Tapping Your Way to Success!
Research & Studies:
Using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
aka Tapping to reduce anxiety and improve communication
skills in social work students
Many of us know first-hand how anxiety and fear can undermine our best intentions when we are in the spotlight: test taking, performance, public speaking, etc.
The following study addresses how the application of EFT has shown success in reducing anxiety and improving communication skills in social work students.
2017: From Journal of Social Work Education Authors: Elizabeth Boath, Rachel Good, Anna Tsaroucha, Tony Stewart, Sheila Pitch & Adam J. Boughey
Quantitative findings indicated participants reported significantly less subjective distress and anxiety after using EFT. Qualitative findings indicated three themes whereby participants found EFT calming, relaxing and helpful; considered the transferability of EFT in other settings; and
proposed some of the mechanisms of EFT's action.