Course Overview

Energy Psychology: Evidenced-Based Approach for Treating Trauma

This presentation provides an elegant introduction to the theory, research, and practice of energy psychology in treating trauma.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

30 minutes

Non-CME Eligible*

CME Eligible
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Course Info
Course Faculty

What you will learn

 Course Summary

A whole person approach recognizes that stress and trauma are almost always significant factors in the development and/or course of disease of most problems brought to integrative practitioners. Energy Psychology (EP) is a family of focused and brief approaches that rapidly release effects of unresolved small “t” or big “T” trauma in the mind-body system. The most common form of EP is known as Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) or tapping. A significant body of research (over 125 studies) has shown EP to be a highly effective brief treatment of trauma in contexts that range from war related PTSD in US veterans to the effects of genocide in Rwandan orphans. EP treatment is usually gentle without abreaction. This presentation provides an elegant introduction to the theory, research, and practice of EP in treating trauma. Discover how to remove the negative energy/emotions from traumatic events that facilitates healing and post traumatic growth.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Describe the empirical research supporting the effectiveness of energy psychology for treating Trauma.
  • List the 4 steps of Emotional Freedom Techniques' Basic Protocols.
  • Delineate how trauma such as Adverse Childhood Events (ACES) influence the development of emotional problems and physical disease.
  • Describe at least one effective way to suggest to patients what they should use energy psychology approaches as part of their integrative treatment.
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This course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Faculty

Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP


Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP, licensed psychologist and author of Tools for Transforming Trauma, has worked with trauma for over 30 years and energy psychology since 1996. Since 2008, he’s been the executive direct or of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology. Bob has conducted lectures throughout the world, on energy psychology, trauma treatment, Ericksonian hypnosis and brief therapies. He designed and created the online "The Science of Energy Healing” programs. He developed and teaches in ACEP’s online EFT program. He has organized 25 conferences on energy psychology, treating trauma, Ericksonian and brief therapy


No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation and CME

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.

Course Outline

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.