‘Tapping’ Your Way to Calm Can Happen in 5 Minutes With 5 Steps

New research shows the ‘tapping’ technique reduces anxiety, depression, and PTSD

Michele DeMarco, PhD
Elemental
Published in
4 min readMay 24, 2021

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For years people thought the practice of “tapping,” aka Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), was, well, crazy, to put it kindly. But after 100+ clinical trials have shown its efficacy, even the hard-won U.S. Veterans…

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Michele DeMarco, PhD
Elemental

Award-winning writer, therapist, clinical ethicist, and researcher specializing in moral injury. I talk about the stuff many won’t. micheledemarco.com