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Group wants patients for PTSD study aimed at VA acceptance
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer,Mary Stafford sits behind a teddy bear that displays acupressure points used in a therapeutic method she practices called Emotional Freedom Technique.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer,Oro Valley therapist Mary Stafford demonstrates the "tapping" method of Emotional Freedom Technique, a counseling process that incorporates acupressure points with standard psychiatric practices.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer,This diagram shows the pressure points patients tap on while undergoing Emotional Freedom Technique therapy.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Stafford offers a therapeutic method called Emotional Freedom Technique. She hopes to treat enough veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder to write a study of the treatment for an academic journal.