Trauma and Food: Our Relationships to Eating, Weight and Obesity.
A conversation with Dr. Peta Stapleton, Professor of Psychology at Bond University
Registration is now OPEN for the biannual Tapping out of Trauma 8 week webinar training and begins on March 10, 2017.
Tapping out of Trauma creators Suzanne Fageol, CC, and Craig Weiner, DC are thrilled to bring you this interview with Peta Stapleton, PhD. Peta leads worldwide research and psychological trials into new therapies in the area of obesity and weight management. Among her contributions have been randomized clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of EFT tapping for food cravings, emotional eating and weight loss. The results of these studies have established Dr Stapleton as a world leader in the field and she is paving the way for the acceptance of EFT in worldwide academic and health care institutions.
In this interview we will explore:
- Food and Emotional Eating as a coping mechanism
- The complex and intertwined relationship between emotions and food.
- The primary driver feelings for emotional eating
- How research validates the connection between Trauma and Over-eating and Obesity.
- How trauma and abuse become precursors for obesity.
- The psychological underpinning pathways that drive overeating with regards to the involvement of trauma.
- How we can specifically use EFT and Tapping to focus on the resolution of emotional eating and weight gain
- The role that Epigenetics and Family Trauma play in the role of eating disorders and food/weight issues.
- The surprise research announcement that has just been released regarding the effectiveness and methods used to support the use of EFT in this arena.