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Patricia Thatcher

Patricia Thatcher is a licensed, clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience.  She specializes in the use of mind/body techniques including The Tapas Acupressure Technique,  Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, Thought Field Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, REMAP, Healing from the Body Level Up, Hypnosis and Cognitive Behavioral Processing to help you transform your life for positive outcomes.  Patricia works with individual adults, adolescents, children, couples, families and groups in her office in North Cambridge, Ma.  She also teaches a variety of courses on the Tapas Acupressure Technique, and on the process of healing from trauma.  In addition Patricia provides consultation individually and in groups for other professionals utilizing these mind/body modalities.

Certifications and Training

  • Graduate of Boston University School of Social Work 
  • Past President of the Board of Directors for the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation (NESTTD)
  • Certified Trainer & Practitioner of the Tapas Acupressure Technique
  • Certified Consultant & Practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing
  • Certified Usui & Shambala Reiki Practitioner
  • Advanced Training in Thought Field Therapy
  • Certified Practitioner of REMAP


Since we have learned your technique, we have used it in Mexico, Central and South America with children and adult survivors of natural disasters. Of all the techniques of Energy Psychology, TAT is the easiest to apply, not only individually but also in groups and that better results have been given to us, sometimes almost incredible.  -- Ignacio Jarero, EDD, PhD, member of the EMDR-HAP International Advisory Committee, Mexican Association and Latin American Foundation for Crisis Therapy.

This is an amazing technique that is so simple yet can be used effectively in the most complex situations without having to spend years & years stuck in the trauma, Thank you!  -- LHG therapist

Pat Thatcher is a delight and a wonderful teacher.  -- Marcia Hood, PT

Pat provided a lovely holding environment that made it very safe to work and easy to learn. The experiential part was useful to prove that the method is effective.  -- C.F., psychologist

Nicely paced, easy to follow, and great environment for subtle learning on many levels. --  S.Z., MS