conscious issue of choice may very well NOT be the emotional issue that requires attention!

Dr. X presented with an issue about not being able to easily call his chiropractic patients when they had not been seen for quite awhile. He was told by many practice management groups that the personal call from the doctor would bring the patients back and help to support growth in his practice.

During the first session with Dr. X we utilized NET / Neuro Emotional Technique to find out if there were specific emotional blockages keeping him from feeling free to use the telephone or to excel in his present life. Heart meridian issues of rejection pointed back to early childhood abuse, neglect, shame based on misunderstandings of others, among other issues. We used some NET spinal tapping, EFT point tapping, and laser point therapy to clear these past traumas.

Then the paralysis set in and Dr. X spent a week in limbo, unable to make any calls or do anything seemingly beneficial to his practice. Dr. X still wanted to focus on his resistance to making phone calls, and obviously there were deeper issues ready to be cleared. 

When guided through a personal values assessment it seemed that two issues came up.

1. He really wanted to make “being proactive and able to take action” his number one or two priority, but it ended up sliding to last in his list of life priorities.

2. He had a high level of emotional charge on fear of losing his mental capacities and being unable to practice chiropractic.

Instead of more focus on the telephone issue we focused on the “losing it all” issue which had quite a lot of emotion and pain associated with it. Seems like his mentor, another chiropractor, had developed dementia and had literally lost it all while Dr. X could only watch the suffering. This had to be cleared to allow Dr. X to move forward in his practice at this stage of his life.

Although Dr. X was starting to make phone calls and had actually placed several calls during his first energy therapy session, there was still inner resistance. We focused on clearing out all of the “shoulds” and resistant feelings related to making calls and anything else that showed up. Then we focused on tapping in the concept of creating a normal routine of calling each patient on his/her birthday. In this way the routine would become part of the patient protocol instead of a separate act that could be put off indefinitely. This cleared some more resistance and Dr. X went off and made twenty calls.

After a two week break Dr. X called in for his next session, whereupon he was presented with the question: “How impactful do you feel making patient phone calls really is on your practice?”  His reply was that he didn’t really feel that they would make that much of a difference. So, here was evidence that he had been led to believe that maybe some outside action would provide results when his own belief was that inside changes in attitude would be most advantageous to building his practice. In this session we ended up focusing on creating the vibration to attract the best patients into the practice and clearing any resistance in Dr. X to feeling worthy of having this high caliber of person step forward and enter the office door… in multiple numbers! We ended the session with Dr. X feeling light, exhilarated, excited, optimistic, and energized. He had more fun during this session because we had cleared so much of the heavy energy out previously that now he could easily hold the higher vibrational attracting energy.

So, the moral to this story is… there is always room for improvement, and sometimes the more obvious route is not the true one when it comes to energy therapy and the psychological aspects of working with a client. There are always a variety of issues that can be dealt with in order to reap the desired rewards.


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Author's Bio:

Dr. Anne Merkel is a Certified Whole Person Success & Wellness Coach, Energy Psychologist utilizing NET and EFT, and doctoral student of classical Naturopathy. She works with clients world-wide in-person and by phone or SKYPE. Learn more at: http://ArielaGroup.com or http://MyEFTCoach.com , or call 706-374-6460.


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