Les recherches en EFT

Malgré ce que pensent la majorité des gens, la science s’intéresse à l’EFT depuis plusieurs dizaines d’années, source de nombreuses publications dans des revues spécialisées.

Vous trouverez ci-dessous une liste non exhaustive des nombreuses recherches menées sur ce sujet, principalement dans les pays anglo-saxons, précurseurs en ce domaine.

Elles sont répertoriées sur les sites :

Malheureusement pour nous autres francophones, elles sont principalement en anglais. Alors, à vos dictionnaires !

EFT Universes – Etudes répertoriées


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Performances sportives

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Douleur, et symptômes physiques


Syndrome de stress post-traumatique

Perte de poids, fringales et addiction

Etudes cliniques

Clinical Reports describe the use of EFT with various groups, e.g., university students, prisoners, refugees, or abused children. They may contain quantitative data such as scores on symptom assessments or they may describe the ways in which practitioners can work with this population.

Actions de l’EFT

The « mechanisms of action » for a technique such as EFT describe what is happening in the body during application of the technique. These papers describe the neurological, epigenetic, psychoneuroimmunological, and hormonal pathways engaged by EFT.

Articles & Meta-Analyses

Review articles gather all the evidence for a method, such as EFT, or a condition, such as phobias, PTSD, or pain. They review the studies that have been completed and draw general conclusions about the characteristics of the method. Many review articles of EFT and/or Energy Psychology have been published in peer-reviewed journals:

Rapports d’études

These studies have been presented at professional conferences or informally presented, such as in books. They have not been peer reviewed and are thus not to be relied on for the empirical rigor that the review process brings. They should be regarded as suggestive only.

Présentés à des conférences professionnellesofessional Conferences

Recherches non publiées

L’efficacité de EFT dans le traitement du stress post-traumatique
Méta analyse : Click HERE to read

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ACEP – Etudes et articles divers

Sources : la psychologie énergétique : hiérarchie d’une évidence

Dernière MAJ : 2018

Méta-analyses et revues systématiques

Par ordre chronologique inversé


Brown, R.C., Witt, A., Fegert, J.M., Keller, F., Rassenhofer, M. & Plener, P.L. (2017). Psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents after man-made and natural disasters: a meta-analysis and systematic review. Psychological Medicine, 47, 1893–1905. doi:10.1017/S0033291717000496

Sebastian, B., & Nelms, J. (2017). 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2016.10.001


Clond, M. (2016). Emotional Freedom Techniques for anxiety: A systematic review with meta-analysis. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2016 May; 204(5):388-95. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000483

Metcalf, O., Varker, T., Forbes, D., Phelps, A., Dell, L., DiBattista, A., … & O’Donnell, M. (2016). Efficacy of Fifteen Emerging Interventions for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29(1), 88-92. doi: 10.1002/jts.2207.

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(6), 416-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2016.08.001


Gilomen, S. A. & Lee, C. W. (2015). The efficacy of acupoint stimulation in the treatment of psychological distress: A meta-analysis. Journal Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, 48 (2015) 140-148.


Kalla, M. (2014). The effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for improving
the physical, mental, and emotional health of people with chronic diseases and/or mental health conditions: a systemic review protocol. JBI Database of Systemic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 12(2).http://joannabriggslibrary.org/index.php/jbisrir/article/view/1153/1861


Kim, S.Y., Yin, C.S., In, W., Kim, J-W. (2013). Trends in meridian-based psychotherapy: A review of researches on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Journal of Oriental
Neuropsychiatry 24(1), 89-100. doi: 10.7231/jon.2013.24.Spc1.089


Boath, E., Stewart, A. and Carryer, A. (2012). A narrative systematic review of the effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Staffordshire University, CPSI Monograph.

Feinstein, D. (2012). Acupoint Stimulation in Treating Psychological Disorders: Evidence of Efficacy. Review of General Psychology, 16(4), 364-380. doi:10.1037/a0028602

Essais contrôlés randomisés avec généralisabilité potentiellement forte


Gaesser, A. H. and Karan, O. C. (2017). A randomized controlled comparison of Emotional Freedom Technique and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to reduce adolescent anxiety: A pilot study. J Alt Comp Medicine 23(2), 102-08. doi:10.1089/acm.2015.0316.

Irgens, A. et al. (2017). Thought Field Therapy Compared to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Wait- List for Agoraphobia: A Randomized, Controlled Study with a 12-Month Follow-up.
Front. Psychol., https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01027

Stapleton, P., Bannatyne, A., Chatwin, H., Urzi, K-C, Porter, B. & Sheldon, T. (2017). Secondary psychological outcomes in a controlled trial of Emotional Freedom Techniques and cognitive behaviour therapy in the treatment of food cravings. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 28, 136-45. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12070.

Thomas, R., Cutinho, S. & Aranha, D. (2017). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) reduces anxiety among women undergoing durgery. Energy Psychology Journal, 9(1). doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2017.9.1.RT


Benor, Daniel. Rossiter-Thornton, John. and Toussaint, Loren. (2016). A Randomized Controlled Trial of Wholistic Hybrid Derived from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Emotional Freedom Technique (WHEE) for Self-Treatment of Pain, Depression, and Anxiety in Chronic Pain Patients. J Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/2156587216659400

Church, D., Sparks, T., Clond, M. (2016). EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and resiliency in veterans at risk for PTSD: A randomized controlled trial. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 12(5), 355-365. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2016.06.012

Church, D., Yount, G., Rachlin, K., Fox, L., & Nelms, J. (2016). Epigenetic effects of PTSD remediation in veterans using Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques): A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Health Promotion, 2016 Aug 12. doi: 10.1177/0890117116661154

Robson, R., Robson, P., Ludwig, R., Mitabu, C. & Phillips, C. (2016). Effectiveness of Thought Field Therapy Provided by Newly Instructed Community Workers to a Traumatized Population in Uganda: A Randomized Trial. Current Research in Psychology, 7(1), 1-11. doi: 10.3844/crpsp.2016.1.11.

Stapleton, P., Chatwin, H., William, M., Hutton, A. Pain, A., Porter, B. & Sheldon, T. (2016). Emotional Freedom Techniques in the treatment of unhealthy eating behaviors and related psychological constructsinadolescents:Arandomizedcontrolledpilottrial. Explore,12:113-122.


Al-Hadethe, et al., (2015). Randomised controlled study comparing two psychological therapies for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) vs. Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET). J Trauma Stress Disor Treatment, 4(4).

Babamahmoodi, et al. (2015). Emotional freedom technique (EFT) effects on psychoimmunological factors of chemically pulmonary injured veterans. Iran Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunological Disorders 14(1), 37-47.

Lee, J.W., Chung, S.Y. & Kim, J.W. (2015). A comparison of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT-I) and Sleep Hygiene Education (SHE) in a geriatric population: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology Journal, 7(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2015.05.1.JL

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).

Rogers, R. & Sears, S. (2015). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for stress in students: A randomized controlled dismantling study. Energy Psychology Journal, 7(2). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2015.11.1.RR


Church, D. (2014). Reductions in Pain, Depression, and Anxiety Symptoms After PTSD Remediation in Veterans. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 10(3), 162-69.

Gaesser, A. H. (2014). “Interventions to Reduce Anxiety for Gifted Children and Adolescents.”Doctoral Dissertations, Paper 377. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/dissertations/377

Stapleton, P., Devine, S., Chatwin, H., Porter, B. and Sheldon, T. 2014. A feasibility study: emotional freedom techniques for depression in Australian adults. Curr. Res. Psychol., 5: 19-33.http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.19.33


Bougea, A., Spandideas, N., Alexopoulos, E. et al. (2013). Effect of the Emotional Freedom Technique on Perceived Stress, Quality of Life, and Cortisol Salivary Levels in Tension-Type Headache Sufferers: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Explore, 9(2), 91–99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2012.12.005,

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 & Mental Disease, 201(2),153–160.

Connolly, S.M., Roe-Sepowitz, D., Sakai, C., & Edwards, J. (2013). Utilizing Community Resources to Treat PTSD: A Randomized Controlled Study Using Thought Field Therapy. African Journal of Traumatic Studies, 3(1), 24-32.

Stapleton, P., Church, D., Sheldon, T., Porter, B., & Carlopio, C. (2013). Depression symptoms improve after successful weight loss with emotional freedom techniques. ISRN Psychiatry, article ID 573532. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/573532


Church, D., De Asis, M., Brooks, A. (2012) Brief group intervention using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for depression in college students: A randomized controlled trial. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Depression Research and Treatment.

Connolly, S.M., & Sakai, C.E. (2012). Brief trauma symptom intervention with Rwandan genocide survivors using Thought Field Therapy. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 13 (3), 161-172.

Irgens A, Dammen T, Nysæter TE, Hoffart A. (2012). Thought Field Therapy (TFT) as a treatment for anxiety symptoms: A randomized controlled trial. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 8, 331-8. doi: 10.1016/j.explore.2012.08.002.

Stapleton, P., Sheldon, T., & Porter, B. (2012). Clinical benefits of Emotional Freedom Techniques on food cravings at 12-months follow-up: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 4(1), 13-24. doi: 10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.1.PS http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.19.33


Church, D., Piña, O., Reategui, C., & Brooks, A. (2011). Single session reduction of the intensity of traumatic memories in abused adolescents after EFT: A randomized controlled pilot study. Traumatology. doi:10.1177/1534765611426788

Church, D., Yount, G. & Brooks, A. (2011). The effect of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) on stress biochemistry: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200(10), 891– 896.

Jones, S., Thornton, J. & Andrews, H. (2011). Efficacy of EFT in reducing public speaking anxiety: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, Treatment, 3(1).

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 & Mental Disease, 199(6), 372-378. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e31821cd262

Salas, M., Brooks, A., & Rowe, J. (2011). The immediate effect of a brief energy psychology intervention (Emotional Freedom Techniques) on specific phobias: A pilot study. Explore, 7, 155- 161.

Stein, P. & Brooks, A. (2011). Efficacy of EFT provided by coaches versus licensed therapists in veterans with PTSD. Energy Psychology Journal: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 3(1).


Baker, A. H., & Siegel, L. S. (2010). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) reduces intense fears: A partial replication and extension of Wells et al. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 2(2), p 13-30. doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2010.2.2.AHB.LSS

Schoninger, B. & Hartung, J. (2010). Changes on self-report measures of public speaking anxiety following treatment with Thought Field Therapy. 
Energy Psychology: Theory, Practice, Research, 2(1).

Stapleton, P., Sheldon, T., Porter, B., & Whitty, J. (2010). A randomized clinical trial of a meridian- based intervention for food cravings with six month follow-up. Behaviour Change, 28(1), 1-16.


Church, D. (2009). The Effect of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) on athletic performance: A randomized controlled blind trial. The Open Sports Sciences Journal, 9, 94-99.


Brattberg, G. (2008). Self-administered EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) in individuals with fibromyalgia: a randomized trial. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, August/September 2008.


Elder, C., Ritenbaugh, C. et al. (2007). Randomized trial of two mind-body interventions for weight loss maintenance. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 13(1), 67-78.

Schoninger, B. (2004). Efficacy of Thought Field Therapy (TFT) as a treatment modality for persons with public speaking anxiety. Dissertation Abstracts International, 65 (10), 5455. (UMI No. AAT 3149748)

Wells, S., Polglase, K., Andrews, H. B., Carrington, P. & Baker, A. H. (2003). Evaluation of a meridian- based intervention, emotional freedom techniques (EFT), for reducing specific phobias of small animals. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 59(9) 943-966.

Kober A., Scheck, T., Greher, M., Lieba, F., Fleischhackl, R., Fleischhackl, S. . . . & Hoerauf, K. (2002). Pre-hospital analgesia with acupressure in victims of minor trauma: A prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 95(3), 723-727.

Essais contrôlés randomisés avec généralisabilité limitée


Chatwin, H., Stapleton, P.B., Porter, B., Devine, S., & Sheldon, T. (2016). The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Emotional Freedom Techniques in Reducing Depression and Anxiety among Adults: A Pilot Trial. Integrative Medicine, 15(2), 27-34.


Reynolds, A. (2015). Is acupoint stimulation an active ingredient in Emotional Freedom Techniques? A controlled trial of treacher burnout. Energy Psychology Journal, 7(1).
doi 10.9769/EPJ.2015.05.1.AR


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), 15-26.


Church, D., De Asis, M., & Brooks, A. J. (2012). Brief group intervention using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for depression in college students: A randomized controlled trial. Depression Research & Treatment, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/257172

Jain, S. et al. (2012). Healing touch with guided imagery for PTSD in returning active duty military: A randomized controlled trial. Military Medicine,177(9), 1015.

Jain, S., & Rubino, A. (2012). The effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for optimal test performance: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 4(2), 13-24. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.2.SJ


Fitch, J., Di Girolamo, J. A., & Schmuldt, L.M. (2011). The Efficacy of Primordial Energy Activation and Transcendence (PEAT) for Public Speaking Anxiety. Energy Psychology Journal, 4(1). doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2011.3.2.JF

Moritz, S., Aravena, S.C., Guczka, S. Schilling, L., Eichenberg, C., Raubart G., Seebeck, A., & Jelinek, L. (2011). Knock and it will be opened to you? An examination of meridian-tapping in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). J. Behav. Ther. & Exp.Psychiat. 42, 81-88.

Zhang, Ying; Feng, Bin; Xie, Jian-ping; Xu, Fang-zhong; and Chen, Jiong. (2011). Clinical Study on Treatment of the Earthquake-caused Post-traumatic Stress Disorder by Cognitive-behavior Therapy and Acupoint Stimulation. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 31(1): 60-63.


Benor, D. J., Ledger, K., Toussaint, L., Hett, G., & Zaccaro, D. (2009). Pilot study of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Wholistic Hybrid derived from EMDR and EFT (WHEE) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for treatment of test anxiety in university students. Explore, 5(6).

Sezgin, N., Ozcan, B., Church, D., (2009). The effect of two psychophysiological techniques (Progressive Muscular Relaxation and Emotional Freedom Techniques) on test anxiety in high school students: A randomized blind controlled study. International Journal of Healing and Caring, 9(1).


Pignotti, M. (2005). Thought Field Therapy Voice Technology vs. Random Meridian Point Sequences: A Single-blind Controlled Experiment. Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, 4(1), 2005, 38-47.


Andrade, J. & Feinstein, D. (2004). Preliminary report of the first large-scale study of energy psychology. Energy Psychology Interactive: Rapid Interventions for Lasting Change. Ashland, OR: Innersource.


Waite, L. W. & Holder, M.D. (2003). Assessment of the Emotional Freedom Technique: An alternative treatment for fear. The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, 2 (1) 20-26.


Hui, K. K. S, Liu, J., Makris, N., Gollub, R. W., Chen, A. J. W., Moore, C. I., . . . Kwong, K. K. (2000). Acupuncture modulates the limbic system and subcortical gray structures of the human brain: Evidence from fMRI studies in normal subjects. Human Brain Mapping, 9, 13-25. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0193(2000)9:1<13::AID-HBM2>3.0.CO;2-F

Autres études publiées dans la presse scientifique


Boath, E., Good, R., Tsaroucha, A., Stewart, A., Pitch, S. & Boughey, A. (2017). Tapping your way to success: using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to reduce anxiety and improve communication skills in social work students. Journal of Social Work Education, 36(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2017.1297394

Saleh, B., Tiscione, M., & Freedom, J. (2017). The Effect of Emotional Freedom Techniques on Patients with Dental Anxiety: A Pilot Study. Energy Psychology Journal, 9(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2017.9.1.BS

Stapleton, P.B., Mackay., E., Chatwin, H., Murphy, D., Porter, B., Thibault, S., Sheldon, T. & Pidgeon, A.M. (2017). Effectiveness of a School-Based Emotional Freedom Techniques Intervention for Promoting Student Wellbeing. Adolescent Psychiatry, accepted 6th June 2017.


Maharaj, M. E. (2016). Differential gene expression after Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) treatment: A novel pilot protocol for salivary mRNA assessment. Energy Psychology: Theory,Research, and Treatment, 8(1), 17–32. doi:10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.MM
Libretto, S., Hilton, L. Gordon, S. and Zhang, W. (2015). Effects of integrative PTSD treatment in amilitary health setting. Energy Psychology Journal, 7(2). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2015.11.1.SL


Pfrommer, et al., (2015). Heart Assisted Therapy-Self-Regulation (HAT-SR) for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia. Gerontol Geriatr Res 2015, S4:005


Baker, B. Hoffman, C. (2014). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to reduce the side effects associated with tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitor use in women with breast cancer: A ser- vice evaluation. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 7(2), 136-42.

Boath, E., Stewart, A. & Rolling, C. (2014). The impact of EFT and matrix reimprinting on the civilian survivors of war in Bosnia: A pilot study. Curr. Res. Psychol., 5: 64-72. http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.64.72

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., & Palmer-Hoffman, J. (2014). TBI symptoms improve after PTSD remediation with Emotional Freedom Techniques. Traumatology, 20(3), 172-181.

Lee, S-W., Lee, Y-J., Yoo, S-W., Lee, R-D., Park, S-J. (2014). Case series of panic disorder patients treated with Oriental Medical treatments and EFT. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, 25(1), 13- 28. doi:10.7231/jon.2014.25.1.013.

Ortner, N., Palmer-Hoffman, J., Clond, M. (2014). Effects of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) on the Reduction of Chronic Pain in Adults: A Pilot Study. Energy Psychology Journal, 6(2).
doi 10.9769/EPJ.2014.11.2.NO.JH.MC

Song, S-Y., Lee, J-H., Suh, J-W., Kwon, C-Y., & Kim, J-W. (2014). Qualitative analysis of the influence of an Emotion Freedom Techniques (EFT) group treatment program for Hwa-Byung (suppressed anger) patients. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, 25(1), 29-38.
doi: 10.7231/jon.2014.25.1.029.

Stapleton, P., Devine, S., Chatwin, H., Porter, B. and Sheldon, T. 2014. A feasibility study: emotional freedom techniques for depression in Australian adults. Curr. Res. Psychol., 5: 19-33.http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.19.33


Boath, E. Stewart, A. Carryer, A. (2013). Is Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Generalizable? Comparing Effects in Sport Science Students Versus Complementary Therapy Students. Energy Psychology Journal, 5(2). doi 10.9769.EPJ.2013.5.2.EB.AC.AS.SU

Boath, E., Stewart, A., Carryer, A. (2013). Tapping for success: A pilot study to explore if Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) can reduce anxiety and enhance academic performance in University students. Innovative Practice in Higher Education, 1(3).

Church, D., & Brooks, A. J. (2013). 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., & 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).

Stewart A, Boath E, Carryer A, Walton I, Hill L. (2013). Can Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) be effective in the treatment of emotional conditions? Results of a service evaluation in Sandwell. Journal of Psychological Therapies in Primary Care 2:71-84.

Stewart, A., Boath, E., Carryer, A., Walton, I., Hill, L., Phillips, D. & Dawson, K. (2013). Can Matrix Reimprinting using EFT be effective in the treatment of emotional conditions? Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 5(1), 13-18.


Boath, E., Stewart, A. & Carryer, A. (2012). Tapping for PEAS: Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) in reducing Presentation Expression Anxiety Syndrome (PEAS) in University students. Innovative Practice in Higher Education, 1(2).

Church, D., & Downs, D. (2012). Sports confidence and critical incident intensity after a brief application of Emotional Freedom Techniques: A pilot study. The Sport Journal, 15.

Darby, D. & Hartung, J. (2012). Thought field therapy for blood-injection-injury phobia: A pilot study. Energy Psychology Journal, 4(1), 25-32.

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), 33-40.

Harper, M. (2012). Taming the amygdala: An EEG analysis of exposure therapy for the traumatized. Traumatology, 18(2), 61-74. do:10.1177/1534765611429082.

Hartung, J. & Stein, P. (2012). Telephone delivery of EFT (emotional freedom techniques) remediates PTSD symptoms in veterans. Energy Psychology Journal, 4(1), 33-40.

Llewellyn-Edwards, T., & Llewellyn-Edwards, M. (2012). The effect of EFT (emotional freedom techniques) on soccer performance. Fidelity: Journal for the National Council of Psychotherapy, 47, 14 – 19.


Fitch, J., Schmuldt, L., & Rudick, K. L. (2011). Reducing state communication anxiety for public speaker. An energy psychology pilot study. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6(3), 178-192.

Hodge, P. & Jurgens, C. (2011). A Pilot Study of the Effects of Emotional Freedom Techniques in Psoriasis. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research & Treatment, 3(2).

Lee, Jung-Hwan, Suh, Hynu-Uk, Chung, Sun-Yong, & Kim, Jong-Woo. (2011). A Preliminary study for the evaluation of the effects of EFT for insomnia in the elderly. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry. 22(4),101-109.

Palmer-Hoffman, J. & Brooks, A. (2011). Psychological symptom change after group application of Emotional Freedom Techniques. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 3(1), 57-72.

Temple, G., & Mollon, P. (2011). Reducing anxiety in dental patients using EFT: A pilot study. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research & Treatment, 3(2).


Church, D. & Brooks, A. (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, Oct/Nov 2010.

Hammond, M. & Boltman, M. (2010). The Energy of Reading Project. Unpublished uncontrolled outcome study. www.energyoflearning.com.

Haynes, T. (2010). Effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques on Occupational Stress for Preschool Teachers. PhD Dissertation. UMI 3412819. UMI Dissertation Publishing.

Sakai, C., Connolly, S., 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.

Stone, B., Leyden, L. & Fellows, B. (2010). Energy Psychology treatment for orphan heads of households in Rwanda: An observational study. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research and Treatment, 2(2).


Church, D. (2009). The treatment of combat trauma in veterans using EFT: A pilot protocol. Traumatology, 15(1), 45-55.

Church, D., & Geronilla, L. (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.

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, & Treatment, 1(1), 73-82.


Lambrou, P., Pratt, G., & Chevalier, G. (2005). Physiological and psychological effects of a mind/body therapy on claustrophobia. Journal of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine 14(3), 239-251.

Rowe, J. (2005). The effects of EFT on long-term psychological symptoms. Counseling and Clinical Psychology Journal, 2(3):104.

Swingle, P., Pulos, L., & Swingle, M. K. (2005). Neurophysiological indicators of EFT treatment of post traumatic stress. Journal of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine. 15, 75-86.


Darby, D. W. (2002). The efficacy of Thought Field Therapy as a treatment modality for individuals diagnosed with blood-injection-injury phobia. Dissertation Abstracts International, 64 (03), 1485B. (UMI No. 3085152)

Folkes, C. (2002). Thought field therapy and trauma recovery. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 4, 99-103.


Sakai, C. S., Paperny, D., Mathews, M., Tanida, G., Boyd, G., & Simons, A. (2001). Thought field therapy clinical application: Utilization in an HMO in behavioral medicine and behavioral health services. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57, 1215-1227. doi: 10.1002/jclp.1088.


Carbonell, J. & Figley, C. (1999). A systematic clinical demonstration project of promising PTSD treatment approaches. Traumatology, 5(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/153476569900500106


Carbonell, J.L. (1995). An experimental study of TFT and acrophobia. The Thought Field, 2(3).


Wade, J. F. (1990). The effects of the Callahan phobia treatment techniques on self concept. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. The Professional School of Psychological Studies, San Diego, CA.

Études d’enquête sur les observations des praticiens

Feinstein, D. (2016). A survey of Energy Psychology practitioners: Who they are, what they do, who they help. Energy Psychology Journal 8(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.DF

Kalla, M. (2016). Supporting chronic disease healthcare through remote Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) treatment and self-care: An evaluation using the WHO determinants of health. Energy Psychology Journal, 7(2). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.MK

Kalla, M., Simmons, M., Robinson, A., & Stapleton, P. (2016). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) as a practice for supporting chronic disease healthcare: A Practitioners’ Perspective.
Disability and Rehabilitation, online paper ahead of publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1306125

Chalmers, J. S. (2015). An exploration of the experiences of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) practitioners. Unpublished master’s dissertation. University of Northampton, UK. http://tinyurl.com/zfmyf4a

White, I. C. (2015). It helps me to love my work: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of the senior therapist experience of using Energy Psychology in Psychotherapy for Trauma. Master’s thesis. http://hdl.handle.net/10788/2054

Mason, E. (2012). Energy psychology and psychotherapy: A study of the use of energy psychology in psychotherapy practice. Counselling & Psychotherapy Research, 12(3), 224-32.

Schulz, K. (2009). Integrating energy psychology into treatment for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 15-22.

Etudes de cas cliniques

Minewiser, L. (2017). Six Sessions of Emotional Freedom Techniques Remediate One Veteran’s Combat-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Medical Acupuncture, 29(4): 249-253.

Steel, J.M. (2016). Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT) for reducing stress and increasing self- esteem: A self-study. Energy Psychology Journal, 8(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.JMS

Sheldon, T., (2014). Psychological intervention including emotional freedom techniques for an adult with motor vehicle accident related posttraumatic stress disorder: A case study. Curr. Res. Psychol., 5: 40-63. http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.40.63

Kim, S-J., Ryu, C-G., Cho, A-R., Seo, J-H., Kim, J-N., Sung, W-Y., & Park, J-H. (2012). A case report of a somatization disorder patient with histrionic personality disorder. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, 23(2), 85-98. doi:10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.085

Lee, H-J. (2012). Effect of trance techniques on emotion and pain: Utilizing NLP and EFT. Unpublished master’s thesis, Kwangju Women’s University.

Lee, K-S. (2012). The effect of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) on students’ video game addiction. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Korea National University of Education.

McCallion, F. (2012). Emotional freedom techniques for dyslexia: A case study. Energy Psychology Journal, 4(2). doi: 10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.2.FM

Rotheram, M., Maynard, I., Thomas, O. Bawden, M. & Francis, L. (2012). Preliminary evidence for the treatment of Type 1 ‘Yips’: The efficacy of the Emotional Freedom Techniques. The Sports Psychologist, 26, 551-570.

Burk, L. (2010). Single session EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for stress-related symptoms after motor vehicle accidents. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, (2010), 2(1), 65-72.

Connais, C. (2009). The effectiveness of emotional freedom technique on the somatic symptoms of fibromyalgia, 3372777 Psy.D. United States e Colorado: The University of the Rockies. Retrieved from http://0-search.proquest.com.prospero. murdoch.edu.au/docview/305082332?accountid1⁄412629. ProQuest Dissertations.

Craig, G., Bach, D., Groesbeck, G., & Benor, D. (2009). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) For traumatic brain injury. International Journal of Healing and Caring, (2009, May), 9(2), 1-12.

Diepold, J. H., Jr., & Goldstein, D. (2009). Thought field therapy and QEEG changes in the treatment of trauma: A case study. Traumatology, 15, 85-93.

Lee, J-W., Cha, H-J., Seo, Y-M., Seo, D-W., & Park, S-J. (2009). A case report of Schizophreni form Disorder treated by Oriental Medical Treatment and Emotional Freedom Tech- niques. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry. 20(2), 207-216.

Schulz, K. (2009). Integrating energy psychology into treatment for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 15-22.

Swack, J. (2009). Elimination of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other psychiatric symptoms in a disabled Vietnam veteran with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in just six sessions using Healing from the Body Level Up methodology, an energy psychology approach. International Journal of Healing and Caring, 9(3).

Chun, Y-H., & Kim, B-K. (2008) A case study of Tourette’s Syndrome with adjunct neurofeedback treatment. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, 19(3), 277-288.

McCarty, W. A., (2008). Clinical story of a 6-year-old boy’s eating phobia: An integrated approach utilizing prenatal and perinatal psychology with energy psychology’s Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) in a surrogate nonlocal application. Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health, 21(2), 117-139.

Nicosia, G. (2008). World Trade Center Tower 2 survivor: EP Treatment of long-term PTSD: A case study. Paper presented at the Tenth International ACEP (Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology) conference, Albuquerque.

Seo, J-H., Kang, H-Sun., Kim, Ja-Y., Sung, W-Y., Na, Y-J., & Kim, J-W. (2007). A case report of a patient with weakness of heart and gall bladder type somatization disorder induced by stress. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, 18(3), 249-260.

Callahan, J. (2004). Using Thought Field Therapy® (TFT) to support and complement a medical treatment for cancer: A case history. The International Journal of Healing and Caring, 4(3).

Bray, R.L. (2003). Working through traumatic stress without the overwhelming responses. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 12, 103-124.

Rapports d’observation systématiques

Stapleton., P., Chatwin., H., Shepperd, L., & McSwan, J. (2016). The Lived Experience of Chronic Pain and the Impact of Brief Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Group Therapy on Coping. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 8(2), 18-28.

Feinstein, D. (2016). A survey of Energy Psychology practitioners: Who they are, what they do, who they help. Energy Psychology Journal 8(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.DF

Robson, P. & Robson, H. (2012). The Challenges and opportunities of introducing Thought Field Therapy (TFT) following the Haiti earthquake. Energy Psychology Journal, 4(1). doi:10.9769/EPJ.2012.4.1.PR

Swingle, P. (2010). Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) as an effective adjunctive treatment in the neurotherapeutic treatment of seizure disorders. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 2(1), 29-38.

Dinter, I. (2009). Working with military service members and veterans: A field report of obstacles and opportunities. Energy Psychology Journal 1(1). doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2009.1.1.ID

Gallo, F. (2009). Energy psychology in rehabilitation: Origins, clinical applications, and theory. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 57-72.

Lubin, H. & Schneider, T. (2009). Change Is possible: EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) with life- sentence and veteran prisoners at San Quentin state prison. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 83-88.

Pasahow R. J. (2009). Energy Psychology and Thought Field Therapy in the treatment of tinnitus. Int Tinnitus Journal, 15(2):130-133.

Schulz, K. (2009). Integrating energy psychology into treatment for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 15-22.

Dinter, I. (2008). Veterans: Finding their way home with EFT. International Journal of Healing and Caring, 8(3).

Morikawa, A. I. H. (2005). Toward the clinical applications of Thought Field Therapy to the treatment of bulimia nervosa in Japan. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, California Coast University, Santa Ana.

Green, M.M. (2002). Six trauma imprints treated with combination intervention: Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Thought Field Therapy (TFT) or Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Traumatology, 8(1), 18.

Yancey, V. (2002). The use of Thought Field Therapy in educational settings. Dissertation Abstracts International, 63 (07), 2470A. (UMI No. 3059661)

Callahan, R. (2001). Raising and lowering HRV: Some clinical findings of Thought Field Therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(10), 1175-86.

Callahan, R. (2001). The impact of Thought Field Therapy on heart rate variability. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(10), 1153-1170.

Johnson, C., Shala, M., Sejdijaj, X., Odell, R., & Dabishevci, D. (2001). Thought Field Therapy: Soothing the bad moments of Kosovo. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(10), 1237- 1240.

Pignotti, M., & Steinberg, M. (2001). Heart rate variability as an outcome measure for Thought Field Therapy in clinical practice. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(10), 1193-1206.

Rapports divers

Il y a plusieurs milliers de rapports effectués sur l’efficacité des thérapies énergétiques, visibles ici :

• www.remarkablerecoveries.com
• http://www.eftuniverse.com/faqs/eft-tapping-case-studies

Articles théoriques et critiques

Church, D. & Feinstein, D. (2017). The Manual Stimulation of Acupuncture Points in the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Review of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques. Medical Acupuncture, 29(4): 249-253.

Church, D., Stern, S., Boath, E., Stewart, A. Feinstein, D. & Clond, M. (2017). Emotional Freedom Techniques to treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans: Review of the evidence, survey of practitioners and proposed clinical guidelines. Permanente Journal, 21. doi: 10.7812/TPP/16-100.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28678690

Leskowitz, E. (2017). Integrative Medicine for Military Injuries: Special Issue of Medical Acupuncture. Medical Acupuncture, 29(4). Doi: 10.1089/acu.2017.29058.1es

Feinstein, D. (2016). A survey of Energy Psychology practitioners: Who they are, what they do, who they help. Energy Psychology Journal 8(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.DF

Kalla, M. (2016). Supporting Chronic Disease Healthcare Through Remote Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Treatment and Self-care: An Evaluation Using the WHO Determinants of Health. Energy Psychology Journal, 7(2). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2016.8.1.MK

Kalla, M. & Stapleton, P. (2016). How Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) may be utilizing memory reconsolidation mechanisms for therapeutic change in neuropsychiatric disorders such as PTSD and phobia: A proposed model. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, in press.

Kos, J.L. (2016). A Study of Energy Psychology and the efficacy of Emotional Freedom Techniques intrauma-focused therapy. Doctoral dissertation, California Southern University, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2016. 10195462. https://search.proquest.com/openview/f300cc0b9d44995d648ddcb35d1ccd98/1?pq- origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

Rancour, P. (2016). The Emotional Freedom Technique: Finally, a unifying theory for the practice of holistic nursing, or too good to be true? J Holist Nurs. 2016 May 11. pii: 0898010116648456.

Bakker, G. (2015). A bigger swamp is still a swamp: Comments on Feinstein (2014). Energy Psychology Journal, 6(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2014.6.1.GB

Feinstein, D. (2015). Calling an avalanche a swamp: Comments on Bakker (2014). Energy Psychology Journal, 6(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2014.6.1.DF

Feinstein, D. (2015). Comments on “The current status of Energy Psychology”: Growing evidence for extraordinary claims. Energy Psychology Journal, 6(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2014.6.1.DF

Gaudiano, B., Brown, L., Miller, I. (2015). Old wine in new bottles: Response to Sise et al. Energy Psychology Journal, 6(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2014.6.1.BG.LB.IM

Schwarz, R. (2015). Deconstructing the six anti-scientific strategies for denying a highly effective therapy. Energy Psychology Journal, 6(1). doi 10.9769/EPJ.2014.6.1.AS

Sise, M., Leskowitz,L., Stein, P. & Tranguch, A. (2015). Critical thinking in the energy therapies: Comments on Gaudiano. Energy Psychology Journal, 6(1).

Benor, D.J., 2014. Energy psychology practices and theories of new combinations of psychotherapy. Curr. Res. Psychol., 5: 1-18. http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.1.18

Church, D., Feinstein, D., Palmer-Hoffman, J., Stein, P. and Tranguch, A. (2014). Empirically Supported Psychological Treatments: The Challenge of Evaluating Clinical Innovations. Nervous & Mental Disease, 202(10), 699-709. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000188

Journal of Dunnewold, A.L., 2014. Thought field therapy efficacy following large scale traumatic events. Curr. Res. Psychol., 5: 34-39. http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/crpsp.2014.34.39

Lake, J. (2014). A Review of select CAM modalities for the prevention and treatment of PTSD. Psychiatric Times; July 25, 2014. http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/integrative-psychiatry/review- select-cam-modalities-prevention-and-treatment-ptsd

Mollon, P. (2014). Attachment and Energy Psychology: Explorations at the interface of bodily, mental, relational, and transpersonal aspects of human behavior and experience. In Talking Bodies (Ed. K. White), London: Karnac.

Aung, S., Fay, H., Hobbs, R. (2013). Traditional Chinese medicine as a basis for treating psychiatric disorders: A review of theory with illustrative cases. Medical Acupuncture, 25(6): 398-406.

Church, D. (2013). Clinical EFT as an evidence-based practice for the treatment of psychological and physiological conditions. Psychology, 4(8). http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=35751

Bakker, G. M. (2013). The current status of energy psychology: Extraordinary claims with less than ordinary evidence. Clinical Psychologist. Article first published online. doi:10.1111/cp.12020

Feinstein, D. (2013). EP Treatments Over a Distance: The Curious Phenomenon of “Surrogate Tapping.” Energy Psychology Journal, 5(1). doi: 10.9769.EPJ.2013.5.1.DF

Gallo, F. (2013). Energy for Healing Trauma Energy Psychology and the Efficient Treatment of Trauma and PTSD. Energy Psychology Journal, 5(1).

Kim, S.Y.; Yin, C.S.; In, W.; Kim, J-W. (2013). Trends in meridian-based psychotherapy: A review of researches on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry 24(1), 89-100. Doi: 10.7231/jon.2013.24.Spc1.089

Stapleton, P., Porter, B., & Sheldon, T. (2013). Quitting smoking: How to use Emotional Free dom Techniques. The International Journal of Healing and Caring, 13(1), 1-9.

Church, D., Feinstein, D. (2012). The psychobiology and clinical principles of energy psychology treatments for PTSD: A review. In T. Van Leeuwen and M. Brouwer Editors, Psychology of Trauma. Hauppage, NY: Nova Publishers.

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., Moore, D. & Teplitz, D. (2012). Addressing emotional blocks to healing in an energy medicine practice: Ethical and clinical guidelines. Energy Psychology Journal, 4(1).

Gaudiano, B. A., Brown, L. A., & Miller, I. W. (2012). Tapping their patients’ problems away?: Characteristics of psychotherapists using energy meridian techniques. Research on Social Work Practice, 22, 647-655. doi:10.1177/1049731512448468

Gruder, D. (2012). Controversial 2008 research review published in Psychotherapy finds new support. Psychotherapy 47(3), 39-42.

Sojcher, R., Perlman, A. & Fogerite, S. (2012). Evidence and potential mechanisms for mindfulness practices and energy psychology for obesity and binge-eating disorder. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 8(5), 271-276.

Freedom, J. (2011). Energy psychology: The future of therapy? Noetic News: http://www.noetic.org/noetic/issue-thirteen-august/energy-psychology/

Kwon, Y-J., & Cho, S-H. (2011). Oriental medical interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder: A model of Oriental Medicine for disaster mental health. Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, 22(4), 77-86.

Varvogli, L., & Darviri, C. (2011). Stress Management Techniques: Evidence-based procedures that reduce stress and promote health. Health Science Journal, 5(2), 74-89.

Church, D. (2010). Your DNA is not your destiny: Behavioral epigenetics and the role of emotions in health. Anti Aging Medical Therapeutics, October 2010.

Church, D., Brooks, A. (2010). Application of Emotional Freedom Techniques. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, 9(4), 46-48.

Feinstein, D. (2010). The case for energy psychology. Psychotherapy Networker, Nov/Dec 2010.

Feinstein, D. (2010). Rapid treatment of PTSD: Why psychological exposure with acupoint tapping maybe effective. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 47(3), 385-402.

Feinstein, D. & Church, D. (2010). Modulating gene expression through psychotherapy:The contributiono f non-invasive somatic interventions. Review of General Psychology, 14, 283-295. Jeong, Y-J. (2010). EFT for freedom of mind and body: A review. Journal of the Korean Society of Jungshin Science, 14(2), 61-75.

Pasahow, R.J. (2010). Methodological problems in Waite & Holder (2003) preclude meaningful interpretations about Emotional Freedom Techniques. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 2(2). doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2010.2.2.RP

Baker, A. H., Carrington, P., Putilin, D. (2009). Theoretical and methodological problems in research on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and other meridian therapies. Psychology Journal, 6(2), 34- 46.

Feinstein, D. (2009). Controversies in energy psychology. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 45-56.

Feinstein, D. (2009). Facts, paradigms, and anomalies in the acceptance of energy psychology: A rejoinder to McCaslin’s (2009) and Pignotti and Thyer’s (2009) comments on Feinstein (2008a). Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. 46, 262-269. doi 10.1037/a0016086

Lane, J. (2009). The neurochemistry of counterconditioning: Acupressure desensitization in psychotherapy. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 1(1), 31-44.

McCaslin, D. (2009). A review of efficacy claims in energy psychology. Psychotherapy: Research, Practice, Training, 46, 249-256. doi:10.1037/a0016025

Pignotti, M., & Thayer, B. (2009). Some comments on “Energy psychology: A review of the evidence.” Premature conclusions based on incomplete evidence? Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 46(2), 257-261. doi: 10-1037/a0016027.

Feinstein, D. (2008). Energy psychology: a review of the preliminary evidence. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. 45(2), 199-213.

Feinstein, D. (2008) Energy psychology in disaster relief. Traumatology 141:1, 124-137.
Lynch, E. (2007). Emotional acupuncture. Nursing Standard—Royal College of Nursing, 21(50), 24-29.
Mollon, P. (2007). Thought Field Therapy and its derivatives: Rapid relief of mental health problems through tapping on the body. Primary Care and Community Psychiatry. 12[3-4], 123-127.

Flint, G., Lammers, W. & Mitnick, D. (2006). Emotional Freedom Techniques: A safe treatment intervention for many trauma based issues. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 12 (1-2), 125-50. doi:10.1300/J146v12n01_07

Ruden, R.A. (2005). A neurobiological basis for the observed peripheral sensory modulation of emotional responses. Traumatology 11(3), 145-158. doi: 10.1177/153476560501100301

Devilly, G. J. (2005). Power therapies and possible threats to the science of psychology and psychiatry. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39, 437-445.
doi: 10.1080/j.1440-1614.2005.01601.x

Rubik B. (2002). The biofield hypothesis: Its biophysical basis and role in medicine. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8:703-717.

Hooke, W. (1998). A review of thought field therapy. Traumatology, 3(2).

Articles divers

Free ReportsThe Science Behind Energy Psychology – Quick FactsPsychoenergetic Reversals: The #1 Block to Therapy and How to Clear Them  Key Articles
 Definition of Energy Psychology

Acupoint Stimulation in Treating Psychological Disorders by David Feinstein, PhD, Review of General Psychology

The Limits of Talk: Bessel van der Kolk Wants to Transform the Treatment of Trauma, Psychotherapy Networker

Debunking the ‘Pseudoscience’ Debunkers by Phil Mollon, PhD, Clinical Psychology Forum

ACEP Position On Wikipedia’s failure to follow its own policies regarding Energy Psychology Articles 

EFT international

Science Behind Energy Psychology (.docx)

Hierarchy of EFT Research (.docx)

Etudes de cas EFT – Dr. Liz Boath, professeur à l’université de Staffordshire.

Recherches préparatoires

The City Birth Trauma Scale
PHQ9-GAD7 Questionnaire
Outcome measures with LTC
IES-R Form
Health Anxiety Inventory
CORE Outcome measure
BDI- II 03 Sep 2007
Beck’s Hopelessness Scale

Echelles de mesures :

Copy of Beck’s Hopelessness Scale – Scoring
IES-R Info
IES-R Use Issues January 2008
IES-R Scoring
Image_1_Development of a Measure of Postpartum PTSD_ The City Birth Trauma Scale
Research Info sheet Final Accessible 7.05.08
SA-45 scoring
Therapist Guidelines Administration of CORE LD –