What Is Energy Psychology?

What Is Energy Psychology?

What is Energy Psychology?

Energy Psychology (EP) is a psychotherapeutic as well as a self-help healing approach that combines imaginal exposure and other cognitive methods with the stimulation of acupressure points in on the energy meridians.


The process can often result in the rapid desensitization of psychological distress accompanied by beneficial cognitive shifts. The techniques are quick to learn and apply, they can be integrated within a range of psychological therapies, and can be taught to clients for self-help applications.


The theories


One theory behind the Energy Techniques is that negative emotions are caused by a “disruption” in the body’s energy system – meaning that the source of the disturbance is located in the body, not just held in the mind. Stimulating the energy points is presumed to remove these “energy” blockages and restore healthy energy flow via the energy meridians. By intervening in the energy system to correct this disruption, Energy Psychology can provide rapid relief from many negative emotional problems and physical pain.

It is used to:

  • address psychological & emotional problems
  • improve human performance
  • improves health and well being
  • be part of integrative medicine

The EP methods and modalities are usually used within an integrative or holistic approach to practices such as psychotherapy, counseling, coaching, integrative medicine, and other healing models, including Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) or tapping.


How does Energy Psychology help?


In the clinical world, EP models have been beneficially applied to assessment and treatment of:

  • trauma
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • stress
  • psychophysiological issues
  • self-sabotaging behaviors

In the coaching and performance world, EP modalities have been beneficially applied in many areas of performance enhancement including sports, education, business, and lifestyle issues related to stress, weight management, relationships, and finance. Treatment results have been shown to be enduring and relatively rapid. There are currently over 60 research studies, including multiple Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) published in professional and refereed journals, confirming the treatment value of EP. Taken as a body of knowledge, these findings suggest that EP meets the criteria for evidenced-based treatment.


How can Energy Psychology help me?


Feeling stuck even after traditional therapy? Are you ready to live with less stress, limitation and fear?  Energy psychology methods gently and swiftly release traumatic events that are frozen in time in the body-mind system

Feel free to email me at quintessentialenergyfocus@gmail.com with questions. Or, consider doing an Energy Psychology session.


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