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ACEP's E-Newsletter • August, 2013

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In this Issue:

Starting August 19, Submit Your Proposals for the 16th Annual EP Conference

ACEP Communications Committee Update

Free Training in Human Subjects Research

Need a New Website?

Energy Field Seeking Successes - Become a Published Writer!

What's Happening at ACEP Headquarters

Conference Audio: Order Now!

ACEP Blog Highlights

Monthly mp3 Audio Download for Members

Congratulations to our new DCEPs!

Wikipedia Challenge

Have Some Success or other EP News to Share?

Shop Amazon to Support ACEP

New CEP and EFT Workshop Dates and Locations

Collective Healing

Connect with Us! Join our Yahoo Group or link up with us at any of our social media sites


- Energy Field Seeking Successes!
(Next Deadline: Dec 1)

- Claim Your Expertise and Become a Published Writer! (Next Deadline: Dec 1)

- Advertise to a Targeted EP Audience

- Updating the Research Section on our Website

- Visit ACEP’s Amazon store!

- Changing Your E-Mail Address?

QUOTE OF THE MONTH: "A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm." -Stanislav Grof

Time to Articulate Your Brilliance and Submit Your Proposals for the 16th Annual International Energy Psychology Conference!

Call for 2-Hour Workshop Presentation and
Full Day Pre-Conference Seminar Proposals

Talk is Not Enough: Activating Broader and Deeper Levels of Healing


Pre-Conference Workshops: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Main Conference: Thursday Evening, May 29 to Sunday, June 1, 2014

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort
5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85226 USA
Tel: +1 602-225-0100

Potential speakers are invited to submit proposals to present 2-hour workshops and/or a full day pre-conference seminar at the 16th International Annual Energy Psychology Conference being conducted at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort from Thursday, May 29, 2014 through Sunday June 1, 2014. There is room for a maximum of 45 breakout sessions organized in nine tracks over the course of the three-day conference. There are 11 spots for pre-conference seminars taking place from 9am to 5pm on Thursday, May 29.  




ACEP Committee Corner:
An Update from the ACEP Communications Committee

While many aspects of ACEP communications (including our monthly e-newsletter, Facebook profile, our blog and special announcements to members) are handled by our talented and amazing staff in the office, the Communications Committee manages other vital aspects of our mandate to "get the word out” to our members, the media and the general pubic. Highlights of our progress to date include: 

  • Our quarterly Energy Field Review email distribution list has grown to 7,500.  This expanded readership offers greater opportunities to promote ACEP events and trainings and to give advertisers a broader audience.
  • The formation of a Media Response Team with the directive to enhance awareness of ACEP and energy psychology (EP) within the fields of psychology and allied helping professionals and the public at large.
  • The committee initiates correspondence and responds to articles that reference the emerging field of energy healing, complimentary and alternative healing modalities and current EP research.
  • We are currently forming an Editorial Review Team to evaluate our current author guidelines and to evaluate articles submitted for publication in the Energy Field with the intention to enhance the quality and quantity of enlightening and educational articles.*
  • Video excerpts from interviews conducted with attendees at the 2012 ACEP conference are featured on the ACEP home page. The videos serve as a welcoming introduction to ACEP and EP for visitors to our website.

Questions?  Feel free to contact Marlene Cameron – email

*Energy Field Energy Editorial Review Team - Call for Team Members

If you are a licensed practitioner and would be interested in joining the Editorial Review Team, please contact me:

Free Training in Human Subjects Research will Expire in 30 Days

The CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) offers online training for researchers, grad students and interested colleagues in the following areas:

The training module on Human Subjects Research (HSR) is required for research in psychology on human subjects. ACEP has been paying for these services for the last several years so it has been FREE for ACEP members. In reviewing the usage for the last year, however, it has come to light that not enough members are taking advantage of this offering to make it cost effective for ACEP to continue paying for the service. If you are interested in the training, it will remain FREE for ACEP members through September 19, 2013.

If interested in this training, see details:, and then contact:

Dr. Melinda Connor:

Need a Great New Website for your Practice?

Our Partner over at TherapySites is offering a Hot Summer Sale 'til August 31st. Get an all inclusive website including search engine optimization, credit card processing, online appointment scheduling and more for $39/month for an entire year (a $240 value)! Sign up at and Enter promo code: SS13

Support ACEP through your site: Setting up your website through TherapySites supports ACEP as well (they donate $100 to ACEP for each referral).

Energy Field is Seeking Successes:

Our quarterly publication, The Energy Field, features a column called 'Success of the Month.' Clinicians and aspiring authors (we know you're out there!) now have the opportunity to share interesting cases highlighting EP techniques. Please note that all articles require written permission from the client, and personal and identifying details should be omitted to ensure anonymity. Word limit is 1,500 words.

The next deadline is December 1, 2013. Please submit your Successes to Energy Field Editor Marlene Cameron at

Hello from Headquarters: What's Happening at the ACEP Office?

We are aiming for the way of Wu Wei here at headquarters -- especially since being thrown into a little bit of limbo (laced with obstacles and detours) with our impending web migration. This is a whale of a project that we hope to dive into fully in the coming months so that we have full capacity (and an appropriate web platform) for 2014 Conference preparations starting this winter. Send good vibes to our web host company as they seem to be in a chaotic, understaffed tizzy.   

2013 Conference Audio and Video - Order Now!

If you didn't pre-order the conference audio or keynote DVDs, they're now available for purchasing online. The whole conference is available in mp3 format for $199 and/or you can purchase all 5 keynotes on DVD for $125. CLICK HERE to peruse and purchase.

The ACEP Blog - Past Month Highlights:
If you haven't had a chance to read our blog recently, here is a new post from the past month: Lighting the Way: Connecting Rwanda and Sandy Hook Trauma Survivors for Powerful Healing with EFT

ACEP's Monthly Audio Download for Members:
We hope you enjoyed your July download featuring Midge Murphy's breakout session from our 11th Annual Conference.

The August member download is David Gruder's breakout entitled Your Next Wave of Personal Development: Aligning Internal, Relationship, and Collective Integrity Using EP from ACEP's 9th Annual Conference in 2007. Bon Apetit!

To receive the mp3, CLICK HERE and sign in using your member login and password.

Congratulations to our new DCEP Certified Practitioners! We are so pleased to have Jennifer Krumm and Carol Phelps join our community of DCEP Practitioners. Congratulations on your hard work and dedication to this transformative field.

Wikipedia Challenge:

Some of you may be aware that Wikipedia appears to have a dedicated cadre (cabal?) of editors who, under the guise of promoting ‘objectivity’ have published negative articles about EFT, TFT and other CAM modalities on Wikipedia.  

We are in the process of researching wiki rules and challenging the wiki skeptics. This will require a team effort over several months. We already have a small dedicated group being focalized by Vicki Allen and Jeff Tyson.

If you have energy/interest for this issue, please join us! (Take a look at the wiki entry for Emotional Freedom Techniques and its Talk Page.)

To join us in these efforts, please contact:
Vicki Allen: and Jeff Tyson:

Have some Success or Other EP News to Share? 
We'd love to highlight member EP news on a monthly basis. So, if you have something to share, please send your submission for consideration to Emily Snider by the 20th of the month prior to publication at

Shopping in 2013? Keep Using Amazon to Support ACEP
Whether you're buying clothing, books, furniture or appliances through Amazon, all of these purchases can continue supporting the mission of ACEP throughout the year. Please use THIS LINK to get to their site. A portion of every sale will be donated to ACEP. 

Upcoming ACEP Workshops in CEP and EFT:

If you've been yearning to add new depth and transformational tools to your practice, we'd love to see you at one of our 12 CE trainings in EFT or CEP this fall. Price deadlines are coming up fast - so check out the dates/locations below. Full calendar details are available by CLICKING HERE.

Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology: CEP Level 1 12 CE hours available for psychologists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, drug counselors, nurses and acupuncturists.

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Professional Skills 1: EFT PS1 12 CE hours available for psychologists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, drug counselors, nurses and acupuncturists.


To download the full EFT brochure for printing, click here. To download the full CEP brochure for printing, click here.

If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, please contact the office at 619-861-2237.

We hope to see you soon! 

Collective Healing: The Energy of Kindness

For all of the progressiveness the NW is known for we, have had several incidents occur for a new professional family in town that have stunned many. Dau and her husband and five children moved to Salem, OR from Boston for Dau's new job in Human Resources at our local hospital.

They are biracial and immediately were not served at restaurants repeatedly, bullied at a bowling alley, etc. They ignored these incidents at first as individual ignorance rather than community hate. They found a church community and an activist community and supportive schools for their children. Then one day Dau came into her work to find a bullet on her desk with "leave N___ or die" on her office wall, in the hospital. Dau describes the change that came over her that day. She knew clearly that even in her 40-something generation in 2012 her life could be taken because of the color of her skin. Their first instinct was to leave. Instead, authorities took over the investigation, and she and her family got an outpouring of love and support from her co-workers and the greater Salem community. Some of us wrote her a poster size card that now hangs on the wall where the hate message has been erased. And finally she says, "Because we have been so blessed, we practice and teach our children to practice kindness. If we spread kindness then these incidents will cease to exist."

I am passing this on to all of my ACEP friends this month. Strike your favorite energetic pose and move into that place of kindness and send it to all of the places in your body, mind, family and community that could use an extra dose of kindness.

Connect and Converse with Us!

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SOCIAL MEDIA: In addition to breaking news and tips for self care with EP, we will be sending reminders about upcoming workshops for you to share with your friends around the globe. Follow us on  Twitter, like our ACEP Facebook group, and come talk about EP on our ACEP LinkedIn group


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