Energy of

"This exciting, eminently readable new book empowers readers to focus and fuel their intention to change and grow."
Belleruth Naparstek


The Energy of Belief:
Psychology's Power Tools to
Focus Intention and Release Blocking Beliefs

by Sheila Sidney Bender, PhD & Mary T. Sise, LCSW

"The Energy of Belief is for anyone struggling with self-defeating anxieties, beliefs, habits and behaviors, who is ready to try some exciting, effective, simple, user-friendly new self-help tools for change. Sise and Bender’s exciting, eminently readable new book is based on the latest discoveries of the meridian-based treatments of energy psychology, and in a very clear, practical and grounded way, empowers readers to focus and fuel their intention to change and grow."
—Belleruth Naparstek
author of Invisble Heroes

Sheila Sidney Bender, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with 30 years’ clinical experience in the areas of stress, trauma, phobia, and unexplained illness. A member of the American Psychological Association and the NJ Psychological Association for over 25 years, she has published, presented, and taught on stress and pain management, clinical hypnosis, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and TFT (Thought Field Therapy). She has co-authored Evolving Thought Field Therapy: The Clinician’s Handbook of Diagnoses, Treatment, and Theory (W. W. Norton, 2004). Dr. Bender holds a diplomate in comprehensive energy psychology (D-CEP) from the Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology. She is retired from the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and remains in private practice in Florham Park, New Jersey.

Mary T. Sise, LCSW, D.CEP, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and certified Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology. In addition to being traditionally trained and a former adjunct professor at Siena College, she integrates Energy Psychology into her private practice in Albany, New York. She is the Past-President of the Board of Directors for the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP). Mary has presented both nationally and internationally, including her one-day course Integrating Energy Psychology into the Treatment of Trauma and an 8-week on-line course developed through NICABM on treating trauma. She has produced two videos for professionals: “Transforming Trauma Using Thought Field Therapy” and “Transforming the Trauma of the World Trade Center.” She also produced a video for the general public: “Thought Field Therapy for Stress Management and Peak Performance.”

"We, a psychologist and clinical social worker, also wanted to
know why negative beliefs, thoughts and behaviors continued as
if they had a life of their own, and why talking about the problem
and other traditional therapeutic attempts to eliminate the problem
were not enough. We wanted to learn ways to help our patients
regain control of their lives."
—from The Energy of Belief, page xi