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Coming soon! Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Roots of Modern Practice

Charles Buck

Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key developments that are of most practical relevance to clinicians of today. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $68.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, five elements, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, qigong, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

New! 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 »

2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-203-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

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

Acupuncture for New Practitioners

Acupuncture for New Practitioners

John Hamwee

An invaluable guide for anyone beginning a career in acupuncture, this book offers insights into likely challenges and pitfalls of the first years of practice. It addresses styles of working, common mistakes, confidence with patients, and success and failure in the treatment room, helping novice acupuncturists to reflect on their practice. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-102-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, energy work, five elements, health care, pulse diagnosis, Qi, qigong, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Art Therapy in Asia

Art Therapy in Asia

To the Bone or Wrapped in Silk

Edited by Debra Kalmanowitz, Jordan S. Potash and Siu Mei Chan

This edited book documents how the field of art therapy is taking shape as both a profession and a discipline across Asia. It explores how art therapists in the East are assimilating Western models and adapting them to create unique and inspirational new approaches that both East and West can learn from. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-210-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 390pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, art therapy, arts therapies, Chinese culture, Chinese philosophy, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, Daoism, five elements, health care, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality, Taoism, traditional Chinese medicine

Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts

Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts

Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai
Advisor: Cheng Xinnong

This book presents a collection of real case studies of patients who have been treated by prominent acupuncture practitioners in China. Compiled by leading experts, under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, this book is a useful reference for acupuncture practitioners and students at all levels. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-046-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Keywords: acupuncture, five elements, meridians, moxa, moxibustion, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine, yin-yang

New! 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 »

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! 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! The Handbook of Five Element Practice

The Handbook of Five Element Practice

Nora Franglen

A companion for practitioners of Five Element acupuncture that strengthens the foundation for practice. With detailed outlines of the different components of Five Element diagnosis and treatment, this complete manual will support and invigorate practice. It also includes a Teach Yourself Manual. more »

2013, Paperback: £27.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-188-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 184pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, five elements, traditional Chinese medicine

Heavenly Streams

Heavenly Streams

Meridian Theory in Nei Gong

Damo Mitchell

The art of connecting with, feeling and adjusting the energy body using the consciousness is often overlooked in Nei Gong and Qi Gong practice. Damo Mitchell provides step-by-step instructions on how to experience and adjust the various elements which make up the energy body in order to diagnose imbalances and restore harmony. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-116-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: Chinese medicine, energy work, five elements, meridians, Qi, qigong, Taoism

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method

Clinical Applications of the Ba Gua and I Ching

Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

This book offers a clear explanation of the philosophical theories that underpin acupuncture methods. Introducing the fundamentals of Chinese medical philosophy including Yin-Yang, the Eight Trigrams and Ba Gua, it presents a clinically effective acupuncture system that balances metaphysical theory with practical acupuncture techniques. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-074-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 322pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bagua, Chinese astrology, Chinese culture, Chinese horoscope, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, energy work, five elements, Five Organs diagnosis, hot and cold syndromes, meridians, moxa, moxibustion, pulse diagnosis, Qi, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, tongue diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, Yang syndromes, Yijing, yin-yang

New! Keepers of the Soul

Keepers of the Soul

The Five Guardian Elements of Acupuncture

Nora Franglen

With profiles of well-known figures, the book explains the spirit of each of the Five Elements of Chinese medicine, and what they look like in different people. The philosophy behind Five Element acupuncture is explained, including what it means to live in harmony and how the Five Elements help shape our body and soul. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-185-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 296pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, five elements, traditional Chinese medicine

The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan

The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan

A Complete Guide to History, Weapons and Fighting Skills

C S Tang

This in-depth, fully-illustrated guide covers the history and traditions of this Chinese martial art, describing its movements, and their effects. It contains a full teaching guide to this potent fighting system and its underlying principles, including the Twelve Animal Forms, linking forms, two person sets, basic skills and weapons training. more »

2013, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-140-2, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 352pp

Keywords: Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese martial arts, Chinese philosophy, five elements, Xing Yi Quan

New! Patterns of Practice

Patterns of Practice

Mastering the Art of Five Element Acupuncture

Nora Franglen

Considering acupuncture in its wider context, this book contains Nora Franglen's reflections on her practice and explores how the search for acupuncture points can lead the practitioner deep into challenging areas of existence. more »

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-187-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 120pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, five elements, traditional Chinese medicine

New! The Simple Guide to Five Element Acupuncture

The Simple Guide to Five Element Acupuncture

Nora Franglen

This accessible guide explains the history and philosophy of five element acupuncture, and shows how it addresses specific health needs and general well-being. With case studies throughout, the guide explains how an acupuncturist diagnoses and treats patients, and looks at the character of each element. more »

2013, Paperback: £5.99/ $9.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-186-0, 170 x 115mm / 6.75in x 4.5in, 136pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, five elements, traditional Chinese medicine

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