Haunted by the Past

Recently, I've been experiencing really intense bad moods and feelings, ones that i never had before. I was confused because there wasn't anything annoying me but as I dug deeper, I found that my pain had a source: past events that left a scar in me that I can never forget.


I feel very sad, I cry, I binge, I can't sleep through the night; I don't eat as much as I used to and the list goes on and on.

I don't know where to go from here...

Ben's Answer:

I'm going to give you my usual answer here: Any past emotional trauma - no matter how severe - can be completely resolved in most cases, with Meridian Tapping/EFT. This is a self-help method that you can learn to use on yourself... but for severe or overwhelming traumas, may be better to undertake this process with the help of a trained therapist or other practitioner who uses EFT/Tapping. Other therapy methods can help too - but Tapping is by far the best I've ever found, and is what I use with most of my own clients.

With Tapping you can usually let go of pretty much anything, and put the past behind you.

Take Care,
Ben Schwarcz, MFT
Santa Rosa Psychotherapist











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Apr 20, 2010
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Great Advice
by: JP

I can vouch for the good advice Ben just gave you. I spent two years in therapy (conventional) with little results--even some things getting worse. I have used tapping on my binge eating with good results! When I used his guided meditation the first time, I had horrible nightmares (about my extremely abusive, alcoholic ex-husband). I thought I had already let that part of my life go, but was wrong, as Ben pointed out when I asked him about it. I have used Tapping to help me through the trauma I suffered at his hands. Guess what? No more nightmares, no anxiety if I think about him, no more shameful feelings about what I "let" him do to me. Tapping will really work--just give it a chance, and don't get discouraged if you don't get results the first time. It can take a little practice! Also, use Ben's guided meditation--you won't believe how relaxed and calm you will feel afterwards. I know I sound like a commercial, but I have had such good results, I want to share it with everyone!! Good Luck to you.

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