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EP41: Tapping (EFT) To Transform The State Of Wellbeing with Dr Peta Stapleton

Wellness Warriors by Felicity Cohen

In this episode with Dr Peta Stapleton, we are exploring the Effective Freedom Technique (EFT) to deal with stress, anxiety, weight management concerns, chronic pain and so much more. As an outside-the-box-mind psychologist, Peta taps into her researches and studies over the decade. She shares with us the improvement she has seen using EFT in her patients. Initially, Peta’s dream was to become a lawyer. As fate redirected her to find her true passion in psychology, particularly in EFT, her goal remains to find the right solution to help people. Being an expert in EFT, she sees the opportunity of this “fourth wave” therapy becoming more accessible to all. Peta believes wellness is an all-encompassing concept, and with easy tapping techniques which have been shown to leave a long-lasting improvement on our well-being. To demonstrate the effectiveness of this treatment, Peta guides the Wellness Warriors podcast host, Felicity Cohen through the tapping technique.  For transcript or to watch this episode: https://www.felicitycohen.com/tapping-eft-to-transform-wellbeing/Show Notes:01:39 - What took you through choosing to take the pathway to psychology? Dr Peta tells the story of how her plan to get into law redirects her into finding her lifelong passion in psychology. 04:11 - What do you think are some of the things that have shaped the change in the perception towards psychologists?  The wider community starts to have access to psychologists through the Medicare program. It used to be harder for people to access unless they were able to fund themselves or through private health insurance. 06:35 - How has EFT been used effectively with children and in a school setting?  Being recognised by the local schools, Dr Peta and her team helped implement EFT to help students and teachers manage their stress and food cravings. She explains how EFT is a very effective technique for kids as it's very easy for them to do.  10:13 - How you actually entered into the research space with regards to EFT and how did it help grow and evolve the whole movement. Originally specialised in the eating disorder space, she found that many traditional techniques weren't that effective. As she started to see more clients recovering from their eating disorders through EFT and decided to look deeper into it in her researches. She takes EFT into improving many different health issues over the last 15 years. 13:02 - With your current research project on tapping as the chronic pain intervention, what is your findings? In her most recent research in 2020, Dr Peta found that there's an absolute reduction in the severity of pain, psychological things like anxiety and depression respond positive as well as the overall quality of life. 17:26 - What have you experienced implementing EFT into the bariatric patient population?  Through her research and working with bariatric patients over the decade, Dr Peta says she has seen a profound impact on those patients using EFT as part of their treatment.  18:58 - Why do you call this type of treatment the fourth wave?  Dr Peta explains that the recent discoveries within the therapy space have shifted into combining a whole range of treatments that involve the semantic and movements to treat patients in different areas. 22:06 - As far as the fourth wave evolution and just continuing its growth, what's the international landscape look like? And how have you impacted that through your research?  Dr Peta shares with us the fact that these practices are becoming more and more recognised worldwide. This includes having EFT being accepted as a safe therapy for veterans and PTSD sufferers.  24:04 - Dr Peta guides us through how quick and effective the treatment is, as experienced first-hand by the host, Felicity Cohen, in this episode. 29:15 - Where would you like to go next with EFT and what areas of research do you feel have been untapped?  Chronic pain space would be Dr Peta's main focus for a while as it's an extremely emerging area currently. She would also love to seek to have EFT approved as a Medicare item so that more would have access to the therapy.  31:11 - Have you seen EFT patients have a reduction in their medications? In a previous study, they have seen the impact of tapping on the vagal efficiency in people. They also track many physiological measurements as well as people history of medications and how that shifts over time.  33:29 - What does wellness mean to you?  To Dr Peta, wellness is an all-encompassing state of mind.


13 Oct 2021

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Emotional Freedom Techniques | Dr. Peta Stapleton on Temple Alternatives with Kath Temple


An Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University, Dr Peta Stapleton's most significant research contribution has been to lead world-first randomized clinical trials investigating Emotional Freedom Techniques (or ‘Tapping’), with outstanding results.Her website: https://petastapleton.comPresented by Kath Temple: https://TheHappinessFoundation.co.ukTune into KindaSound Radio every Sunday: https://KindaSound.org


27 Jun 2021

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Tapping into health with Peta Stapleton

Crappy to Happy

In this episode, Cass talks with Dr Peta Stapleton who is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Bond University and a leading researcher in the area of Emotional Freedom Techniques. They chat about the latest research supporting EFT (tapping!) as a tool for managing stress, anxiety, food cravings, chronic pain and more. Far from being pseudoscience, tapping is now a recommended treatment for trauma, which is simple, free, effective and for many people, produces lasting results. Buy her book The Science Behind Tapping here: https://tinyurl.com/4hubrspp Connect with Dr Stapleton:  www.petastapleton.comwww.instagram.com/petastapletonwww.facebook.com/petastapleton Connect with Cass:  www.cassdunn.comwww.instagram.com/cassdunn_xowww.facebook.com/cassdunn.xo Join the Crappy to Happy community: www.facebook.com/groups/crappytohappycommunity See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


14 Jun 2021

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Tapping with Peta Stapleton

She Manual with Belinda Norton

Belinda Norton interviews Dr Peta Stapleton on how we can mind flip anywhere and anytime.
Dr Peta Stapleton shares her real life psychological strategies as a phenomenal busy working Mum of two teens herself. Dr Stapleton has 25 years experience as a registered Clinical & Health Psychologist & is currently an Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University (Australia). In 2019 she was named Psychologist of the Year by the Australian Allied Health Awards. She is a world leading researcher in EFT (or tapping as it is also known) and has established herself as one of Australia’s leading online Health Professionals.Listen to this one on repeat!Belinda Norton:
Instagram: Belinda.n.x
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Website: petastapleton.com
Instagram: petastapleton


24 May 2021

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Tapping for Chronic Illness and Pain w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #478)

Tapping Q & A - Getting the most out of tapping and EFT

Chronic issues can be some of the most difficult to address with tapping and EFT because usually there is no obvious root cause. The physical ailments can begin months or even years after the trauma occurred and since it's hard to know when the issue began, we don't have a clear target for our tapping. In this conversation Dr. Peta Stapleton shares why trauma can create chronic issues and how to tap effectively for these issues using their physical symptoms. Her perspective is informed by the early results of the tapping for chronic illness study that she is currently leading. Peta has been a guest many times on the podcast and you can find all of our past conversations in the podcast archive. Support the podcast! Subscribe in: Apple | iPhone | Android | Google | Spotify | Pandora Guest: Dr. Peta Stapleton Contact: web @ PetaStapleton.com; twitter @PetaStapleton; instagram @petastapleton About: Dr. Peta Stapleton has 22 years of experience as a registered Clinical and Health Psychologist in the State of Queensland, Australia and has completed a Bachelor of Arts, Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy. Peta held academic positions at Griffith University for 14 years, teaching and coordinating psychological research trials into new therapies in the area of obesity and weight management and is now Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University Peta regularly contributes to the academic field with publications in the areas of nursing, morale, communication, psychological interventions and eating disorders. She regularly reviews for academic journals and offers supervision for new and existing Psychologists as well as students.


9 Sep 2020

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EP 83 : Finally! Control Of Cravings and Binge Eating with Peta Stapleton Ph.D

How To Not Get Sick And Die

If binge eating has been a relentless pursuit of painstaking willpower battles to no end, then this episode is for YOU! Today I chat with the world’s leading expert on one of the most revolutionary tools to come into modern day awareness. Whilst it helps with anything from binge eating, to deep fears, childhood trauma, emotional triggers and everything that you can think of, today we are talking specifically about the application of Tapping to binge and emotional eating and weight loss. This episode needs to be all over town! In This Episode We Covered: What is Tapping and why does it work for weight loss and binge eating?The clinical research that Peta has conducting into TappingHow Tapping compares to other conventional psychology therapies Join the Facebook Group Here(formerly Health Hacks For Humans): https://www.facebook.com/groups/IntermittentFastingForHealth/ *** SIGN UP > Tapping Online Course with: https://www.weightmanagementpsychology.com.au/onlinecourses/tappingforweightmanagement/ref/191/ Receive a 10% discount using the code: matty *** -- SOCIAL MEDIA -- PETA STAPLETON Ph.D Website: https://petastapleton.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/petastapleton/ -- MATTY LANSDOWN Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattylansdown/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matty-lansdown/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattylansdown Website: https://mattylansdown.com/ Join the Facebook Group Here(formerly Health Hacks For Humans): https://www.facebook.com/groups/IntermittentFastingForHealth/ -- Thanks for checking out the show. If you enjoyed this episode and want to hear more then please consider subscribing. If you really loved this episode and want to just tell the world about it then please take a screen shot and share it on your Instagram story and be sure to tag me so I know you're tuning in. 5 star ratings and positive reviews really help the podcast too so thank you in advance! . . . . . . Music credits: Intro/Outro track Tropic Love by "Diviners feat. Contacreast" www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoJfqJsGk8s


30 Jun 2020

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The Science of EFT with Dr Peta Stapleton

Metagenics Institute Podcast

Whether you are new to Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), or are a seasoned ‘tapper’, this podcast episode is guaranteed to keep you engaged. Interviewee, Dr Peta Stapleton, is a clinical and health psychologist as well as associate professor in psychology at Bond University. Peta has led world-first randomised clinical trials investigating Emotional Freedom Techniques, adding a wealth of research to this field. *Key Highlights * The origins of EFT (2:30) What does a session involve? (6:10) Is tapping the acupoints essential? (8:35) The effect of EFT on physiology (13:00) Review of the research outcomes (17:30) The astonishing results for cravings and weight loss (27:00) Tapping as a tool for processing emotion (38:00) Navigating addiction with tapping (47:00) The practicalities – training and certification (51:00) Useful links and resources: Follow Metagenics Instagram - @metagenics_anz or Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/metagenics/ If you hold a Metagenics account in Australia or New Zealand join our Facebook Group here - https://www.facebook.com/groups/MetagenicsAU/ Dr Peta Stapleton’s website - https://petastapleton.com/ The Science Behind Tapping - https://petastapleton.com/the-science-behind-tapping/ Guidelines for the Treatment of PTSD Using Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6316206/ The Effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Meta-Analysis - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27889444/ Emotional Freedom Techniques for Anxiety: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26894319/ A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Trials of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for the Treatment of Depression - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27843054/


15 Jun 2020

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Episode 3 - Chat with Dr Peta Stapleton


In this 3rd episode find out a bit more about the science behind EFT and join me as I chat with the amazing Dr Peta Stapleton! Awesome Links! YouTube Website Peta Stapleton Links: YouTube (Focus Bands) Facebook Website


14 May 2020

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#135: Mapping EFT Tapping with Dr. Peta Stapleton

15-Minute Matrix

Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT has the potential to shift neural pathways related to food cravings and so much more. Dr. Peta Stapleton is an expert researcher on the topic and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with her. She shares so many clinical pearls that you won’t want to miss in today’s episode!Click here to download the completed Matrix from this week’s episodeYou can pre-order Dr. Peta’s book ‘The Science Behind Tapping: A Proven Stress Management Technique for the Mind and Body’ hereTo learn more about Dr. Peta Stapleton and her work click hereGet 15-Minute Matrix podcast notifications delivered to your inbox!


24 Apr 2020

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ep.51 - How to De-Stress with Tapping - The Science Behind Tapping with Dr. Peta Stapleton, Registered Clinical & Health Psychologist, Author, Scientist

#SPAITGIRL Talk Show with Yvette Le Blowitz

Covid19 is adding so much stress to our lives. Prolonged stress can take a toll on our mental health and the way we feel from within. So how can we reduce stress during a Global Pandemic and Global Crisis? In episode 51 of the #Spaitgirl Talk Show with Yvette Le Blowitz  Podcast Show Host Yvette Le Blowitz catches up with our very special guest: Dr. Peta Stapleton has 25 years experience as a registered Clinical & Health Psychologist & is currently an Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University in Australia. In 2019 she was named Psychologist of the Year by the Australian Allied Health Awards. She is a world leading researcher in EFT or tapping as it also know and has establsihed herself as one of Australia's leading online Health Professionals. Her research focuses on psychological trials into new therapies in the area of obesity and weight management. One of her most significant contributions in her life has been to lead world-first randomised clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of EFT. Dr. Peta Stapleton runs a series of workshop trainings throughout Australia teaching Allied Health Professionals and Teachers EFT Tapping and is co-founder of Mind Heart Connect, an event which raises awareness of the mind-body connection through evidence based practices. Dr. Peta Stapleton has released her latest book - The Science Behind Tapping and is a Hay House Author. Her latest book, The Science Behind Tapping: A Proven Stress Management brings together the history and cutting-edge research on tapping.  She also shares how tapping can be used for a whole host of ailments, including anxiety, weight issues, depression, trauma and more. Dr. Stapleton's own groundbreaking study involving food cravings in overweight adults helped establish EFT as an effective , valid for of therapy. In The Science behind Tapping, you'll come away with a deeper understanding of what EFT is and how it can help you.  The book starts with a begginer's guide to EFT, which includes tapping statements and phrases, as well as helpful charts wooing the location of tapping acupoints on the face and upper body. Her book, The Science behind Tapping can be ordered through Amazon, Booktopia, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository to name a few book stores too.                                        So now that you know more about our very special #SPAITGIRL Podcast Show Guest  Get Ready to Pop your ear phones in, hit the play button and listen in to find out how you can de-stress during #Covid19 and well beyond. You can follow Dr Peta Stapleton on Instagram @petastapleton to stay connected after the show or visit her website at www.petastapleton.com for more information. To order your a The Science behind Tapping by Dr. Peta Stapleton from amazon books click this link  *please note this amazon book link is an affilated link so the #spaitgirl podcast show will receive a small payment affiliated commission link fee on every book bought via this link from Amazon books not yourself or the author should you choose to buy this book through our affiliated amazon books link contained in this post.  ---- When you finish listening to this episode of the #spaitgirl talkshow podcast I would love for you to subscribe and to leave a rating and review so I can find out if listening to this episode was of interest.

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23 Apr 2020