EFT Tapping Therapy and Free Emotional Freedom Techniques

Bruce Lipton, PhD
Author of The Biology of Belief.
"EFT is a simple, powerful process that can profoundly influence gene activity, health and behavior."
Bruce Lipton, PhD endorses EFT
Candace Pert, PhD
Author of Molecules of Emotion.
"EFT is at the forefront of the new healing movement."
Candace Pert,PhD endorses EFT
Nathaniel Brandon, PhD
author of The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem
"The techniques of EP have provided me with invaluable tools for working with trauma. No therapist can afford to remain ignorant of this new and exciting field."

Nathaniel Brandon

Jack Canfield
"The most powerful new transformational technology to come along in years."
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Donna Eden
Co-Author of The Promise of Energy Psychology.
"EFT is easy, effective, and produces amazing results. I think it should be taught in elementary school."
Deepak Chopra, MD
"EFT offers great healing benefits."
Deepak Chopra, MD endorses EFT
Norm Shealy, MD
Author of Soul Medicine.
"By removing emotional trauma, EFT helps heal physical symptoms too."
Candace Pert,PhD endorses EFT
Wayne Dyer
"This really works... I've had great results with tapping in my own life."
Wayne Dyer
Eric Robins, MD
Co-author of Your Hands Can Heal you.
"I frequently use EFT for my patients with great results."
Candace Pert,PhD endorses EFT
Anthony Robbins
"If you're looking for ways to change your life, check out Energy Psychology, it's pretty extraordinary."
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Cheryl Richardson
Author of The Unmistakable Touch of Grace.
"EFT is destined to be a top healing tool for the 21st Century."
Candace Pert,PhD endorses EFT
Bessel Van der Kolk
Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
"EP techniques and procedures can bring about remarkably rapid changes in the way people feel."
Professor Bessel Van der Kolk

EFT CertificationsThe-clinical-eft-handbook

Whether you're a life coach wanting to add to your qualifications, a therapist wishing to integrate EFT into your existing practice, a Veterans Administration psychologist seeking effective tools to address PTSD, a teacher looking for innovative classroom skills, or whether you simply want to use EFT for yourself and your friends, you will find the EFT Certification process a rewarding, simulating, and supportive experience. Click here for a list of the many benefits to you of EFT Universe certification. EFT Universe classes offer CE credits to mental health professionals and CME credits to medical professionals.

There are two levels: EFT Intermediate Practitioner-1, and EFT Expert Practitioner-2. If you've taken a previous EFT training, you can "test out" of some of the requirements; see the policy on grandparenting qualifications. Your first step is to take a Level 1 workshop. For a list of upcoming trainings, click here. You can also review the class outline of each workshop.

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EFT Intermediate Practitioner-1 Requirements:

EFT Level 1 and 2 training completion.

EFT-INT Online Test: This test covers EFT basics, such as those skills taught in the Level 1 and 2 workshops and described in the required readings.

Ethics Test: This test covers the material in two textbooks on professional standards and ethics. They are the Ethics Handbook for Energy Healing Practitioners, and Creating Healing Relationships.

Proficiency Training: Take a second Level 2 workshop with a different trainer and demonstrate basic proficiency. You can substitute a Speciality Workshop for your second Level 2.

Practical Application 1: Supervised delivery of EFT sessions to at least 3 clients, that are reviewed by a mentoring consultant, either in person, on video, in writing, or online (skype). Your mentoring consultant may be your EFT trainer, though if that person is not available or not a consultant, please use another from this list. 47 additional sessions with clients (total = 50 sessions, recorded on a simple form). Required readings, and 15 hours as an EFT client working on your personal issues. View case study guidelines here.

 "The EFT Universe newsletter and website is the place where I get all my clients and referrals. I really count on you guys. Thank you."

--Nancy A. Morris, EFT Intermediate-1 Practitioner


EFT Expert Practitioner-2 Requirements:

All the above, plus:

EFT Level 3 training completion.

EFT-EXP Online Test: Advanced EFT knowledge, such as that taught in Level 3 workshops and the required readings. We recommend 6 months practice time after completing first test.

Proficiency Training: Repeat Level 3 workshop with a different trainer. Attend two specialty workshops.

Book Reports: On 3 of a list of recommended titles relevant to EFT practice.

Practical Application 2: Delivering EFT sessions to at least 5 additional multi-session clients, that are reviewed by a mentoring consultant, either in person, on video, in writing, or online (skype). 45 additional sessions with clients, of whom 20 are 3+ sessions, sent to your mentoring consultant. Your mentoring consultant may be the EFT trainer from whom you take Level 3 training, or another consultant from this list. Required readings, and 15 more hours as an EFT client working on your personal issues. View case study guidelines here.

FAQs, Checklist, Benefits, and Contacts:

Upon completion of either level of certification, you will receive a certificate, and you will be able to list your name in the EFT Practitioner Directory on this site. To keep a certificate current, you are required to complete CEUs (continuing education units), submit those certificates every three years, and abide by the EFT Ethics Code. For additional information you may

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. Please read the certification and grandparenting requirements carefully before you email us; about 90% of the inquiries we receive ask questions already answered above, or on the grandparenting qualifications page!

You can find a list of Frequently Asked Questions here. If you're ready to apply for certification, click here for a Checklist of the Steps and Costs, including the application form and case history forms. If you wish to become an EFT Trainer, please

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; we accept trainers who have prior experience on a case-by-case basis.

Becoming a certified EFT practitioner can be a wonderful experience. You can feel secure in knowing you possess a proven base of EFT skills. You are featured on the EFT practitioner listings, which receive hundreds of thousands of online visitors a year. EFT Universe is one of the most-visited alternative medicine sites on the internet, our huge email list gives these visitors another opportunity to discover your practice. We support your continuing education with classes, teleconferences, and discussion groups. Click here for a list of the many other benefits to you of EFT Universe certification. 

EFT Universe offers a number of specialized certifications, such as Certified EFT Weight Loss Coach, and coming soon: Certified EFT Psychological Trauma Coach, and Certified EFT Health Coach. You can obtain these certifications in a specialized field concurrent with, or after, obtaining INT-1 or EXP-2 certification. 

"I have now had an opportunity to examine in depth EFTUniverse's Levels 1, 2, and 3 training programs, including participation in some of the events, and I am impressed with its professionalism, compassion, and effectiveness. If you are not already a psychotherapist, this relatively brief training program will of course not make you one, but it will teach you how to use this important procedure and many of the subtleties of its application very well."

--David Feinstein, PhD
Ethics Handbook for Energy Healing Practitioners