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Working With Military Service Members and Veterans: A Field Report of Obstacles and Opportunities

doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2009.1.1.ID By Ingrid Dinter Abstract The first few moments of an encounter with a veteran may be crucial in establishing a therapeutic alliance. A posture of respect and acknowledgment of their service provides a good start. Political observations should be avoided. Many service members identify with the archetypal warrior, laying down their lives to […]

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Change Is Possible: EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) with Life-Sentence and Veteran Prisoners at San Quentin State Prison

doi: 10.9769.EPJ.2009.1.1.HL By Hari Lubin & Tiffany Schneider Abstract Counseling with prisoners presents unique challenges and opportunities. For the past seven years, a project called “Change Is Possible” has offered EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) counseling to life sentence and war veteran inmates through the education department of San Quentin State Prison in California. Prisoners receive […]

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Energy Psychology Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress in Genocide Survivors in a Rwandan Orphanage: A Pilot Investigation

doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2009.1.1.BS By Barbara Stone, Lori Leyden, & Bert Fellows Abstract A team of four energy therapy practitioners visited Rwanda in September of 2009 to conduct trauma remediation programs with orphan genocide survivors with complex posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The program consisted of holistic, multi-dimensional rapport-building exercises, followed by an intervention using Thought Field Therapy […]

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