I highly recommend
Lucia August.  In one
short EFT session, she
healed my flight anxiety
from unmanageable to
the point where I could
comfortably take a 13
hour flight to China to
perform in an
international music
festival.   Margaret D.  


Lucia
Thank you for the light
hearted session today!  
Dumping off that old
heavy stuff sure feels
wonderful.  It was so
poignant (and obvious
but missed observation)
to work with how I
learned from my father.  
There is a new peace in
my heart. Susan
Schuchardt

Lucia
Thank you for that
fantastic session.....it
really was wonderful and
SO helpful.

I feel like I'm finally
cleaning out, healing
accepting, the very
bottom layers of the  
"hornets nest" that I've
been working with for
the last few years.  It's
like the last pieces of the
puzzle are finally falling
into place.

And that's an ongoing
process....but there is
less confusion now
....and a sense of ...well
how could it be any
different?  What can be
seen and accepted
...even grudgingly ....is
well on the way to being
integrated.

So THANK YOU for your
lovely presence and
assistance.  I felt very
safe with you.
Jude E., Australia


Click Here for More
Testimonials
AugustHealing with
LUCIA KIM AUGUST, M.A.
Licensed Psychotherapist
Advanced EFT Practitioner
Certified Hypnotherapist
1-510-792-5588
The current status of EFT as an "evidence-based" practice is summarized below in this
statement in the APA (American Psychological Association) journal Review of General
Psychology:

    "A literature search identified 50 peer-reviewed papers that report or investigate clinical outcomes
    following the tapping of acupuncture points to address psychological issues. The 17 randomized
    controlled trials in this sample were critically evaluated for design quality, leading to the conclusion
    that they consistently demonstrated strong effect sizes and other statistical results that far exceed
    chance after relatively few treatment sessions. Criteria for evidence-based treatments proposed by
    Division 12 of the American Psychological Association were also applied and found to be met for a
    number of conditions, including PTSD.

Here is the abstract:

Acupoint Stimulation in Treating Psychological Disorders: Evidence of Efficacy

David Feinstein, PhD.

Review of General Psychology, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Psychological Association (APA) (in
press).

Abstract

Energy psychology is a clinical and self-help modality that combines verbal and physical procedures for
effecting therapeutic change. While utilizing established clinical methods such as exposure and cognitive
restructuring, the approach also incorporates concepts and techniques from non-Western healing systems.
Its most frequently utilized protocols combine the stimulation of acupuncture points (by tapping on, holding,
or massaging them) with the mental activation of a targeted psychological issue. Energy psychology has
been controversial, in part due to its reliance on explanatory mechanisms that are outside of conventional
clinical frameworks and in part because of claims by its early proponents -­ without adequate research
support -­ of extraordinary speed and power in attaining positive clinical outcomes. This paper revisits
some of the field’s early claims, as well as current practices, and assesses them in the context of existing
evidence. A literature search identified 50 peer-reviewed papers that report or investigate clinical outcomes
following the tapping of acupuncture points to address psychological issues. The 17 randomized controlled
trials in this sample were critically evaluated for design quality, leading to the conclusion that they
consistently demonstrated strong effect sizes and other positive statistical results that far exceed chance
after relatively few treatment sessions. Criteria for evidence-based treatments proposed by Division 12 of
the American Psychological Association were also applied and found to be met for a number of conditions,
including PTSD.  Neurological mechanisms that may be involved in these surprisingly strong findings are
also considered.

Keywords: acupoints, efficacy, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), exposure, Thought Field Therapy (TFT)




Important note: While EFT has produced remarkable results, it must still be considered to be in the
experimental stage and thus practitioners and the public must take complete responsibility for their use of it.
1-510-792-5588
AugustHealing with
LUCIA KIM AUGUST, M.A.
Licensed Psychotherapist
Advanced EFT Practitioner
1-510-792-5588