Dr. Fred P. Gallo has been a psychologist since 1973 and
in private practice in Pennsylvania since 1977.
He began his professional career as a teacher and as a counselor, after
undergraduate and graduate study in philosophy and psychology at Duquesne University. Latter he attended graduate training in
clinical psychology and child development, receiving an MA from the University
of Dayton and a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Before entering private practice, he worked
in the fields of corrections, mental health, mental retardation, child welfare,
and chemical dependency. He also taught
briefly at Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Gallo has published
numerous articles and 8 books, including Energy Psychology: Explorations at the
Interface of Energy, Cognition, Behavior and Health (1998, 2004), Energy Diagnostic and Treatment
Methods (2000), The Neurophysics of Human Behavior (2000), Energy
Tapping (2000, 2008), Energy Psychology in Psychotherapy (2002), and Energy Tapping for Trauma (2007). He has studied and practiced Client Centered
Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Ericksonian Hypnosis
and Psychotherapy, Contextual Therapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP),
Solution Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR),
and Thought Field Therapy (TFT). Since
1980, he has been presenting professional seminars nationally on subjects in
the areas of NLP and hypnosis. Since
1993 he has been training professionals in TFT and Energy Psychology. He is the original developer of the TFT Level 1 and TFT Level 2 courses. He is
also the originator of three psychotherapeutic approach: Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Methods (EDxTM), Energy Consciousness Therapy (ECT) and the Identity Method (IM). He has been training professionals internationally since 1997.