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EFT Practitioner’s Handbook

EFT Practitioner's Handbook of Addictions, Self-Harm and Eating Disorders by Masha Bennett is now available to order as an e-book or in printed format.

This 40 page, A5 format practical handbook is aimed at all EFT practitioners who are interested in working with these complex client groups, and gives a detailed account of the most important aspects of work with Addictions, Self-Harm and Eating Disorders. It offers advice on safety, efficacy of different EFT approaches and specialist knowledge required to deal with the complexities of these issues. The Handbook assumes prior EFT knowledge and experience at the level equivalent to at least AAMET Level 1 training, and is likely to be especially beneficial for Level 2 Practitioners.

"The handbook is fantastic, I just read all of it in one go.... It's enlightening and makes sense, and I know I will use it so much! Now I have so many ideas going around my head for all the different clients I am working with." (Amanda, Senior Eating Disorders Practitioner & Registered Mental Nurse)

"It is a realistic and straightforward guide to Masha’s approach to working with people with addictions, self-harm and eating disorders. It would be an excellent guide for an EFT Practitioner getting involved in this kind of work or an experienced worker in this field who wants to add EFT to their toolbox." (Andy Hunt, EFT Advanced Practitioner & Trainer - read Andy's full review of the Handbook)

All profits from sale of the Handbook between September 2012 and April 2013 will go to support The Sri Lanka Counselling Project.

Handbook Content

  • Introduction
  • The Cycle of Change
  • Should we insist on abstinence?
  • Safety first – before you start tapping!
  • Adjusting the Set-up phrase
  • Working with cravings and urges
  • Working with pain and physical Issues
  • Everyday stress & emotional management
  • Triggers and high-risk situations
  • Trauma & post-traumatic stress
  • Dealing with dissociation
  • Client’s “Scripts”
  • Limiting and negative beliefs
  • Fear, sadness, anger
  • Client who is overwhelmed or in crisis
  • Working with internal conflict
  • Client resistance or denial
  • Lapse & Relapse
  • Creative approaches
  • Supportive therapies

About the author of the Handbook

Masha Bennett has over 10 years of experience of work in the fields of Drug & Alcohol Treatment, Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Psychotherapy. She used to run a drug rehabilitation programme at HM Prison Styal as a Drug Treatment Manager, is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and currently works as a psychological therapist in the NHS as well as running her private therapy and training practice. She combines EFT with Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing), Hypno-Psychotherapy, Play Therapy and Sound Healing, and this Handbook distills her therapeutic expertise in a concise and practical manner. Masha has taught EFT to health and care professionals in 8 countries around the world and is a regular guest trainer at The National Centre for Eating Disorders in London, as well as with Claudius Drug Training in York.

How to order your Handbook

The e-book version costs £2.95 and can be ordered via PayPal Cart. The author gives you permission to share the e-book with one other EFT practitioner - please respect these boundaries and encourage other EFT colleagues who you think may benefit from the information in the handbook to purchase their own copy. Your e-book will be emailed to your inbox within 24 hours from ordering.

TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT. The printed copy costs £4.50 plus 50p P&P and can be ordered via PayPal Cart (for delivery in the UK only). Payments can also be accepted by cheque if ordering two or more copies - please enquire through the Contact page. Your handbook(s) will be delivered within 7 working days from your order. TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT.