Additional Readings

For those who are interested in expanding your knowledge and understanding in addition to the course notes, please find below a list of recommended readings and / or text books that you will refer to during your course.

FREE Public Access resources:


Strongly Recommended

  • Glenda Needs. Art Therapy: Foundation and Form.
  • Cathy Malchiodi. The Art Therapy Sourcebook.

Suggested Readings

  • Cathy Malchiodi. The Handbook of Art Therapy
  • Harriet Wadeson. Art Psychotherapy
  • Shaun McNiff. Art as Medicine
  • Shaun McNiff. Art Heals
  • Marian Liebmann. Art Therapy in Practice


  • Boorstein, Seymour [ed]. 1980. Transpersonal Psychotherapy. Palo Alto: Science and Behaviour Books
  • Dossey, Larry. 1999. Reinventing Medicine. San Francisco: Harper
  • Goleman, Daniel. The Meditative Mind. 1988. London: Crucible
  • Rowan, John. 1993. The Transpersonal: Psychotherapy and Counselling. London: Routledge
  • Tart, Charles, [ed]. 1969. Altered States of Consciousness. NY: Doubleday
  • Barasch, Marc. 2000. Healing Dreams. NY: Riverhead
  • Brazier, David. 2001. Zen Therapy. London: Robinson
  • Dossey, Larry. 2001. Healing Beyond the Body. London: Time Warner
  • Hampden-Turner, Charles. 1982. Maps of the Mind. NY: Collier
  • Hume, Lynne. 2002. Ancestral Power: The Dreaming, Consciousness and Aboriginal Australians. Melbourne: Melbourne UP
  • Jung, Carl. 2000. The Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious. London: Routledge
  • Laing, Ronald. 1967. The Politics of Experience and the Bird of Paradise. London: Penguin
  • Miller,Geri. 2003. Incorporating Spirituality in Counselling and Psychotherapy. NY: Wiley
  • O’Connor, Timothy and David Robb [eds]. 2003. Philosophy of Mind. NY: Routledge
  • Wellings, Nigel and Eliz. McCormick. 2000. Transpersonal Psychotherapy. London: Continuum
  • Locke, R. G. (1975). The Stranger Within: Existential Grammars and Ethnography. Proceedings of the Southern Sociological Association Conference, Monroe, Louisiana.


Online book shops are: Dymocks, Amazon, Bookdepository, China Books, Fishpond, Booktopia

  • RRP Principles of Anatomy & Physiology (Tuotora & Grabowski)
  • Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors (Geldard & Geldard)
  • Acupoint Location Complete Study Tool (Lotan)
  • Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit (Mojay)
  • Muscles Testing and Function with Posture and Pain 5th Ed (Kendall et al)
  • Prescription for Nutritional Healing Pathology for Health Sciences (Balch) OR Diseases of the Human Body 5th Ed (N Vardaxis, C Tamparo & M Lewis)

Recommended Apps:

  • A manual of Acupuncture (Deadman, Al-Khafaji & Baker)
  • Muscle & Bone Anatomy 3D (Real Bodywork)

List of recommended books for the Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy

  • Harry W Carpenter (2003); The Genie Within: Your Subconscious Mind: How It Works and How to Use It
  • Dr Allen Chips (2004); Clinical Hypnotherapy – AS Transpersonal Approach
  • David Waxman (2001) UK; Hartland’s Medical & Dental Hypnosis 3rd Ed
  • Hugh Gunnison (2004) UK; Hypnocounselling An Eclectic bridge between Milton Erickson and Carl Rogers
  • Michael D Yapko, Ph.D. (2012) NY; Routledge; Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis
  • Elias, Jack (2006); Five Wisdoms Press, USA; Finding True Magic – Transpersonal Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy/NLP
  • Tebbets, Charles (1987); Westwood Publishing Inc.; Self Hypnosis
  • Blakeslee, Thomas R (2004) USA; Beyond the Conscious Mind: Unlocking the Secrets of the Self
  • Hammond, D. Corydon Ph.D. (1990); Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors
  • Barnett, E.A. MD (1989) Westwood Publishing CA; Analytical Hypnotherapy – Principles and Practice
  • Lipton, Bruce H Ph.D. (2008); Hay House, USA; The Biology of Belief
  • Ronald Havens and Catherine Walters (2002); Brunner-Routledge, USA; Hypnotherapy Scripts – A Neo-Ericksonian Approach Dave Elman Hypnotherapy
  • Ernest L. Rossi and David B. Cheek; (1988); Mind-Body Therapy
  • Gordon Emmerson (Oct 2007) USA; Ego State Therapy
  • Roy Hunter (2005) Crown, USA; Hypnosis for Inner Conflict Resolution: Introducing Parts Therapy
  • Michael D Yapko, Ph.D. (2009) Simon & Schuster, NY; Depression Is Contagious
  • Brian L. Weiss M.D. (2005); Same Soul Many Bodies – Discover the Healing Power of Future Lives through Progression Therapy
  • Geldard, D & Geldard, K. (2001); Pearsdon Education Australia; Basic Personal Counselling: a Training Manual for Counsellors
  • The Sage Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy (2nd), edited by Colin Feltham and Ian Horton. London: Sage Publications Ltd.
  • Berne, Eric (1964) Games People Play; New York: Grove Press.
  • Muriel Lames Dorothy Jongeward (1996) Born to Win; Da Capo Press.
  • Harris, Thomas A (1967) I’m OK—You’re OK; New York: Harper & Row.
  • Steiner, Claude (1974) Scripts People Live By; New York: Grove.
  • John Grinder & Richard Bandler (1989) USA; Frogs into Princes
  • Robert Dilts, John Grinder, Richard Bandler, Judith DeLozier (1980) USA; Neuro-Linguistic Programming – The Study of Subjective Experience
  • John Grinder & Richard Bandler (1975) USA; The Structure of Magic Books 1 and 2
  • Virginia Satir, Michele Baldwin (1984) USA; Satir Step by Step: A Guide to Creating Change in Families
  • Dr Martin Rossman (2000) Publishers Group, Canada; Guided Imagery for Self- Healing

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