In the second half of the twentieth century a large
number of therapists from many disciplines began to experience the
limits of traditional talk therapy. These limits were especially
evident with people who suffered from recurring patterns of distress
and relived trauma, or who were simply stuck and not moving on problems
that were well identified and understood.
These therapists began to develop techniques that
used the mind-body connection, the power of visualization, and altered
states of consciousness. These techniques often, but not always,
added a spiritual dimension that was sometimes missing from traditional
therapies. In many cases, these new methods achieved results with
such rapidity that they became known as the Power Therapies.
Energy Psychology is
a term applied to several of these therapies.
These include Thought Field Therapy, Guided
Self Healing, Tapas Acupuncture Technique and Vortex Healing.
Donna Morrish has studied, used, and become certified
in several Power Therapy techniques. In addition to the Energy Psychology
Techniques, she also works with EMDR, hypnosis and guided imagery.
This wide range of tools allows her to tailor her approach to each