Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) EFT can help to clear negative thoughts and bring your mind and body into harmony with each other. Watch our film of an EFT session.As a self-help tool it can offer you the chance to take an active part in your own recovery from breast cancer. Like acupuncture, EFT is based on the idea that ‘chi’ (electro-magnetic energy) flows through the body in channels, called meridians. The technique involves gently tapping with the fingers on specific acupuncture points while focusing on the negative emotions that are bothering you. Visitors report that EFT can reduce fear, anger and pain and help them to accept their medical treatment. Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is available at London and Wessex Havens.