The History of UEFT therapy for Emotional Healing

The power of Universal Emotional Freedom Technique (UEFT) as a healing tool comes from a quantum leap in understanding and by returning its precursor EFT back to it Chinese medicine roots whilst maintaining its rich blend of modern psychological principles and ancient Chinese wisdom. UEFT takes modern psychological principles and integrates them with energy and Chinese medicine to benefit the mind-body connection. When your body's energy meridians are balanced via UEFT you are better equipped for emotional healing to occur.

UEFT, short for Universal Emotional Freedom Techniques, is now used by hundreds of people around the world, but few are aware of its detailed and fascinating history. UEFT was first taught in 2012 as part of an advanced bio-energetic healing system known as FlameTree (www.the and yet its fundamental roots date back thousands of years. It was through the development of FlameTree that scientific principles, Chinese medicine, EFT and Western understandings e.g. physiology and psychology, were seamlessly integrated into one system in a unique blend that gave rise to UEFT in a way that works by capitalising on the strengths of each different modality.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and a specialised field known as abdominal acupuncture [theory of Shenque (umbilicus) modulation system], provides the foundation for UEFT.

Acupuncture is part of an ancient healing art that involves the insertion of tiny needles, in order to harmonize the energy pathways (meridians) of your body. This practice remains widely used today, particularly in the East and is gaining popularity in the West. The great news for participants of UEFT is that there are no needles in the UEFT procedure and in this way UEFT has an advantage over acupuncture in that it appeals to people who do not enjoy being pricked.

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UEFT also incorporates EFT, which is sometimes referred to as "emotional acupuncture." EFT began its development away from acupuncture and toward EFT in 1962 when George Goodheart, a well-known American chiropractor became interested in the possibilities acupuncture could offer his practice. From these principles Dr. Goodheart developed "applied kinesiology" which involved tapping rather than needling meridians. In the 1970s, Goodheart's work was furthered by Australian psychiatrist John Diamond, who began treating his patients' emotional issues with a combination of positive self-statements and meridian tapping. Diamond named his new method "behavioural kinesiology." This development continued on with American psychologist Roger Callahan who transformed meridian tapping into a distinct form of psychological treatment.

Dr. Callahan who specialised in treating patients who suffered anxiety and phobias, accidently discovered that tapping on strategic combinations of points could produce levels of emotional healing that were impossible to achieve using traditional psychotherapy alone. Dr. Callahan devoted himself to developing specific sequences of acupoints, or "algorithms," for every type of emotional problem. This method he named "The Callahan Techniques," but it later became known as Though Field Therapy (TFT).

Dr. Callahan's algorithms were not without their drawbacks, however. It was necessary to muscle test every patient in order to determine the appropriate tapping points, and this was both time consuming and difficult to do—and certainly not an easy process to teach others. One of Dr. Callahan's star pupils, Gary Craig, a Stanford trained engineer, independently sought to simply TFT and in the 1990’s he developed his own single algorithm protocol, which he called Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). EFT just as effective as the more complicated protocols of TFT but it had the advantage of being quicker and easier to learn.

Gary Craig simplified meridian tapping and brought it to the masses. Rhett Ogston has continued the evolutionary process that begun wit Dr. Goodheart and has created UEFT. UEFT has many advantages over its predecessors, including but not limited to:


NO long complicated algorithm/algorithms
NO long tapping procedures
NO need to remember sequences of acupoints


Hence UEFT has been transformed it into a highly specific and useful tool that can be learned by just about anyone, even children!

In the West, efforts are underway to establish UEFT's legitimacy and credibility as a viable treatment method and we have been using the HEHIQ by Bishop et al, 2000 to facilitate this requirement. We also know that UEFT is based on cutting edge science by scientists like Emeritus Professor Irena Cosic who reported that……

EFT practitioners and lay tappers alike will tell you that EFT works.

In time, UEFT is certain to make its way into the Western medicine system—it's simply too effective NOT to be included. Currently thought UEFT stands as one of the world's best-kept secrets in the pursuit of an emotionally free life. Whatever your beliefs are, whether you are among the self-help mindset or not, we hope you try UEFT for yourself. It just works. Why would you not try it out and at least give yourself the chance to transform your life.





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