Emotional Freedom Technique is sometimes know as EFT or Tapping. It has has been used for PTSD with veteran’s and in schools across America. The most notable school is Sandy Hook, where tapping was used to help students, families and first responders heal from the aftermath of gun violence.
When you combine tapping on energy meridians while thinking about a bad memory. unresolved problem, physical pain or emotions that is bothersome, it signals the amygdala that you are safe and shuts down the stress response.
According to the EFT Universe website, “EFT has been researched in more than 10 countries, by more than 60 investigators, whose results have been published in more than 20 different peer-reviewed journals.” Those publications include the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the APA journals Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training and Review of General Psychology.