Help TFT Be Recognized as the Model Service in Trauma Healing in Rwanda

We have just had the following message from the IZERE Center in Rwanda.  It is wonderful to have TFT’s role in their healing process be acknowledged and recognized in this way.  This is an urgent request to help us support this Unity and Reconciliation Week program.  As it is not in our planned budget, we need your support to help them provide this program and the recognition of TFT and their model of trauma relief.  They are requesting $5500. 

 “It is my pleasure to let you know that TFT and Psychosocial Diocesan Service is considered as the model service in trauma healing, Unity and Reconciliation of Rwandan people in the Northern province. Our work at Izere Center and Mutete sector is making the change in the society.  Yesterday we attended the provincial meeting and we have been requested to organize the Unity and reconciliation week which will begin at TFT Site of Mutete Sector and end at Izere Center. Many people will be invited such as: Minister of Justice, Minister of Local governance, Governor of Northern Province, the Chairperson of The National  Unity and reconciliation Commission  Mayors, Bishops, Mayors,…  Tomorrow, we have the management meeting and we will establish the important activities which will characterize that week. So, we are asking you if you should get any sponsorship or support for the success of that week.”

Tomorrow I give you all the details after the technical meeting! It is hard for us because it is the first time for our service to be chosen for the organization and heading the activities of the Unity and Reconciliation week!

 Click here to DONATE to help us support this recognition and healing of Rwandan’s with TFT.

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NEW Book: The Craft of Public Speaking

41JQgUW1uYL._SX313_BO1,204,203,200_Dr Colin M. Barron’s new book is now available on Amazon.

I am very pleased to announce Dr. Colin Barron’s new book. Dr. Barron has been a long time TFT VT practitioner and an active participant on our community. He has graciously share much knowledge over the years. And as he is, himself, an excellent and very witty speaker, he is certainly qualified to write this book. You can get your copy here.

Colin has been using TFT since early in 2000, and in November 2001 he became the first British person to qualify as a Voice Technology TFT practitioner. Colin has also gained 40 years of experience in public speaking, and did some training with the John May School of Public Speaking in London in January 1990.

Public speaking is one of the most important skills in personal and professional life. Yet too often this key ability is neglected, leading to presentations which are dull, uninspired and poorly delivered.

The Craft of Public Speaking examines some of the crucial aptitudes which are fundamental to delivering an effective presentation for listeners. These include preparation, structure and rehearsal, in addition to some of the more overlooked aspects of oration such as the use of visual aids, adding humour, and dressing for success. As well as discussing how to deliver effective live addresses in public settings, the book also covers interview techniques for TV and radio along with how to organise seminars and conferences.

Dr Colin M. Barron has delivered hundreds of lectures and presentations to audiences during a long career, giving speeches on a wide variety of different subjects over many years. In The Craft of Public Speaking, he shares the essential knowledge that you will need to become a truly successful public speaker.

Make Peace with Your Past – Enhance Your Relationships

There is no doubt that how we experience ourselves in relationships is of great importance to us. Be it within the family, with friends or coworkers we are interacting and relating to many people throughout our lives. The scenarios are many, and the situations differ but underlying all is the hope that we create something harmonious and enjoyable that enriches our lives. Read more

TFT Trauma Care – Partners Program – in Japanese University

Japanese Association of Thought Field Therapy (JATFT) has a program for trauma relief, the TFT Partners program is one-day workshop where the JATFT provides certification for volunteering human services. The program is based on the TFT Foundation’s Rwandan community treatment model and allows anybody who would like to help others to join the program. Read more

The Thought Field Newsletter

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Here’s the Latest Newsletter
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Joanne-Callahan1Dear TFT Community,

I have just finished my first year in Virginia.  I love it and really am enjoying the change of seasons.  I am amazed and grateful at how successful our TFT retreats and trainings have been over this last year.  They have been life-transformative for many.  The beautiful Synchronicity Sanctuary adds depth and energy rarely found in any typical venue. 

This issue of the Thought Field recaps some of the exciting events from 2016 and our collaborations with other “tappers” around the world.  It also highlights the new workshops and events we have scheduled for next year. 

Based on recent research on how we can inherit PTSD, we have created a workshop to “Make Peace with Our Past”.   Rudolf and Mona Kaufmann will be joining me for this exciting new approach to healing our family tree.  They will also be joining me in February for a special workshop to help us live our relationships from a place of love.  This is possible whether the relationship be work, friends or family.

Another exciting event is our TFT VT Conference.  VT level practitioners from around the world will come together to network, share cases, launch research and test new protocols.  It is this advanced level of TFT where we initiate and test new things.  These leaders are who keep TFT a dynamic, evolving healing modality – ever growing and expanding.

We have packaged some our best selling items for the holidays.  One is an introductory package and makes a perfect gift to introduce family and friends to TFT and better health.  Then we have a training package that even provides one-on-one help. 

If you are thinking about upgrading your skills, then you will want to know about our new FAST TRACK to the ultimate level of TFT, Voice Technology.

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Happy Holidays,

Joanne Callahan, MBA
President, Callahan Techniques, Ltd.

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Thought Field Therapy – The Original Tapping Therapy

For the past 35 years, a simple technique called Thought Field Therapy has been rapidly healing trauma, anxiety, pain and disease for people who are desperate to regain wellness and normalcy in their lives.

What started as a simple therapeutic treatment to stimulate the body’s own healing systems through tapping on various points of the body—much the same way Chinese physicians use acupuncture to do—has become much more mainstream, launching the fields of energy psychology and energy medicine in the western world. Read more

Exploring More Worldwide Possibilities for TFT

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It seems our TFT community is making yet another connection with am NGO connected to the United Nations.  The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) includes a department that specifically engages with NGO’s that meet their criteria, and are working to make a difference in the world.  I recently blogged about Dr. Ayame Morikawa’s new appointment with an NGO, World Human Facility (WHO-eu) recognized by ECOSOC.

Just a few months ago,  Jenny Edwards, a TFT Foundation Board member and a professor at Fielding University, introduced me to women working with an NGO affiliated with Fielding; The Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment (WNGE).  This group works with programs in low and middle income countries that are making a difference for children, with a special focus on young women.  This group also, is recognized by ECOSCO and has consultative status, a high status for an NGO affiliated with ECOSOC.

Not long ago, through this connection, I was asked to participate in a Skype session which included a woman in Tanzania who directs programs in several countries.  There is a thought currently, that these programs might be more efficient and more effective if they incorporated work that directly addressed –psychological issues, such as anxiety, self-esteem, and trauma.  There is preliminary consideration of the possibility of incorporating TFT into one of these programs initially and there will be more exploring of this idea in the near future.  Through this connection, I was invited to join  three other women representing WNGE at the 60th UN Commission on the Status of Women: Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development (CSW60), starting March 14th at the UN in New York.

This will be a new experience for me, and one that I look forward to.  I look forward especially, to be representing TFT at this meeting. I am so grateful to Jenny Edwards for opening this possibility for us.

Suzanne Connolly

The Magic of Brazil and TFT Well-Being Retreat

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We visited some of the most beautiful waterfalls and hot water pools you can imagine.  And, we did all of this in the area surrounding the heart chakra of the earth.

Everyone experienced healing and life changing transformations. They all left with the tools to continue their healing journey.  We are already planning next year’s event in this beautiful country.

The beauty, energy (a base of deep quartz crystal) and some of TFT’s newest tools created a spectacular experience for us all.  I am now getting ready for our next Well-Being retreat in another magical place, the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.  And, I brought back a special healing tool from Brazil.  Watch for news on this new tool to be added to our Well-Being Retreat.

If you are ready for a magical experience of healing CLICK HERE for our next event.

Joanne Callahan, MBA
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What is TFT Voice Technology?

What Is TFT Voice Technology and what will I be able to do with it?  How long will it take me to put it to work after I take the course?

I get asked these questions and others all of the time. So,I thought I would share something from two of our recent Optimal Health grads and one of our long time TFT-VT practitioners, Dr. Colin Barron.

Maria attended our recent course in Brazil and even sent us a YouTube video of her excitement. For those of us that don’t speak Portuguese, she kindly sent me the English translation.

Yolanda attended our Paris Optimal Health course and shares her first ever case, her infant daughter’s amazing recovery from being ill.

Then Dr. Colin Barron, a long-time TFT-VT practitioner and physician in Scotland, shares a complex OCD case. It is an example of how quickly and thoroughly one can use VT to address a complicated and previously recalcitrant problem, and how it holds up over time. Read more

The Tapping Solution

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Thought Field Therapy  – The Original Tapping Therapy

For the past 33 years, a simple technique called Thought Field Therapy has been rapidly healing trauma, anxiety, pain and disease for people who are desperate to regain wellness and normalcy in their lives.

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This Article Appeared in Spa Veda Magazine

What started as a simple therapeutic treatment to stimulate the body’s own healing systems through tapping on various points of the body—much the same way Chinese physicians use acupuncture to do—has become much more mainstream, launching the fields of energy psychology and energy medicine in the western world.

Thousands have recovered rapidly from troublesome disorders like insomnia, gout or tinnitus. Others have eliminated stress, anxiety and fears – and even physical pain literally within minutes. Hundreds have regained their lives by curbing addictive urges for nicotine, controlled substances or obsessive behaviors. Those suffering the aftereffects of trauma—warfare, rape, injury or loss— have instantly removed the horrible emotions and feelings tied to that event which previously controlled their lives, sometimes for decades.

How Did Thought Field Therapy Come Into Being?

In 1979, as a licensed psychologist in private practice, Roger was counseling a young mother who was terrified of water. In fact, her phobia was so extreme; she was unable to pursue even the most basic activities if they involved water or brought her near to water. To our great frustration, after a year of using all the traditional therapy methods, our patient “Mary” was no better than before. Sitting outside near our swimming pool one day, she became nauseous from just the thought of the water nearby. Then Roger had an idea. Remembering that the Chinese had used acupuncture for over 5,000 years to stimulate the flow of energy through what they call the body’s “meridians” or electrical pathways, he asked Mary to tap a few times under her eye – the location of the end point of the stomach meridian.

After several seconds of tapping, Mary exclaimed, “It’s gone!” and made a beeline for the pool bending down to splash water on her face. Quite frankly, we were dumbfounded. Yet that night, Mary decided to test her phobia cure further by driving to the ocean in a rare California rainstorm. Wading into the surf, she remained completely free of her fear. Trying to make sense of what had just happened; we questioned how such an unusual technique could bring about results when it was so contrary to all our traditional training and all recognized therapy protocols. Read more