The Power of Subconscious Mind by Dr. Joseph Murphy

For beginners

This book can bring to your notice the innate power that the sub-conscious holds. We have some traits which seem like habits, but in reality, these are those traits that are directly controlled by the sub-conscious mind, vis-à-vis your habits or your routine can be changed if you can control and direct your sub-conscious mind positively. To be able to control this ‘mind power’ and use it to improve the quality of your life is no walk in the park. This is where this book acts as a guide and allows you to decipher the depths of the sub-conscious.

In this book, ‘The power of your subconscious mind’, the author fuses his spiritual wisdom and scientific research to bring to light how the sub-conscious mind can be a major influence on our daily lives. Once you understand your subconscious mind, you can also control or get rid of the various phobias that you may have in turn opening a brand new world of positive energy.

The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

For Therapists and Self Help

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?

In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting today.

The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful. Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today, this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant, actionable wisdom in ways that work.

Includes the Couple’s Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one.

Successful Relationships: More Than a Guessing Game by John G. Kappas

For Therapists and Self Help

Relationship Strategies is the most important relationship book you will ever read. The book reveals at last why we chose the partners we chose in relationships, why the honeymoon stage ends, why one partner starts to want sex more than the other and why we repeat the same patterns in relationships over and over. Relationship Strategies explains the subconscious forces that dictate our behaviour in relationships and how to get those powerful forces working for us instead of against us.

The book can be extremely useful for both:

You can Heal your Life by Louise L. Hay

For Therapists and Self Help

Full of ideas and strategies that have worked for millions of people worldwide. You Can Heal Your Life, the definitive bestselling book on self-healing, has transformed the lives of millions of people. This is a book that people credit with profoundly altering their awareness of the impact that the mind has on our health and wellbeing.

In this inspirational work, world-renowned teacher Louise L. Hay offers profound insight into the relationship between the mind and the body. Exploring the way that limiting thoughts and ideas control and constrict us, she offers us a powerful key to understanding the roots of our physical diseases and discomforts. This practical self-help guide will change the way you think forever!


Games People Play by Eric Berne

For Therapists and Self Help

The Psychology of Human Relationships is a bestselling book about the various facets of social interactions and human relationships. It made its first appearance in 1964 and was authored by psychiatrist Eric Berne. Since its first publication, the book has sold more than five million copies worldwide. Every one of us thinks that we are relating to the other in a simple manner. But the truth is that we all play games with each other upon our interactions. This is the central theme of this book. The book has had a great impact on people, making them understand the truths about human interactions and relationships.

Eric Berne introduces us to his own concept of Transactional analysis-an integrated approach of psychology and psychotherapy in the first half of the book. This concept holds elements such as psychoanalysis, cognizance and humanism in its approach. Berne describes the roles of humans in three categories: the Parent, the Adult and the Child. In the second half of the book, the author explains a series of mind games people play with each other-knowingly or unknowingly-in their interactions. Revolutionizing the thoughts of people from the time of its release, the book is one of the original and influential psychology books written.

Transactional Analysis in Psychotherapy by Eric Berne

For Therapists

This was Dr. Berne’s first book that included his ideas on Transactional Analysis. This was published in 1961. Although Berne had published numerous papers outlining his theories on Transactional Analysis in the late 1950s, this was his first attempt at compiling all of his work into a single volume In this book, Berne thoroughly describes his theories of Transactional Analysis, including the Parent-Adult-Child model.

This book is recommended for readers looking to learn more about Transactional Analysis and its origins. Many readers of Games People Play turn to this book to gain a more comprehensive understanding of Transactional Analysis.


The Practice of Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Hypnosis by Donald Robertson

For Therapists

This is a comprehensive evidence-based clinical manual for practitioners of cognitive-behavioural hypnotherapy. Cognitive-behavioural hypnotherapy is increasingly becoming the dominant approach to clinical hypnosis. At a theoretical level, it adopts a research-based cognitive-behavioural model of hypnosis. At a practical level, it closely integrates traditional hypnotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy techniques. This is the first major treatment manual to describe a fully integrated cognitive-behavioural approach to hypnotherapy, based on current evidence and best practice in the fields of hypnotism and CBT. It is the product of years of work by the author, Donald Robertson, a cognitive-behavioural therapist and specialist in clinical hypnosis, with over fifteen years’ experience in the therapy field. This book should be essential reading for anyone interested in modern evidence-based approaches to clinical hypnosis. It’s also an important resource for cognitive-behavioural therapists interested in the psychology of suggestion and the use of mental imagery techniques.

Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Scripts: Expanded Edition by Dan Jones

For Therapists

The first edition of ‘Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Scripts’ has remained a bestseller since its release in 2011. This new and expanded 2nd edition contains additional hypnotic inductions and therapeutic scripts. Many chapters have also been expanded with new helpful content to help you be as effective as possible and to help you to understand the scripts, the Ericksonian hypnotic language and techniques being used, and an overview of how to do hypnotherapy, and how to hold hypnotherapy sessions. There are scripts to help people stop smoking, lose weight, lift depression, calm anxiety, soothe pain, increase performance enhancement, tackle insomnia, and much more… This all-round package makes this book a valuable resource for anyone wanting to learn more about Ericksonian hypnosis. Hypnotherapists in training can also read and analyse the scripts and study the language, structure and multi-level communication used to further their skill and knowledge.

Cognitive Hypnotherapy: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Emotional Disorders by Assen Alladin

For Therapists

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is now in use worldwide, while hypnosis as a technique continues to attract serious interest from the professional community. Integrating the two, the field of cognitive hypnotherapy uses the natural trance states of clients to unlock unconscious thoughts and memory patterns that can generate and sustain problems. Cognitive hypnotherapists work within the client’s model of the world so that changes are more likely to be subconsciously accepted and become permanent. This practical guide shows how cognitive hypnotherapy can be used to treat a range of emotional disorders including depression, sleep disorders, anxiety, eating disorders and PTSD.

Hypnotic Realities: The Induction of Clinical Hypnosis and Forms of Indirect Suggestion by Milton H. Erickson

For Therapists

Hypnotic Reality is a verbatim transcript of Dr. Erickson’s induction of clinical hypnosis and his approaches to trance training. It provides students and professionals with clear examples of the evolution of clinical hypnotic phenomena. Two major innovations in this volume are the utilization theory of hypnosis and indirect forms of suggestion… Each chapter includes an essay by Ernst Rossi which clarifies and elaborates on the relevant issues of Dr Erickson’s work just illustrated. In these essays, Dr. Rossi analyzes Dr. Erickson’s approach in order to uncover some of the basic variables that can be isolated and tested by future experimental work. These sections are a bridge between the clinical art of Dr. Erickson’s hypnotherapy and the systematic efforts of the science of psychology to understand human behaviour.

The Big Book of NLP, Expanded: 350+ Techniques, Patterns & Strategies of Neuro Linguistic Programming by Shlomo Vaknin and Marina Schwarts

For Therapists and Self Help

The Big Book Of NLP contains more than 350 patterns & strategies written in an easy, step-by-step format. The methods include a full array of the fundamentals that every practitioner needs, such as the Swish pattern and The Phobia Cure, as well as advanced and unique patterns, such as The Nested Loops method and Learning Strategies. Many of these techniques were never published before and cannot be found elsewhere. Perhaps more important, and unlike most other NLP books and programs, the patterns are written with great care and testing to ensure that they are clear and can be followed immediately.

Everyone who learns Neuro-Linguistic Programming knows the power of the patterns and strategies that employ the skills and knowledge of NLP. Whether you have just been introduced to the basics, or you have mastered advanced material and patterns, this work provides you with more than 350 patterns in a concise reference format, with step-by-step instructions.

Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors by D. Corydon Hammond

For Therapists

Designed as a practical desktop reference, this official publication of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis is the largest collection of hypnotic suggestions and metaphors ever compiled. It provides a look at what experienced clinicians actually say to their patients during hypnotic work.

About the Author

D. Corydon Hammond, PhD, ABPH, is past president and a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), which honoured him with a Presidential Award of Merit in 1989. He coordinated a national task force on hypnosis and memory and is the primary author of Clinical Hypnosis and Memory: Guidelines for Clinicians and for Forensic Hypnosis and of ASCH’s Standards of Training in Clinical Hypnosis.

The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy by John Grinder and Richard Bandler

For Therapists

These seminal works in neurolinguistic programming (NLP) help therapists understand how people create inner models of the world to represent their experience and guide their behaviour. Volume I describes the Meta Model, a framework for comprehending the structure of language; Volume II applies NLP theory to nonverbal communication.