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Authoritative books on complementary and alternative health, Tai Chi, Qigong and ancient wisdom traditions for health, wellbeing, and professional and personal development.


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The Key to the Qigong Meditation State
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The Key to the Qigong Meditation State
Rujing and Still Qigong
Tianjun Liu, O.M.D.

Exploring classic Qigong meditation from the perspective of modern psychology, parapsychology and cognitive science, Dr. Tianjun Liu defines the mental state of 'still' Qigong in new terms, identifying a specific mental state, Rujing. He examines the psychology of meditation, showing what happens, both mentally and physically, when a person is in a meditation state.

November 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-232-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Medical qigong, Qigong , Spiritual development and adventure


The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders 2nd Edition
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The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders 2nd Edition
Leo Rutherford

Based on Shamanic principles and the philosophy that laughter and play are basic human needs that feed the soul and unleash natural creativity, the tried, tested and proven activities in this book can be used with all ages. They are helpfully split into different sections, covering everything from warm-up games to verbal improvisation games, theatre games and warm-downs. Drawing on decades of experience in this substantially revised and expanded new edition, the author shares the games, improvisations and dance structures that he has found most effective in his work as a group leader and participant, and includes tips throughout on how to be a good facilitator and run a successful group.

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-235-5, Demy, 168pp

Subjects: Professional development, Qualification, CPD and training , Professional development and multidisciplinary, Self-help and general interest


Learning to Cope with CRPS / RSD
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Learning to Cope with CRPS / RSD
Putting life first and pain second
Karen Rodham

With the help of this compact guide, anyone suffering from CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) (also known as RSD – Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) will better understand their condition and cope with the reality of living with it.

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-240-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Subject: Self-help and general interest


The Compassionate Practitioner
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The Compassionate Practitioner
How to create a successful and rewarding practice
Jane Wood

Focusing on the importance of relationship-building, this handbook explains how to turn new clients into regulars and make your practice flourish.

If you can create trust, loyalty and a sense of safety in new clients, they are more likely to commit to the further appointments needed to experience the healing you have to offer. This book considers how best to enhance the client's experience at every stage of the consultation through compassion and mindfulness. It is full of practical advice about everything from creating the right ambience in the therapy room to maintaining a positive attitude through self-reflection.

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-222-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Professional development, Counselling and psychotherapy, Professional development and multidisciplinary


Principles of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
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Principles of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you
Lawrence Pagett
With Paul Millward

This is the definitive introductory guide to Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), a therapeutic psychological tool that draws on Chinese medicine and NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) to remove blockages within the energy system. 

2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-190-7, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 192pp

Subjects: Counselling and psychotherapy, Self-help and general interest


Archetypal Imagery and the Spiritual Self
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Archetypal Imagery and the Spiritual Self
Techniques for Coaches and Therapists
Annabelle Nelson

Combining psychology and spirituality, this practical book considers archetypes from Asian, Middle Eastern and European myths and explains how they can be used in therapeutic practice to help clients achieve personal or clinical goals.

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-220-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Counselling and psychotherapy, Professional development and multidisciplinary, Self-help and general interest


Chasing the Phantom
Chasing the Phantom
In Pursuit of Myth and Meaning in the Realm of the Snow Leopard
Eduard Fischer

Eduard Fischer takes us on an exploration of myth, art, science, and the sacred space of high mountains. This is an account of adventure and deep reflection accompanied by a selection of the author's stunning colour photographs.

2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-172-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Subject: Spiritual development and adventure


Children at Their Best
Children at Their Best
Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists
Karin Kalbantner-Wernicke and Bettye Jo Wray-Fears
With Thomas Wernicke

Understanding child development through the prism of the Five Elements adds an exciting new dimension to western thinking on the nurture of children. It can not only explain patterns of behaviour in a new and helpful way, but suggest approaches and methods to help children, and groups of children, become more balanced and therefore happier, more resilient, and more open to learning and new experience.

2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-118-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 344pp

Subjects: Inclusive classroom, Self-help and general interest


Sleep Better with Natural Therapies
Sleep Better with Natural Therapies
A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Insomnia, Moving Sleep Cycles and Preventing Jet Lag
Peter Smith

Combining a wide range of drug-free therapeutic approaches, this book is a step-by-step guide to Peter Smith's unique, 100% natural sleep solution. It:
· Explains how sleep 'works' and the physical and psychological causes of insomnia.
· Offers practical advice about how to practice good sleep behaviours and switch on relaxation responses within the nervous system, including the revolutionary concept of 'virtual darkness'.
· Gives tips on getting the right dietary supplements for a good night's sleep and creating the right sleeping environment.
· Advises 'night owls' 'early birds' and 'free runners' about how to reset problematic sleep cycles.
· Provides guidelines for preventing jetlag.

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-182-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 272pp

Subjects: Complementary health, Self-help and general interest


The Mystery of Pain
The Mystery of Pain
Douglas Nelson

Why does scratching an itch feel so good? Why is pain from a mosquito bite preferable to the same pain from an unidentified source?

Douglas Nelson provides the reader with a comprehensive, practical and highly accessible guide to the scientific understanding of pain. The book explores the different types of pain, providing clear explanations of the processes involved within the body. It examines key issues such as diagnosis and measurement of pain, the placebo effect and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), and takes an in depth look at causes and treatment for chronic pain. The book is full of practical advice and small changes one can make to improve the effectiveness of pain treatment.

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-152-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subjects: Professional development and multidisciplinary, Self-help and general interest, Yoga and bodywork


Principles of NLP
Principles of NLP
What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you
Joseph O'Connor and Ian McDermott

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) teaches how to model excellence to achieve excellence in everything you do. This introductory guide explains the principles of NLP and how to use these principles in your life – personally, spiritually and professionally.

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-161-7, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 176pp

Subject: Self-help and general interest


A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers-Danlos (Type III) - Hypermobility Syndrome
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers-Danlos (Type III) - Hypermobility Syndrome
Working with the Chronic Complex Patient
Isobel Knight
With a contribution from Professor Howard Bird, Dr. Alan J. Hakim, Rosemary Keer, Dr Andrew Lucas, Dr Jane Simmonds and John Wilks

The complex effects of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Type 3, Hypermobility), or EDSIII, on a patient's physical and mental wellbeing are extremely challenging for everyone involved, requiring a multidisciplinary care team and enormous dedication from the patient.

2013, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-080-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 360pp

Subjects: Professional development and multidisciplinary, Yoga and bodywork


Principles of Hypnotherapy
Principles of Hypnotherapy
What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you
Vera Peiffer

This introductory guide gives a definitive introduction to hypnotherapy. It explains what hypnotherapy is, how it works, what its origins are, what to expect when you go for a treatment and how to find a reputable hypnotherapist. It also looks in detail at how hypnotherapy can be used to address difficult memories and help with mental and emotional trauma, anxiety, depression, phobias and confidence problems, and unwanted habits such as smoking.

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-126-6, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 136pp

Subject: Self-help and general interest


Principles of the Enneagram
Principles of the Enneagram
What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you
2nd edition
Karen A Webb

Still the definitive introduction to the Enneagram, this revised and updated edition covers all the key information on this curiously accurate system of knowledge about human personality.

From its historical roots to how to use it in everyday life, the book encompasses all of the key aspects and principles of the subject. It explains the nine personality types, how they interrelate and how to recognise and understand your own and others' basic types. It also explores how the model can provide a lifelong guide that will encourage personal and spiritual growth, helping you to work with your personality's strengths and weaknesses to realise your true potential.

2012, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-123-5, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 208pp

Subject: Self-help and general interest


Shamanism and Spirituality in Therapeutic Practice
Shamanism and Spirituality in Therapeutic Practice
An Introduction
Christa Mackinnon

Increasing numbers of professionals in the fields of psychology and therapy are seeking to incorporate elements of spirituality into their therapeutic oeuvre, addressing not only mental and emotional issues, but also the soul.

2012, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-081-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subjects: Counselling and psychotherapy, Complementary health

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