How to get someone to try tapping?
I have seen this process work for myself and others. My daughter is depressed and does not seem open to tapping. How can I get her to at least try it?
It's often hardest to get our own kids to listen to our advice - even when it's good advice. One possibility is to get her to see a therapist that uses tapping as well as other methods. Maybe she would accept help from someone else, easier than from her mother.
Another possibility would be to give her my eBook: Meridian Tapping and Mindfulness for Depression. It has an Audio Book version of it included - so maybe she would at least listen to that and it would open her mind to the idea of tapping?
Last but not least, you could always bribe her.
I've seen people try meridian tapping with reluctance and skepticism, only to find that it works in spite of their initial mistrust. Whatever you can do to get her to give it an honest try, may be worth it.
Ben Schwarcz, MFT
Santa Rosa Psychotherapist
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