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January 2014

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Thank you for helping make the Energy in Action Campaign a success!

New ACEP website - update your member profile

Conference registration open - best price before Feb 17

New audio subscription program with special pricing for members

If you missed the live EM/EP webinar event, you can watch the recordings on YouTube

Research Symposium call for papers - due February 1

Research in progress: "Health Effects of Heart Assisted Therapy" Wikipedia petition update

ACEP Humanitarian Committee update

ACEP movers and shakers

Send a student to the conference

Congratulations to our new ACP-EFT!

Have some success or other EP news to share?

Shop Amazon to support ACEP

New CEP and EFT Workshop Dates and Locations

Collective Healing

Free member audio download

Connect with Us!

Monthly Reminders:

Energy Field seeking successes! (Next deadline is March 1)

Claim your expertise and become a published writer! (Next Deadline is March 1)

Advertise to a targeted EP audience

Updating the research section on our website

Visit ACEP’s Amazon store!

Changing your E-Mail address?

Thank You, Thank You!

Energy in Action Campaign a Huge Success!

With your incredible generosity and belief in the ACEP Vision, we raised $90,534 during the Energy in Action matching fund campaign. Thank you.

We're very excited about what 2014 holds for ACEP, our members and the expansion of energy psychology's healing impact in the world.

Stay tuned for updates on the outreach and influence made possible by your support.

ACEP Gets a Facelift!

The new ACEP website is live...time to update your member profile

You may have noticed we've entered the new year with many significant projects happening simultaneously. Our new website launch is one of them.

We hope you enjoy the updated look and feel! Along with the surface changes, we're populating the site with rich new content. Have a look around

Also, if you haven't done so already, we urge you to update your member profile today. The new site allows for the public to search practitioners by qualified certifications based on what is selected in the member profile fields.

16th Annual Conference Registration Open

Best price by February 17 - Register now


We're excited about our 16th Energy Psychology Conference at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, AZ and hope to see you there.

Huge bonus this year - free conference audio: You no longer have to stress about which breakout sessions to attend since everyone registered for two or three days of the conference will get free downloads to all the 2014 conference audio.

New audio subscription platform coming soon
With special pricing for ACEP members

We have been searching for the past two years and have finally found a way to offer you affordable, unlimited access to our library of great recordings (keynotes and breakouts) from our conferences (2007-2012). ACEP members gain a full year of access for only $69 (non members pay $99).

Note: Starting in February, this will replace our monthly audio download in the e-News.

All of these recordings will be housed in one location and will be available to subscribers for downloading or listening online. In the past it would cost you $15-25 for one breakout session. Now you can listen to hundreds for the price of 3 or 4. This platform will be ready for use by Feb 15th. If you order now, we will send you everything you need as soon as it is ready. Subscribe now

Special Deal 1: attend this year's conference and the price for the 1 yr subscription is only $49.

Special Deal 2: Order by Feb 15th and the member price will be only $59.

Subscribe now

Energy medicine / energy psychology event
Free webinar recordings now available

If you missed the January 11th ACEP/EME community event on energy medicine and energy psychology, you can view all the recorded webinar content by selecting the links below.

This exciting event was co-sponsored by ACEP and Energy Medicine Exchange and featured eight 50-minute panel discussions with leaders in the field of EP and EM, including David Feinstein, Dawson Church, Tapas Fleming, Pamela Bruner, William Bengston, Melinda Connor, Willem Lammers, Michael Mayer, John Veltheim and more.

2014 Research Symposium
Call for papers - due February 1

Do you have an energy psychology or energy medicine based research paper you're burning to share with the world? We would love for you to submit your work to be considered for our Fourth Annual Research Symposium at the 16th annual EP conference on Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ.

We are seeking original empirical research, clinical single subject case studies, experimental design studies, randomized controlled studies, and theoretical papers. Clinicians, new researchers and graduate students are especially encouraged to present. See details here

The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2014.

Research In the Works: HAT-SR Study
December 2013: Study of the "Health Effects of Heart Assisted Therapy®-SR (HAT-SR)" is currently under way. The research team of John H. Diepold, Jr., Ph.D. (Psychologist), Elisabeth A. Siegert, MD (Physician), and Maria E. Pfrommer, Ph.D., APN-C, RN, CNE (Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator) are evaluating the changes in physical and psychological health of residents in a Continuing Care Retirement Community after a six week pilot study using HAT-SR. Heart Assisted Therapy®-SR is an abbreviated, three-step protocol for self-regulation for personal use by non-clinicians, which was derived from several components found in the HAT® model of psychotherapy.

The SR is for Self-Regulation, which turns out to be a by-product for many who learn to use HAT in-between sessions in a more general way than in psychotherapy.

If anyone is interested in helping support a more in depth psychotherapy study with HAT, perhaps studying QEEG changes pre and post treatment and/or cortisol changes, please contact John Diepold, Jr., PhD at

Wikipedia Petition Update
Almost 7,000 people around the world have signed the petition we started in December. The petition aims to move Wikipedia to create and enforce new policies that allow for true scientific discourse about holistic approaches to healing.

Because many people will get their first impression about energy psychology and energy medicine from Wikipedia pages (which are currently negatively biased and anti-scientific), it's important we continue raising awareness on this matter. If you haven't done so, please sign and spread the word.

ACEP Committee Corner
Humanitarian committee update by Rod Lind, MA, LPC

We got a great response to the survey we sent out last September. According to the results, ACEP members want us to get to work equally on all of the following humanitarian fronts:
  • Reaching out to local, national and international humanitarian organizations to learn of their needs that ACEP can provide for and their requirements for our participation.

  • Creating a protocol manual to guide ACEP volunteers to volunteer for and/or to initiate humanitarian projects.

  • Developing an educational program that can be used for the teaching of appropriate EP techniques to first responders and other lay persons.

  • Recruiting ACEP volunteers to provide appropriate support to local, national, and international humanitarian organizations.

  • Recruiting ACEP volunteers to participate in treatment teams sent to crisis situations.

  • Recruiting ACEP volunteers to train appropriate humanitarian organization personnel and first responders in the use of EP treatment methods.
Since we are a small committee and can’t tackle all of these at once, we decided to begin by putting together a guidebook or manual that would guide ACEP as they get involved in future humanitarian projects. Though this may take a few months to complete, we are on our way!

Your help is needed: If you or anyone you know has experience writing a manual, we sure could use your help—both to expedite the process and to ensure its professional quality. Please contact me at if you have this experience and are willing to share it.

I want to thank Kristin Miller, Amy Frost, Cindy Baker, Sarah Bird, Phyll Robson and Suzanne Connolly who have all been gracious and generous with their knowledge and time so far.

ACEP Movers and Shakers
Nigeria-based ACEP member, Iwowarri Berian James, was chosen for 2013 Enterprise and Excellence Award award by the Lagos City News Newspapers published by Embassy Communications for his "Contributions in the development and Practice Energy Medicine" in Nigeria.

Send a Student to the Conference!
Energy psychology is on the ‘cutting edge’ of psychotherapy, and ACEP is the premiere organization educating, researching and promoting these new energy-based therapies. We are feeling very excited about our upcoming conference in Phoenix, and hope that you are as well.

Young people are the hope and promise of our future. They are open to new ideas and innovations, and have more energy and more years to make a difference in our world. Very often, they wish to attend educational opportunities like trainings and conferences, but may lack the funds to do so.

We wish to encourage more young people to attend our conference. We are offering substantial discounts (approx 50% off the conference fee) to all currently registered graduate and undergraduate students. We are also offering three full-tuition scholarships to the conference available. All students who attend our conference will also receive a free ACEP membership for one year.

If you know any researchers or graduate students in psychology who are interested in research, tell them about ACEP and send them to the conference! Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

To apply for a conference scholarship, contact: John Freedom at

Congratulations to our Newly Certified EFT Practitioner!
We are so pleased to have Shannon Horine, LPC, ACP-EFT join our community of Certified Practitioners in EFT. Congratulations on your hard work and dedication to this transformative field.

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 2014?
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 winter or spring. Price deadlines are coming up fast - so check out the dates/locations below. Check out our full training calendar

12 CE hours available for psychologists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, drug counselors, nurses and acupuncturists.

Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology: CEP Level 1

February 1-2 in Pasadena, CA
(mid price deadline: Jan 20)

March 29-30 in Santa Fe, NM
(early bird deadline: Feb 17)

April 26-27 in Ann Arbor, MI
(early bird deadline: March 17)

Download the full CEP brochure for printing

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Professional Skills 1: EFT PS1

January 18-19 in Honolulu, HI
(register at the door)

February 21-22 in Denver, CO
(SOLD OUT - wait list only)

February 23-24 in Phoenix, AZ

(mid price deadline: Feb 10)

April 26-27 in Seattle, WA (registration site being built)
(early bird deadline: March 17)

Download the full EFT brochure for printing

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

Collective Healing: Winter
Courtesy of Mary Hammond

Let's use this time of year as an opportunity to go deeper within--a time of soul hibernation. Close your eyes and hold your heart center and melt within your being. Allow some moments of reflection and letting go. Then move more deeply to that place of mystery where there are no noticeable moments, where being is all that there is. Merge with this Mystery and just be for awhile.

When you emerge from this place bring it with you. Notice that you are able to approach your life with greater peace, refreshed creativity, and a broadened view. Look around for where you are to serve.

ACEP's Free Monthly Audio Download

Note: This is the last month we will be including a free member download in the e-News. Going forward, we have a fabulous subscription program that gives you a full year of audio access from conferences 2007-2012 for only $69 (member price).

Subscribe before Feb 15 for only $59.

Going to the conference this year? You can subscribe for only $49.

The January member download is Forgive Yourself: Heal the Inner Critic by Judith Swack from the 11th annual conference in 2009. Bon Apetit!

Download Judith Swack's breakout now
Right-click (for Windows) or Ctrl+click (for Mac) and select "Download Linked File" or "Save Link As" to download this month's audio download.

Connect and Converse with Us!
ACEP Member Yahoo Group: Do you want to connect with other ACEP members to share questions, ideas, experiences, training opportunities, and much more? Join the ACEP Members Yahoo group Remember to indicate that you are an ACEP member.

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.





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