About The Trainers
Dr Peta Stapleton
Dr Peta Stapleton has 22 years experience as a registered Clinical & Health Psychologist in the State of Queensland, Australia and has completed a Bachelor of Arts, Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy. Peta held academic positions at Griffith University for 14 years, teaching and coordinating psychological research trials into new therapies in the area of obesity and weight management and is now Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University.
Peta regularly contributes to the academic field with publications in the areas of nursing, morale, communication, psychological interventions and eating disorders. She regularly reviews for academic journals and offers supervision for new and existing Psychologists as well as students.
Peta is well known in her area of specialty and is consulted for radio, television and print media interviews for her expert opinion. She has been awarded many honours including the Australian Psychological Society Elaine Dignan Award for research into women’s issues. Peta’s first book is now available as a free e-book; her second book DIY: Attract Money Subconsciously is here, and her third book as editor, Your Mind Power: Strategies for Behaviour Change is also available (see Peta’s books for purchase). Peta has served as the President of the Eating Disorders Association of Queensland numerous times and is a certified practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Timeline Therapy and Emotional Freedom Techniques.
Peta’s most significant contribution in her research life has been to lead world-first randomized clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of a new and innovative treatment option for food cravings in overweight and obese adults (EFT, Emotional Freedom Techniques or ‘Tapping’). The results have been outstanding. See Peta’s research page at Bond University for publications.
Peta is Director and head Trainer at EBEFT.
Dr. Craig Weiner
Dr. Craig Weiner has been in the health care field for 30 years. He has been a chiropractor in private practice for 26 of those years, working with patients from an integrative mind body perspective. He received his doctorate in chiropractic in 1991 from Life Chiropractic West (D.C) and his bachelors degree in Biology from Lafayette College in 1983. He has been an educator and lecturer on complementary approaches to health at hospitals, medical schools, and universities across the United States.
He began his exploration of EFT in 2007, obtaining his first certification with Patricia Carrington, followed by advanced levels of training and certification in EFT and Energy Psychology through EFT Universe. He progressed to being the highest level of certification trainer with EFT Universe, and then becoming an accredited master trainer for AAMET (Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Techniques). He is also a certified practitioner and one of only four certified Matrix Reimprinting EFT trainers in North America. He continues to maintain both a local part time chiropractic practice, an international EFT private clientele as well as teaching and mentoring.
Along with his wife and partner, Alina Frank, they continue to train and mentor EFT practitioners in North America, Europe and Australia. Together they have created and directed a wide variety of continuing education programs including projects such as the soon to be released film, The Science of Tapping, the online training Tapping out of Trauma, creators of the Matrix Reimprinting EFT World Summit, the EFT practitioner business support program EFT Marketing and Business Academy (EFT MBA), as well as specialized relationship programs such as Learn to Find Love, When to End it When to Stay and Path to Passion with EFT. He is a neuroscience afficionado and serves on the AAMET EFT Research committee, is a contributing author/blogger for the Huffington Post, Energy Psychology Press and other publications.
Together with Alina, they continue to live an active professional life and live on magical Whidbey Island, WA in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. where they love growing and canning their own food, fishing, crabbing, kayaking and looking out from their home at the snow-capped Cascade mountains.