The Clinical EFT Workshop Learning Objectivesclinical EFT handbook


You will find the learning objectives and agenda for all live Clinical EFT Workshops below.

1-DAY or 2-DAY EFT EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP LEARNING OBJECTIVES, Beginner Level:

At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be better able to:

1. Identify the role hormones such as cortisol play in the stress response.

2. Characterize the role played in stress by the three major parts of the brain.

3. Identify the locations of at least 5 of the acupuncture points used in EFT.

4. Demonstrate EFTs core technique, the “basic recipe”.

5. Describe the meaning of “secondary gain”.

6. Describe how to test the results of EFT.

7. State what the acronym “SUD” stands for.

8. Identify the 3 parts of the “Setup Statement” used to define a target problem.

9. Name at least one of the branches of the autonomic nervous system.

10. Distinguish between a general problem and a specific life event.

11. Define what EFT means by the term “borrowing benefits” in group sessions.

 

4-DAY EFT PROFESSIONAL SKILLS WORKSHOP LEARNING OBJECTIVES, Intermediate Level:

At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be better able to:

1. Name the primary stress hormone.

2. Characterize the three major parts of the brain.

3. List two or more of the psychological methods on which EFT is based.

4. Demonstrate EFTs core technique, the “Basic Recipe.”

5. Describe the meaning of “secondary gain.”

6. Identify at least two different aspects of an event.

7. Name one method of testing the results of EFT.

8. State what the acronym “SUD” stands for.

9. Define “the generalization effect.”

10. Name at least two possible signs of a cognitive shift.

11. Identify at least two characteristics of a traumatizing event.

12. Describe at least three of the steps of EFTs “Movie Technique.”

13. List at least two questions to ask a client to identify emotional correlates of physical pain.

14. Cite examples of cognitive statements to use with a client presenting with the problem of self-acceptance.

15. Distinguish between cravings and addiction.

16. Identify at least two of the frameworks within which EFT can be introduced to others.

17. Name at least one of EFTs “Gentle Techniques.”

18. Identify at least one clinical situation in which the Gentle Technique of “Sneaking Up on the Problem” is appropriate.

19. List at least 5 cliches found in dysfunctional self-talk.

20. Distinguish between a general issue and a specific event.

21. Identify at least one method of testing results other than providing Subjective Units of Distress.

22. List at least 2 advantages of telephone or online sessions.

23. Identify at least 2 essential prerequisites for such sessions.

24. Describe what is meant by the term “Validity of Cognition.”

25. Describe how EFTs “Tail Enders” method can identify a client’s hidden objections to success.

26. Define what EFT means by the term “Borrowing Benefits” in group sessions.

27. Name at least one optional tapping acupoint.

28. Describe one recommended change to EFTs Basic Recipe when working with pre-teen children.

29. Define “Transference.”

 

2-DAY EFT PRACTICE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP LEARNING OBJECTIVES, Advanced Level:

At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be better able to:

1. Demonstrate EFTs core technique, the “basic recipe.”

2. Demonstrate EFTs enhanced technique, the “full basic recipe.”

3. Describe the meaning of “secondary gain.”

4. Describe a numeric method of testing the results of EFT.

5. Define what is meant by the “Validity of Cognition”.

6. Identify the techniques used to test your results many times during a session.

7. Define EFTs “generalization effect” which allows the practitioner to neutralize many traumatic events simultaneously.

8. Name at least two possible signs of a cognitive shift.

9. Describe at least four of the steps of EFTs “movie technique.”

10. Provide examples of questions that guide a client into identifying emotional correlates of physical pain.

11. Cite examples of cognitive statements to use with a client presenting with the problem of self-acceptance.

12. Differentiate EFTs three indispensable “gentle techniques” for highly traumatized clients.

13. Identify at least one clinical situation in which the gentle technique of “sneaking up on the problem” is appropriate.

14. Identify at least one method of testing results other than providing Subjective Units of Distress.

15. Define what EFT means by the term “borrowing benefits” in group sessions.

16. Name at least two optional tapping acupoints.

EXPERT CLINICAL EFT WORKSHOP LEARNING OBJECTIVES, Advanced Level:

At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be better able to:

1. Name at least 2 methods to use when EFT isn’t working.

2. Define “daisy chaining” from one issue to another.

3. Describe how flowing Setup Statements differ from mechanical ones.

4. Identify a cognitive reframe.

5. Describe at least 2 practices essential to self-care.

6. Name a minimum of 2 other therapeutic methods with which EFT is commonly used.

7. Describe when to avoid introducing the concepts of safety and forgiveness with clients.

8. Name at least one technique to use with dissociative clients.

9. Name at least 1 technique for inducing mindfulness.

10. Describe a minimum of 2 techniques to use with clients with chronic pain.

11. Differentiate between at least 2 sources of allergies.

12. State how often it is recommended practitioners use techniques to correct psychological reversal with allergic clients.

13. Identify one source of impediments to sports performance.

14. Define a “comfort zone.”


 Please find agenda for each live workshop below.

4-DAY EFT PROFESSIONAL SKILLS WORKSHOP AGENDA, Intermediate Level: 

Day One
8:30am - 10:00am

Module 1:
1. Name the primary stress hormone.
2. Characterize the three major parts of the brain.
3. List two or more of the psychological methods on which EFT is based.

Day One
10:30am - 12:00pm

Module 2:
4. Demonstrate EFTs core technique, the Basic Recipe.
5. Describe the meaning of secondary gain.

Day One
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Module 3:
6. Identify at least two different aspects of an event.
7. Name one method of testing the results of EFT.
8. State what the acronym SUD stands for. 

Day One
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Module 4:
9. Define the generalization effect.

Day Two
8:30am - 10:00am

Module 5:
10. Name at least two possible signs of a cognitive shift.
11. Identify at least two characteristics of a traumatizing event.

Day Two
10:30am - 12:00pm

Module 6:
12. Describe at least three of the steps of EFTs Movie Technique.

Day Two
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Module 7:
13. List at least two questions to ask a client to identify emotional correlates of physical pain.

Day Two
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Module 8:
14. Cite examples of cognitive statements to use with a client presenting with the problem of self-acceptance.
15. Distinguish between cravings and addiction.

Day Three
8:30am - 10:00am

Module 9:
16. Identify at least two of the frameworks within which EFT can be introduced to others.

Day Three
10:30am - 12:00pm

Module 10:
17. Name at least one of EFTs Gentle Techniques.
18. Identify at least one clinical situation in which the Gentle Technique of Sneaking Up on the Problem is appropriate.

Day Three
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Module 11:
19. List at least 5 cliches found in dysfunctional self-talk.

Day Three
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Module 12:
20. Distinguish between a general issue and a specific event.
21. Identify at least one method of testing results other than providing Subjective Units of Distress.

Day Four
8:30am - 10:00am

Module 13:
22. List at least 2 advantages of telephone or online sessions.
23. Identify at least 2 essential prerequisites for such sessions.

Day Four
10:30am - 12:00pm

Module 14:
24. Describe what is meant by the term Validity of Cognition.
25. Describe how EFTs Tail Enders method can identify a client's hidden objections to success. 

Day Four
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Module 15:
26. Define what EFT means by the term Borrowing Benefits in group sessions.
27. Name at least one optional tapping acupoint. 

Day Four
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Module 16:
28. Describe one recommended change to EFTs Basic Recipe when working with pre-teen children.
29. Define Transference.

 

1-DAY EFT EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP AGENDA, Beginner Level:

Morning Session
8:30am - 9:00am

Unit 1:
1. Name the primary stress hormone.
2. List one of the three major parts of the brain.
3. Characterize the two branches of the autonomic nervous system.

Morning Session
9:00am - 10:00am

Unit 2:
4. Demonstrate EFTs core technique, the Basic Recipe.
5. Identify the locations of at least 5 of the acupuncture points used in EFT. 

Morning Session
10:30am - 11:00am

Unit 3:
6. Identify at least two different aspects of an event.
7. Name one method of testing the results of EFT.
8. State what the acronym SUD stands for.

Morning Session
11:00am - 11:30am

Unit 4:
9. Describe the meaning of secondary gain.

Morning Session
11:30am - 12:00pm

Unit 5:
10. Define the meaning of the term “borrowing benefits.”
11. Identify at least one physical symptom for which EFT is effective.

Afternoon Session
1:30pm - 2:00pm

Unit 6:
12. Name at least 3 life areas for which EFT is commonly used.

Afternoon Session
2:00pm - 2:30pm

Unit 7:
13. List at least one sign of emotional flooding.
14. Identify at least 2 alternative phrases that can be used when self-acceptance is an issue.

Afternoon Session
2:30pm - 3:00pm

Unit 8:
15. Name at least one target on which to use EFT in cases of pain.

Afternoon Session
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Unit 9:
16. Name the part of the brain that processes emotion.

Afternoon Session
4:30pm - 5:00pm

Unit 10:
17. Identify at least one of the “four questions.”

 

2-DAY EFT EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP AGENDA, Beginner Level: 

Day One
8:30am - 10:00am

Unit 1:
1. Name the primary stress hormone.
2. List one of the three major parts of the brain.
3. Characterize the two branches of the autonomic nervous system.

Day One
10:30am - 12:00pm

Unit 2:
4. Demonstrate EFTs core technique, the Basic Recipe.
5. Identify the locations of at least 5 of the acupuncture points used in EFT.

Day One
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Unit 3:
6. Identify at least two different aspects of an event.
7. Name one method of testing the results of EFT.
8. State what the acronym SUD stands for.

Day One
3:30pm - 4:00pm

Unit 4:
9. Describe the meaning of secondary gain.

Day One
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Unit 5:
10. Define the meaning of the term “borrowing benefits.”
11. Identify at least one physical symptom for which EFT is effective.

Day Two
8:30am - 10:00am

Unit 6:
12. Name at least 3 life areas for which EFT is commonly used.

Day Two
10:30am - 12:00pm

Unit 7:
13. List at least one sign of emotional flooding.
14. Identify at least 2 alternative phrases that can be used when self-acceptance is an issue.

Day Two
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Unit 8:
15. Name at least one target on which to use EFT in cases of pain.

Day Two
3:30pm - 4:00pm

Unit 9:
16. Name the part of the brain that processes emotion.

Day Two
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Unit 10:
17. Identify at least one of the “four questions.”

2-DAY PROFESSIONAL EFT PRACTICE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP AGENDA, Advanced Level: 

Day One
8:30am - 10:00am

Unit 1:
1. Building initial rapport
2. Assessing readiness and willingness to change
3. Meeting objections

Day One
10:30am - 12:00pm

Unit 2:
4. Visioning change and setting goals
5. What to do when a session is stuck
6. Tools for sessions that take unexpected turns for which you aren’t prepared

Day One
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Unit 3:
7. Using resistance for therapeutic gain
8. Gracefully concluding a session when emotional distress levels are still high

Day One
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Unit 4:
Role Play scenarios:
9. An 18-year-old high school dropout, now a waitress, with free-floating anxiety
10. A 25-year-old actress with performance anxiety
11. An autistic 7-year-old boy who is silent and unresponsive to both talking and tapping
12. A phone session with a 37-year-old female fibromyalgia patient trapped in hopelessness and despair

Day Two
8:30am - 10:00am

Unit 5:
Role Play scenarios:
13. A client who speaks rapidly, dominates the conversation, and hops from one topic to another
14. A 12-year-old boy diagnosed with ADHD who squirms, walks around your office, and does not respond to what you say
15. A 75-year-old Vietnam War veteran for whom all previous PTSD treatments have failed
16. An obese retired teacher with chronic sciatic pain and insomnia

Day Two
10:30am - 12:00pm

Unit 6:
Role Play scenarios:
17. A cancer patient whose doctor says her widespread pain is “of unknown etiology”
18. An 18-year-old athlete whose championship career is threatened by multiple injuries and pain
19. A 36-year-old female EFT practitioner and psychologist who has made no progress on a key childhood event
20. A 44-year-old woman who shows no emotion and tells you her previous therapist told her she dissociates from her feelings
21. A 39-year-old artist whose father beat him many times

Day Two
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Unit 7:
Role Play scenarios:
22. A 33-year-old healer who has come for help getting over a terrible divorce
23. A 55-year-old male engineer who unexpectedly bursts into tears during a session you’re doing in front of a group
24. A skeptical 45-year-old computer programmer who declares that no previous therapy has helped him and he has low expectations from EFT
25. A very cooperative 37-year-old client who has been coming to you for more than 10 sessions. She goes along with your every suggestion and her SUD levels drop quickly, but they’re back up at 10 the following session.
26. A 36-year-old veteran who crosses his arms and remains silent when you ask him questions.

Day Two
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Unit 8:
Role Play scenarios:
27. A 29-year-old policeman who says he had a “pretty good” white picket fence childhood but has no specific memories before the age of 12
28. A 24-year-old medic has a severe abreaction five minutes before session end
29. A client who was abused as a child and is currently in an abusive relationship, but the highest SUD level she ever reports is 4
30. A session is going well with the client’s SUD scores going to a 2 halfway through, but then progress stops completely and the SUD level remains at 2 for the rest of the session