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2-Day Emotional Freedom Techniques and Tapping: A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Anxiety, Trauma, and More

Robin Bilazarian, LCSW, DCSW, DCEP (Diplomate in Energy Psychology), and International Certified Master EFT trainer
12 Hours 42 Minutes
Mar 25, 2024
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Quick and effective real time symptom relief for your clients is quite literally at your fingertips.

Emotional Freedom Techniques and Tapping is proven by research, supported by the outcomes of over 100 clinical trials, and already used by thousands of therapists across the country and globally.

And like other therapies with eastern traditions that have not only become mainstream, but in many cases (like mindfulness) have become major components of today’s most in-demand therapies, EFT is poised to become the next big go-to clinical tool.

EFT and Tapping are easy to learn, comprehensive therapy tools that are evidence-based and neurologically informed methods for clearing the body and mind of dysregulation. Clients can self apply EFT/Tapping anywhere to quickly make turmoil dissipate even if the issue is long standing.

It’s also been proven effective in treating a wide range of psychological, physical, and interpersonal health problems, from anxiety, traumatic stress, addiction, and chronic pain. Making it a must add to your clinical toolbox!

And regardless of if you are a beginner or a well-versed EFT clinician, this is the training for you!

So watch Robin Bilazarian, LCSW, DCSW, DCEP, and EFT international trainer as she expertly covers everything from the basics and foundational language all the way to advanced EFT and Tapping techniques. You will observe demos, group practicum, and learn:

  • How to set up and conduct EFT and Tapping
  • Ways to Quiet emotional dysregulation due to past, present, and future upsets
  • How to Integrate EFT into various DSM diagnosis and other therapy models
  • Different methods such as metaphors, expanding language, targeting interventions
  • 10 Advanced applications and tools for expanding EFT/Tapping
  • EFT special considerations for special populations

Finish this comprehensive training feeling confident to incorporate EFT and Tapping into your clinical practice!


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This program is worth 12.75 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



Robin Bilazarian, LCSW, DCSW, DCEP (Diplomate in Energy Psychology), and International Certified Master EFT trainer's Profile

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Robin Bilazarian, LCSW, DCSW, DCEP (Diplomate in Energy Psychology), and International Certified Master EFT trainer, is a brief therapy expert, author and speaker who uses passion and humor to share a wealth of knowledge and her twenty years of experience integrating EFT into mainstream mental health treatment. She is the author of the Amazon best-seller Tapping the Mighty Mind: Simple Solutions for Stress, Conflict, and Pain. Her passion is to bring these rapid, thorough and gentle meridian and cognitive-based techniques into mainstream clinical mental health treatment.

EFT is a well-researched, comprehensive, mind-body treatment that rapidly desensitizes unwanted thoughts, emotions and connected physical reactions. EFT goes beyond supportive counseling and is actual treatment. It’s surprising how quickly turmoil dissipates; clients are usually better in one session -even if the issue is long standing.

Robin obtained her MSW degree from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill and interned at Duke Medical Outpatient Psychiatry. Her more than thirty years of clinical practice includes employment in all levels of mental health treatment, including private practice and using EFT in a community mental health center and with medical staff. She was recruited and worked for fourteen years as an internal Employee Assistance Program counselor, bringing these highly effective, short-term techniques to medical staff and students in a regional trauma hospital. Her trainees also included police, fire fighters, first responders, educators, city workers and others. She ran numerous internal and external EFT workshops, including psychiatric rounds and community conferences. She speaks nationally and internationally on this topic and presents frequently for NASW and Rutgers University. She is a sought-after expert in working with anxiety spectrum disorders.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Robin Bilazarian maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Cooper University Hospital. She receives royalties as a published author. Robin Bilazarian receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Robin Bilazarian has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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  1. Apply EFT and Tapping foundational methods including basic language formations.
  2. Utilize clinical strategies to deliberately focus on flushing out and treating target symptoms.
  3. Utilize the Subjective Unit of Distress Scale (SUDS) to continuously measure outcomes that guide treatment refinements.
  4. Investigate the interweave of negative thought, emotion and corresponding physical discomfort that are simultaneously released using EFT/Tapping.
  5. Examine the physical manifestation of upset as a powerful point of intervention that usually lightens the entirety of the problem.
  6. Experience highly interactive experiential learning in small groups and live demos.
  7. Describe how EFT works in conjunction with and beyond talk therapies to cut through resistant problems.
  8. Analyze possible language choices to find and desensitize the targeted upset.
  9. Utilize EFT and Tapping for specific diagnostic categories while refining specific verbal and adaptations to EFT and Tapping.
  10. Construct comprehensive, integrative treatment utilizing EFT and Tapping methods to interface with other treatment modalities and increase efficacy.
  11. Develop 5 ways to release physical pain without medication and realize this potential role in the battle against the opioid epidemic and addiction relapse prevention. Some reduction is often a byproduct of EFT/Tapping acupressure for the emotions. Also devise specific language choices and adaptations to enlarge this pain releasing reach.
  12. Determine specific directing adjustments to treat negative habits, compulsive behaviours, trauma, children, and couples work.


Emotional Freedom Techniques and Tapping
Why EFT: Breaking down misconceptions

  • Supporting and peer-reviewed research
  • EFT and cognitive interventions
  • Reduce the emotional mental cloud and emotional blocks
  • Break through resistant client problems
  • Meridian activation to calm and rebalance thought, emotion, and physical reactions
  • Compassion fatigue and burnout benefits
  • Research limitations and potential risks
How to set up EFT sessions and zero in on treatment targets
  • Set-up statement and sequence
  • Develop foundational language
  • Placement and applications of the acupoints
  • Explore inquiring questions to elicit the target intervention
  • Questions to zero in on treatment target
  • Reduce physical discomfort
  • Use of continuous measuring
  • Overcome treatment resistance
  • Sophisticated linguistic variations
Special considerations for treating anxiety, trauma, and more
  • EFT/Tapping for the anxiety spectrum
  • Special symptom dismantling to help depression
  • Quick reduction of compulsive behaviours and negative habits
  • Special consideration for treating social anxiety, phobias
  • Desensitize traumatic reactions
  • Benefits for pain reduction and relapse prevention
Advanced Applications and Tools
Expand EFT/Tapping ability and refine specific nuances for advanced benefit
  • Tell the story technique
    • Defuse emotional dysregulation
  • Art therapy tools
    • Projective use of EFT and tapping
  • Somatic Intervention
    • Expression of emotional despair
  • Choices method & weaving language
    • Breakdown negatives and enforce positive outcomes
  • Augmenting with forgiveness and gratitude
  • Advanced language patterns
Considerations for special populations
  • 5 non-medication ways to release pain
  • Couples work addressing the frustrating complementary behaviour, the imago
  • Specific considerations and measuring changes for children
  • Working with craving and relapse prevention
  • Group trauma and serious incident debriefing
  • Approach and benefit to humanitarian relief interventions
Integrating EFT/Tapping into other treatment theories
  • Rebalance emotional dysregulation for CBT and DBT
  • IFS parts work/child within
  • Advanced brief therapy expertise
  • Resource and closing of EMDR overwhelming moments
  • Effective projective technique for use in play therapy
Live demonstrations and group practice
  • Borrowing benefits for group therapy
  • Tearless trauma technique
    • Release traumatic events
  • Movie technique
    • Incorporating metaphors
  • Eliminating phobia and the often triggering “small t” trauma
  • Experiential EFT and Tapping group practice

Target Audience

  • Counsellors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Substance Use Disorders Counselors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Chaplains/Clergy
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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