Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with The TAT® Program

You will dissolve toxic stress-induced beliefs and behaviors and have

 happier relationships and better health. 

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What are ACEs?

ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that harm children’s developing brains and lead to changing how they respond to stress and damaging their immune systems so profoundly that the effects show up decades later. ACEs cause much of our burden of self-sabotaging patterns, chronic disease, most mental illness, and are at the root of most violence.

“ACEs” comes from the CDC-Kaiser Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, a groundbreaking public health study that discovered that childhood trauma leads to the adult onset of chronic diseases, depression and other mental illness, violence and being a victim of violence, as well as financial and social problems. 

The 10 ACEs the researchers measured:

  • Physical, sexual and verbal abuse.
  • Physical and emotional neglect.
  • A family member who is:
    • depressed or diagnosed with other mental illness;
    • addicted to alcohol or another substance;
    • in prison.
  • Witnessing a mother being abused.
  • Losing a parent to separation, divorce or other reason.​​​​

Subsequent to the ACE Study, other ACE surveys have expanded the types of ACEs to include racism, witnessing a sibling being abused, witnessing violence outside the home, witnessing a father being abused by a mother, being bullied by a peer or adult, involvement with the foster care system, living in a war zone, living in an unsafe neighborhood, losing a family member to deportation, etc.

ACEs science refers to the research on the prevalence and consequences of adverse childhood experiences, and what to do to prevent them. It comprises:

The CDC-Kaiser Permanente ACE Study and subsequent surveys show that most people in the U.S. have at least one ACE, and that people with four ACEs— including living with an alcoholic parent, racism, bullying, witnessing violence outside the home, physical abuse, and losing a parent to divorce — have a huge risk of adult onset of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, suicide, and alcoholism.

Brain science (neurobiology of toxic stress) — how toxic stress caused by ACEs damages the function and structure of kids’ developing brains.

Health consequences — how toxic stress caused by ACEs affects short- and long-term health, and can impact every part of the body, leading to autoimmune diseases, such as arthritis, as well as heart disease, breast cancer, lung cancer, etc.

Historical and generational trauma (epigenetic consequences of toxic stress) — how toxic stress caused by ACEs can alter how our DNA functions, and how that can be passed on from generation to generation.

​​​​What are the health effects of toxic stress?

Chronic toxic stress—living in a red alert mode for months or years — can also damage our bodies. In a red alert state, the body pumps out adrenaline and cortisol continuously. Over time, the constant presence of adrenaline and cortisol keep blood pressure high, which weakens the heart and circulatory system. They also keep glucose levels high to provide enough energy for the heart and muscles to act quickly; this can lead to type 2 diabetes. Too much adrenaline and cortisol can also increase cholesterol.

Too much cortisol can lead to osteoporosis, arthritis, gastrointestinal disease, depression, anorexia nervosa, Cushing’s syndrome, hyperthyroidism and the shrinkage of lymph nodes, leading to the inability to ward off infections.

If the red alert system is always on, eventually the adrenal glands give out, and the body can’t produce enough cortisol to keep up with the demand. This may cause the immune system to attack parts of the body, which can lead to lupus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia.

Cortisol is also extremely important in maintaining the body’s appropriate inflammation response. In a normal response to a bee sting or infection, the body rushes antibodies, white blood cells and other cell fighters to the site and the tissues swell while the battle rages. But too much swelling damages tissue. Cortisol controls this fine balance. So without the mediating effects of cortisol, the inflammatory response runs amok and can cause a host of diseases.

If you’re chronically stressed and then experience an additional traumatic event, your body will have trouble returning to a normal state. Over time, you will become more sensitive to trauma or stress, developing a hair-trigger response to events that other people shrug off.

Biomedical researchers say that childhood trauma is biologically embedded in our bodies: Children with adverse childhood experiences and adults who have experienced childhood trauma may respond more quickly and strongly to events or conversations that would not affect those with no ACEs, and have higher levels of indicators for inflammation than those who have not suffered childhood trauma. This wear and tear on the body is the main reason why the lifespan of people with an ACE score of six or higher is likely to be shortened by 20 years.

Can our brains change?

Fortunately, our brains can change for the better once they receive new information.  The science of epigenetics reveals that how we perceive our environment changes how our cells, including brain cells, respond to our life.


The beliefs set in place during adverse childhood traumas continue to inform a person. A typical belief that “life is not safe and I can’t relax” is a non-stop input throughout their life, leading to toxic stress, fear, and higher cortisol levels. (This is your toxic stress-induced belief load.)  

Once this belief is actually changed to “life is safe and I can relax”, cellular response immediately changes leading to increased normalization of all biological functions, including brain function. A person can then feel more happy and relaxed as a baseline response to life.

TAT has shown reduced levels of stress and improvements in health and happiness for over 25 years.  Outcomes have been individually experienced and reported and well as being studied and reported in peer-reviewed journals.  It is a leading modality in the field of epigenetics.

Healing ACEs with the TAT Program

Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with the TAT Program is an easy and comprehensive way for an individual to dissolve toxic stress-induced beliefs and behaviors. 

In the Healing ACEs with TAT Program, you will receive 18 unique downloadable recordings. You’ll learn how to dissolve typical beliefs that are generated based on the type of trauma that was experienced. In addition, you’ll receive many suggestions for new information to deliver to your mind and body -- down to the cellular level.

The first twelve lessons assist you in clearing the toxic stress-induced beliefs from every childhood trauma in the original ACE study. You’ll also receive tips in each lesson to help you get the most out of doing this program.

The first twelve lessons include:

  • Tips for getting the most out of this and how to pick what to work on each time
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Physical Neglect
  • Emotional Neglect
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Mental Illness/Depression in a guardian or parent
  • Witnessed Domestic violence
  • Incarcerated relative
  • Substance abuse by a guardian or parent
  • Divorce
  • Bullying from a family member or guardian

The next 6 lessons help you dissolve chronic stress-induced beliefs, behaviors and the health-related effects of ACEs experienced as an adult:

  • Depression/Anxiety/Suicide attempts
  • Health-related quality of life
  • Financial stress/Poor work performance
  • Alcohol abuse/Substance abuse - Addiction
  • Food addictions or eating disorders
  • Chronic health conditions

Why is this program offered over time?

  • Doing too much too fast can stress and exhaust your system.
  • Doing one to four TAT sessions a month for this type of deep healing is a supportive pace.
  • Having lessons available over time gives your mind and body optimal integration time.
Program 3

Over a $60 dollar value




  • 1 New recording per month for 18 months
  • 1  Q & A webinar per month
  • TAT-101 eBook (PDF)
  • Tips for getting the most out of TAT (PDF)
  • Access to a members-only forum
Program 2

Over a $85 dollar value




  • 2 New recordings per month for 9 months
  • 1  Q & A webinar per month
  • TAT-101 eBook (PDF)
  • Tips for getting the most out of TAT (PDF)
  • Access to a members-only forum

Once you see how valuable this program is and want to share it with your friends, we'd love to pay you for your referrals! 

You will receive the information about our affiliate program as soon as you register for the Healing ACEs with the TAT Program.

What our customers say:

"One of the many things TAT has helped me with in relation to childhood issues is the fear I have always had of being left behind. I remember as a child always trying to keep up with my dad—hiking, skiing, etc. Or of getting left behind by friends and being alone or lost. It affected my adult life in a lot of subtle ways that I may not have attributed to that fear.

After TAT I no longer worry about getting left behind or have any panic if it happens. A few days ago I was skiing with friends who were much faster and I found myself separated from them and I didn’t know where I was on the mountain. I noticed with happiness that I didn’t feel at all concerned that I was left behind, and I easily connected with them a few minutes later."

Kristin Spevak

Software Development

"Night after night during the TAT workshop I hosted, I saw trauma and pain simply dissipate and dissolve. I was as excited and overwhelmed as the participants were because of the absolute, unprecedented beauty of the healings I witnessed.

I have no doubt TAT is the most effective treatment to resolve trauma of any nature."

Harold McRae

34-year Licensed Counselor and Family & Marriage Therapist

"TAT works and clears away stress at a body level. It clears emotional issues at a deep enough level where you feel the shift in your body, and frequently, it heals disease.

My wife, Linda, had about a year of post-nasal drip and congestion. We saw ENT doctors and got medications – it wasn’t helping. She was really miserable, it was interfering with her sleep.  I took her to see Tapas.  After one one-hour session, her sinuses cleared up, the problem disappeared and never came back. That was 15 years ago. My wife’s probably one of the biggest skeptics of all this alternative, woo-woo stuff that I do and it worked on her."

Eric Robins


Why do the whole program if you
only have a few ACEs?

In every lesson, you’ll find something that touches on a difficulty in your life, something that keeps you from having the kind of happy relationships you want, feeling good about yourself, or being in great health. It’s kind of hard to look at the inner blocks that trip us up and this makes it easy. It gives you “oh yeah, that’s me” moments that can be cleared up. You’ll be able to get freer and lighter with each lesson.

And, in every lesson, you’ll be clearing up whatever’s stressing you the most right now.

A message from Tapas Fleming

After 25 years of working with thousands of clients, workshop attendees and myself, it became clear that most of us were dealing with the long-lasting effects of childhood traumas.


After failed relationships back in my 20’s, I started searching for a real way to quit that frustrating, repeating cycle. It seemed like my bad relationship with my dad was controlling every relationship that came after. I wondered: how can something that happened decades ago have such a strong hold now?


When the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study came out in 1998, it confirmed what I already knew: childhood traumas negatively affect our health and adult life. Now I had the science to back up what I was seeing.

With TAT and the ACE study, I have the complete answer to my search: TAT heals the traumas (ACEs) that cause toxic stress-induced beliefs and behaviors. 


I am SO EXCITED!!! Really, I haven’t been this excited to share something with you since coming up with TAT.


It's an amazing blessing to have had TAT come to me and it means so much to me to share it with you.

Love and warmest wishes,


P.S. Remember to sign up by 6:00 pm PST Friday May 3rd, 2019 to receive the free bonus recording Unloved, Unwanted, Undeserving

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