EFT and Animals
As an animal communicator, I’m in the business of hearing stories from people and animals. Sometimes, both the person and the animal get a little stuck in their stories and this leads to unwanted behavior. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) tapping is one of those modalities to help people and their animals move beyond the story and into healthy new habits.
I have a client, Louise, whose dog, Sparky, was nipping people when they came to the house. Workmen, dinner guests, the UPS guy; Sparky was an equal opportunity nipper! Of course, I wanted Louise to start rigorous dog training that minute.
Sparky was hungry for some rules and boundaries, and was protective because he wasn’t sure what else to do. Louise hated rules, loved freedom, and thought the dog should be able to run free on their acreage.
Because I could hear the conflict between the animal’s needs and the human’s needs, EFT tapping came to mind immediately.
EFT tapping is a healing technique that quiets the nervous system, spurs emotional healing, alleviates the anxiety underlying most behavioral challenges, and