Impact of EFT on Health

  • Failed attempts to suppress emotions may increase many of the concerns that bring individuals to therapy.
  • People who use EFT may perceive their emotions as valuable sources of knowledge rather than painful or difficult situations. They can learn to feel their feelings rather than conceal them. EFT is concerned with the regulation and influence of emotions. Emotions influence many mental health issues. As a result, EFT may be beneficial in the therapy of a wide range of psychological disorders such as:


  • People suffering from depression may spend a significant amount of time preventing situations that reduce their mood and can cascade downward. EFT can help you confront these situations with confidence. While EFT does not cure depression, it does provide you with the tools to combat symptoms that contribute to worse moods.

External Resource

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CxfrVifuUA – Depression and relationship difficulties explained by Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)


  • If you suffer from extreme anxiety, you might feel overwhelmed by your inability to manage your emotions. Fear and stress take over your life, making it impossible to operate. As a result, they may strive to avoid the persons or things that cause them to worry.
  • EFT teaches you to distinguish between beneficial and undesirable emotions to improve self-regulation.
  • EFT also aids in the treatment of childhood trauma or neglect, eating disorders, personality disorders, and interpersonal conflicts with others.
  • EFT has also been proven to be potentially beneficial in working with distressed couples.

Related Reading(s):  Emotions, Helpful And Unhelpful, AbuseNeglect, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Borderline Personality, Couples

External Resource

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRuoHv-ODrI – Anxiety (GAD) explained by Emotion-Focused Therapy

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