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Pre- & Post-Conference Intensives

Pre and post conference conference trainings run all day with one meal break and two brief breaks.

​ Start and end times vary. All times are in Eastern Daylight Time



Wednesday, May 12, 2021

11:00am - 6:30pm EDT

The Rapid Relief Process™: New Multi-Energy Approach for Negative & Positive States

Stephanie Eldringhoff, MA, DCEP, LMFT Marti MacEwan, MA, DCEP, LMHC

6 CE Hours* | Level: ALL

Come learn the new Rapid Relief Process, and discover how to work with multiple subtle energy systems at the same time. This approach is based on mindfulness, meridian theory, chakra balancing, qigong, biofield expansion/stabilization and hemispheric integration. Learn how to apply the process to a specific focus of attention, be it a problem or desired state. It does not require muscle testing, conversation or problem solving.


  1. List 3 subtle energy systems addressed by the Rapid Relief Process.
  2. Name 3 modalities that are folded into the Rapid Relief Process.
  3. Describe 2 ways the Rapid Relief Process can be used to diminish negative and enhance and reinforce positive states.
  4. Name 2 elements that are at work in the psychological reversal correction.
  5. List 3 elements included in the Rapid Relief Process Energy Re-Set.
  6. List 3 elements included in the Rapid Relief Process Energy Sweep.

Stephanie Eldringhoff, MA, DCEP, LMFT, has specialized in energy psychology since 1993 in Washington. She is a consultant and trainer for ACEP's CEP certification program, past ACEP Board member, former faculty for Eden Energy Medicine, student of energy work for 46 years and co-developer of The Rapid Relief Process.

Marti MacEwan, MA, DCEP, LMHC, an avid practitioner of energy psychology since 1996, is co-developer of The Rapid Relief ProcessTM. The RRP is a cornerstone of her specialty in stage fright, performance anxiety and fear of public speaking. Marti is author of The Stage Fright Cure book and online course.

Mind/Body Tools for Children: Techniques for Trauma, Resilience, Self-Confidence & Performance

Suzanne Velasquez-Sheehy, EdD, EP
Jondi Whitis
Gail Gillespie, PhD

6 CE Hours** | Level: All

Understand how stress and trauma impact children. Learn the science behind EFT and how to integrate evidence-based energy psychology self-help tools to improve children's stress management, emotion-regulation, self-confidence and resilience. You will receive a toolkit of resources for teaching children energy psychology tools in a variety of settings, including in the classroom. ​


  1. Describe at least 3 emotional or behavioral characteristics in children that occur as a result of stress and trauma.
  2. Identify at least 3 characteristics of highly sensitive children/teens and 3 common socio-emotional challenges of this population.
  3. Demonstrate how to apply basic EFT. 
  4. List at least 3 strategies for introducing EFT to children of various ages.
  5. Demonstrate at least 3 energy psychology techniques that children can use to help manage the effects of stress and trauma and reframe limiting thoughts and beliefs.
  6. Develop an action plan to integrate energy psychology tools into your work with children.

Suzanne Velasquez-Sheehy, EdD, EP is a certified energy psychology practitioner and licensed teacher and administrator specializing in increasing performance by identifying and reframing limiting beliefs. She is the creator of Stress Less and BOLT to Success SEL programs and the author of An EP Toolkit for Teachers.

Jondi Whitis is a master trainer/trainer of trainers and Training Board member for EFT International. She delivers professional EFT training along with other energy psychology modality workshops across the country. A former teaching artist in NYC schools, she is passionate about bringing energy psychology and emotional wisdom to children.

Gail Gillespie, PhD, is a licensed school psychologist in private practice in New Orleans. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of school-aged children and their families. Gail has been an ACEP member and has practiced EFT for the past twelve years.


Thursday, May 13, 2021

10:00am - 5:30pm EDT

Access Resourceful Mind-Body-Energy States with the New SOAR Method

Alfred Heath, MA, LPC

6 CE Hours* | Level: ALL

This workshop explores a new spinoff of the energy psychology method Be Set Free Fast (BSFF). SOAR, or Subconsciously Optimized and Accessed Resourcefulness, picks up where the elimination of emotional baggage and self-limitation leaves off. Learn how to apply subconscious mind instructions and cueing methodology to trigger neurological and energetic processes associated with beneficial inner-resource activation for successful living.


  1. List 4 broad categories of life issues appropriate to address with Be Set Free Fast.
  2. Describe 1 key distinction between the goals of standard energy psychology methodology and SOAR.
  3. Describe the diagram depicting the relationship between conscious intention, subconscious processes, and physiology referenced in the workshop.
  4. List 2 neurological functions, somatosensory experiences, and subjective mental/emotional states corresponding to each level of Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.
  5. Define BSFF, SOAR acronyms.
  6. Identify 3 elements of an energy psychology - plus-SOAR implementation plan.

Alfred Heath, MA, LPC, fosters mind-body-spirit-energy wellbeing. He is a coach/facilitator/healer, professional counselor, certified hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner, Quantum Entrainment Facilitator, Reiki master, and developer of ZeroPoint Intentional. Alfred was designated by Be Set Free Fast developer Dr. Larry Nims to be its principal educator and trainer.


10th Annual Research Symposium

Coordinator: John Freedom, CEHP

6 CE Hours* | Level: ALL

Free with 3-day conference registration ($210 value)

Learn the Latest Research in the Field

Knowing the science behind energy psychology and energy healing can help you communicate more effectively with doctors and other referral sources. It can also help you with skeptical clients. Join us for ACEP's 10th Annual Research Symposium and learn about the latest research being done by some of the leading scientists and clinicians in the fields of energy psychology and energy medicine.


  1. Name 2 EP modalities that have been documented to effectively treat anxiety.
  2. Name 2 researchers who have demonstrated neurological changes in the brain following EFT treatment using fMRI.
  3. Name two methods which are commonly used to measure stress.
  4. Name a country in the Middle East where Thought Field Therapy is being used to treat PTSD.
  5. Name two countries where EFT is being used to decrease anxiety and improve wellbeing in primary school students.
  6. Name two EP methods that may be more cost-effective than CBT in treating veterans with PTSD.

Symposium Coordinator: John Freedom, CEHP, counselor, educator and trainer in private practice in Santa Rosa, California. Author of Heal Yourself with Emotional Freedom Techniques , he serves as chair of ACEP's research committee.


Monday, May 17, 2021

11:00am - 6:30pm EDT

Post conference trainings run all day
with one meal break and two brief breaks.

Pain to Gain:
Holistic Treatment for Chronic Pain

Fred Gallo, PhD

6 CE Hours* | Level: ALL

While chronic pain is subjective, it involves physical, mental and social aspects. Energy psychology and mindfulness are important additions to the biopsychosocial treatment regime. Integration of these modalities to manage and transform chronic pain will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced.


  1. Distinguish acute from chronic pain.
  2. List 2 types of implantable therapy for chronic pain.
  3. List 5 energy psychology techniques for treating chronic pain.
  4. List 10 basic treatment points used in Emotional Freedom Techniques.
  5. List 5 benefits of mindfulness.
  6. List the 4 phases of a composite treatment for chronic pain.

Dr. Fred Gallois an energy psychology pioneer and author of numerous articles, manuals, and eight books. He is the author of Energy Psychology and Energy Tapping for Trauma.

Ancestral Trauma Release Techniques

Ben Schwarcz, MFT
Eva Malanowski, PsyD

6 CE Hours* | Level: ALL

Discover how the energy of ancestors can impact your clients' lives today. Learn how to heal deeply held ancestral patterns and traumas with Ancestral Trauma Release Techniques (ATRT). Deepen your understanding of Emotional Freedom Techniques and develop the skills you need to use Ancestral Trauma Tapping for emotional healing of your clients, yourself and your lineage. Some prior training in Emotional Freedom Techniques, Thought Field Therapy, or a similar tapping process is required, and you should be comfortable using at least basic tapping with clients (palliatively).


  1. Name 3 ways emotional traumas of your ancestors are expressed in your client's patterns.
  2. Describe how tapping in the ATRT process differs from traditional EFT.
  3. Identify how to decide which ancestor or family member to focus on in the ATRT process.
  4. Identify 3 dysfunctional beliefs that can be passed down from your ancestors.
  5. Describe the basic ATRT process.
  6. Identify what clients ATRT may not be appropriate for.

Ben Schwarcz, MFT, is an advanced certified EFT practitioner, ACEP EFT program consultant, psychotherapist, and coach. As the son of a Holocaust survivor, Ben has personally experienced the challenges and healing of ancestral trauma. Ben's specialties are trauma, peak performance, coaching entrepreneurs, and spiritual issues. He is codeveloper of ATRT.

Dr. Eva Malanowski, PsyD , specializes in healing relational trauma and addictions. Eva's grandfather escaped Auschwitz and then fought and died in the Warsaw uprising. She has over 19 years of clinical experience, leads workshops for entrepreneurs, and for veterans with PTSD. She is co-developer of ATRT.

*Session is approved for different CE boards, but no APA, CME or CNE CE is available.

** Session is approved for CE boards, including APA, CME and CNE.

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