Dr Peta Stapleton

Clinical & Health Psychologist, World Leading Researcher, Author & Educator.

Dr. Peta Stapleton


Dr Peta Stapleton has 25 years experience as a registered Clinical and Health Psychologist and is currently an Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University (Australia). In 2019 she was named Psychologist of the Year by the Australian Allied Health Awards.

She is a world leading researcher in EFT (or tapping as it is also known) and has established herself as one of Australia’s leading  Health Professionals. Her research focuses on the 4th wave of psychological therapies that focus on the mind and body.

One of her most significant contributions in her life has been to lead world-first randomized clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of EFT (See Research Page).

Dr. Peta Stapleton runs a series of workshop trainings throughout Australia teaching Allied Health Professionals and Teachers EFT Tapping and is co-founder of Mind Heart Connect, an organisation that raises awareness of the mind-body connection through evidence based practices.

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The Science Behind Tapping 


Dr. Peta Stapleton’s latest book (Hay House) is a proven stress management technique for the mind and body.

Available now in all major outlets and in hardcover, paperback and audio form.

Upcoming Workshops

For live in person, and online EFT Tapping workshops, visit below for upcoming dates.

Online Programs

Peta offers a range of EFT Tapping online programs with lifetime access for beginners, and Masterclasses for advanced practitioners. To learn more and access today visit below.

What is Tapping or EFT?

EFT Tapping is simply a self applied stress reduction tool. It can be taught to children as young as 5 years old, and has a growing list of  research trials published to support its effectiveness.

Is Therapy Facing a Revolution?

In only one of two TED talks recorded on EFT Tapping, Peta outlines why EFT is fast becoming part of the 4th wave of therapy. Hear about the first three waves, how and why EFT works so rapidly, the research outcomes and evidence, and what the future holds in this space. 

This will be the best 18 minutes of your day!

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The Ultimate Tapping Guide

The Ultimate Tapping Guide

While EFT or tapping can address a range of complex emotional challenges, the basic protocol is quite straightforward and surprisingly easy to learn. Download your *FREE* Ultimate Tapping Guide now by Australia's leading EFT researcher and clinical psychologist, Dr Peta Stapleton.

Download your Guide Here!