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Jin Shin Jyutsu Technique

This technique was shared by the presenters at the EMDR and Play Therapy Workshop:

  1. jin-shin-jyutsuThumb:  Anxiety – If you feel anxious, hold your thumb with your other hand and breathe
    deeply and slowly.
  2. Pointer finger: Fear – If you feel afraid, hold your pointer finger with your other hand and breathe deeply and slowly.
  3. Middle finger: Anger – If you feel angry, hold our middle finger with your other hand and breathe deeply and slowly.
  4. Ring finger: Grief/sadness – If you feel sad, hold your ring finger with your other hand and breathe deeply and slowly.
  5. Pinky finger: Speaking/acting with integrity – If you feel afraid to speak or act from your heart, hold your pinky finger with your other hand and breathe deeply and slowly.