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Zero Balancing

Touching the Energy of Bone

John Hamwee
Illustrated by Gina Michaels

The classic, definitive book on Zero Balancing, an increasingly popular therapy that can be easily practised alongside other complementary therapies. Descriptions of particular sessions and client experiences are accompanied by a wider discussion about the nature and behaviour of energy and its use in healing. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-234-8, 238 x 170mm, 144pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, traditional Chinese medicine

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The Compassionate Practitioner

How to create a successful and rewarding practice

Jane Wood

This handbook for alternative practitioners is full of practical advice about creating a thriving practice. It explores the practitioner-patient relationship at every stage of the consultation process to demonstrate how to establish trust and loyalty and meet patients' emotional needs so they continue to return. more »

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

Keywords: alternative therapies, arts therapies, bodywork, communication, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, health care, homeopathy, integrative medicine, meditation, mindfulness, person-centred, psychology, relationships, supervision

Coming soon! Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

An Integrated Approach

Nick Dalton-Brewer

Taking an integrative approach informed by the author's cutting-edge research, this book provides the specialist knowledge required by acupuncturists to treat fertility issues effectively and presents a method of diagnosis and treatment which combines Assisted Reproductive Techniques with TCM therapies, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-218-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, diet, infertility, integrative medicine, meridians, traditional Chinese medicine

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Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

John Wilks and Isobel Knight

This book shows how the Bowen technique can be used to treat different conditions including lower back pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and carpal tunnel, hayfever, asthma, diabetes (type 2), migraines, stress and tension disorders, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, as well as in palliative care and performance enhancement in sport and dance. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £35.00/ $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-167-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, anxiety, bodywork, children, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, dance, depression, energy work, health care, massage, movement, nutrition, occupational therapy, pain management, palliative care, Parkinson's disease, trauma

Coming soon! Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Peter Mole

This introductory book answers questions most frequently asked by those new to acupuncture. Comparing the system of diagnosis and treatment with that of Western medicine, it also covers the history and theory of acupuncture, how it is used as preventative medicine, how a diagnosis is made, what to expect in the treatment room, and more. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-203-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

Coming soon! Listening to Scent

Listening to Scent

An Olfactory Journey with Aromatic Plants and their Extracts

Jennifer Peace Rhind

This imaginative book offers aromatherapy students and practitioners, as well as anyone interested in developing their olfactory palate, a unique and enjoyable way of acquiring and developing essential skills, such as olfactory vocabulary, awareness and discrimination. It also includes scent profiles for expanded practice. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-125-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: aromatherapy, complementary medicine, essential oils, meditation, mindfulness

Coming soon! 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

The authors describe an exciting new way of understanding a child's development by looking at how the Five Elements of Chinese thought can explain patterns of behaviour. They list the problems that can occur if a child's elements are not in balance and presents approaches and activities to help them become more balanced, happier and more resilient. more »

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

Keywords: alternative therapies, anxiety, child development, children, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, movement, parenting, pastoral care, psychiatry, psychology, Qi, qigong, self esteem, traditional Chinese medicine

New! Rasa Shastra

Rasa Shastra

The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy

Andrew Mason

An authoritative account of Asian Medical Alchemy, this book explores the herbo-mineral-metal based medicines used in these ancient healing traditions. The first resource of its kind, it provides exhaustive insight into the history of alchemy's search for immortality, the variety of minerals used, and production methods. more »

2014, Paperback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-107-5, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 568pp

Keywords: ayurveda, complementary medicine, herbal treatment, prana

New! Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results

Partha Banerjee MD and Christina Captain

This book is an essential reference for Traditional Chinese Medicine students and practitioners that teaches how to use and understand Western laboratory testing in the treatment and referral of patients. The book focuses on symptoms that commonly present in TCM practices and provides useful case studies, TCM perspectives, and quizzes throughout. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-205-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, health care, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

New! Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Dr. Jie-Jia Li, Dr. Jian-Ping Fu and Dr. Jack Li

Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID) allows an individual's health to be assessed by an image formed from blood and Qi or Chi (energy) between the nail bed and nail plate. This concise guide to FID covers its origins, the application of FID in common disorders and methods of examination, and features illustrations and detailed case examples. more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-099-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Keywords: Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

New! The Compleat Acupuncturist

The Compleat Acupuncturist

A Guide to Constitutional and Conditional Pulse Diagnosis

Peter Eckman

Synthesizing traditions in Oriental medicine, this creative and groundbreaking book takes the practice of pulse diagnosis forward through integrating the Chinese, Ayurvedic, Japanese and Korean traditions. The author emphasizes constitutional as well as conditional diagnosis, and over 30 case histories are included. more »

2014, Paperback: £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-198-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 292pp

Keywords: acupuncture, ayurveda, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, meridians, pulse diagnosis, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

New! A Sensory Journey

A Sensory Journey

Meditations on Scent for Wellbeing

Jennifer Peace Rhind

This card set, which includes 24 cards, a booklet and a sensory map, guides and informs scent meditation for personal and spiritual growth. Each card explores a different fragrance and features a scent description, an image of the botanical source, and inspirational words about the scent's evocative influence to help guide meditation. more »

2013, Card Set: £12.50 + VAT = £15.00/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-153-2

Keywords: aromatherapy, complementary medicine, essential oils, meditation, mindfulness

New! Facial Enhancement Acupuncture

Facial Enhancement Acupuncture

Clinical Use and Application

Paul Adkins
Illustrated by Roger Dutton

This illustrated guide to facial enhancement acupuncture, based on Five Elements theory, shows the acupuncture points, techniques and equipment used to targets points and muscles of the face to improve skin elasticity and appearance. With full explanations of the methods and guidance on discussing treatment with patients, follow up and after care. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-129-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 192pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, traditional Chinese medicine

New! Colour Healing Manual

Colour Healing Manual

The Complete Colour Therapy Programme

Pauline Wills

The healing properties of colour and light have been recognised since ancient times; today colour therapy techniques are used to great effect in a range of complementary therapies and for personal wellbeing. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to colour healing and offers step-by-step instructions for diagnosis and treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-165-5, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 216pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, health care, pain management, prana

Chinese Medical Qigong

Chinese Medical Qigong

Editor in Chief: Tianjun Liu, O.M.D.
Associate Editor in Chief: Xiao Mei Qiang

Correlating the traditional therapies of Qigong with the latest outcomes of scientific research, this is the authoritative introduction to the knowledge system and content of Qigong study. Substantially revised and updated reflecting changes made to the new Chinese edition, it now has new information about key concepts and practice, and covers the applications of Qigong for a range of... more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-096-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 408pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, chi kung, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, qigong, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

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