About me

EFT has become the main focus of my work. I had a private practice in London for more than 25 years and am now based in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.  I  also work with clients worldwide via Skype and by telephone. Although EFT is my major modality, I use it interwoven with an eclectic mixture of therapy tools drawing on my trainings in psychotherapy, clinical hypnosis, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT) , as well as EFT.  I also add into the mix Mindfulness Meditation Practices and recent findings from Neuroscience which are helping us to understand more about how our brains function.

I did my EFT advanced level training in a small group with its founder, Gary Craig in 2003 and in 2006 I was awarded the right to use the designation EFT Master when I graduated from his rigorous testing programme – one of only 29 people worldwide to do so.

I am qualified to supervise other therapists and offer courses in EFT both for people who want to learn to use it better for themselves and for other therapists who want to incorporate it into their work.  I devised and taught an approved diploma course in clinical hypnosis and have taught a number of other therapy skills to other trainee therapists.

Over the last few years I have presented on EFT at conferences in the US, in Europe and in Australia as well as in the UK and have organised two EFT International Masterclasses in London.  I also write extensively on tapping and its applications and my book Introduction to EFT – a Practical Guide is published by Icon and available from bookshops and from Amazon.


My qualifications include:

  • EFT Founding Master (one of 29 worldwide)
  • BA (hons) in psychology (first)
  • Accredited master  trainer of trainers for the Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Therapies (AAMET International)
  • Diploma in Ericksonian Hypnosis, Integral therapy and NLP from British Hypnosis Research
  • Diploma and Advanced Diploma from the Psychotherapy and Hypnosis Training Association (PHTA) of which I became a director
  • Accredited Hypnotherapy Supervisor National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
EFT Founding Master
The EFT Masters programme was set up by EFT founder Gary Craig and was open only to people who had used EFT for several years, had used it with a wide range of clients and problems, and had successfully completed a most rigorous programme of training and examination. It was awarded to only 29 people worldwide, before Gary withdrew from the programme and handed it over to the founding masters themselves to run from November 2007.  You can learn more about us and our plans for events at home and abroad on www.EFTMastersWorldwide.com.  I am also a member of a group of six U.K. founding masters who have banded together to promote EFT, to provide exceptional EFT resources and to promote excellence in EFT training.  We share the website www.ProfessionalEFT.com
Other training
I did practitioner and teacher training in TAT with its founder, Tapas Fleming. I have completed Level l and Level 2 EMDR training as well as EMDR specialist courses including Phantom Limb Pain and Road Traffic Accidents. I have been trained as a coach by the Hanover Foundation and have done additional hypnosis training for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other gut disorders and in preparing for painless childbirth.
Recently I have been extending my interest in how neuroscience can inform what makes therapy sense by studying with Dan Siegel and a number of other leaders in this field.  And I have been looking into Mindfulness as a useful adjunct to other therapy. I have completed a course on Mindfulness and Pychotherapy with Ron Siegel.
As a trainer
I have  have run Introductory, Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner courses as an AAMET International accredited Trainer of Trainers. in Central London, and workshops in eating and weight, stress, trauma and other topics.  I have not yet scheduled any Australian courses but please let me know if you would be interested if I did.
I also run EFT courses on request for groups of people who want to learn it together.  These can be either AAMET Accredited courses or can deviate from the AAMET syllabus if different content would be more relevant for the particular group, though these would not qualify for AAMET accreditation. I am particularly interested in working in this way with companies and with charities.
One reason that I have no scheduled courses in Australia is because I am working full-time on preparing to present and mentor modules for the AAMET International Master of Applied EFT which is advanced training for experienced practitioners and will be launched towards the end of 2016.  You can email me, via the contact form, if you want to express an interest.
As a coach
I have worked for the Hanover Foundation www.hanoverfoundation.org.uk which offers coaching to schoolboys and girls in London school and have been a coaching supervisor for them.
Judy Byrne with EFT founder, Gary Craig.
Professional organization membership 
Register of the Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Therapies (AAMET)
Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology
Fellow of the Hypnotherapy Society 
Member of the executive of AAMET International  
Member of the Ethics Committee , AAMET International
My code of ethics can be downloaded here. (This will open a pdf file within your browser)
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