Books which have been important for me on my journey and which have informed and inspired me in my work with clients.

  1. The Artists’s Way – Julia Cameron
    A course in working with blocks to creativity; daily tools and exercises for growing and inspiring yourself.
  2. Non violent Communication – A Language of Life – Marshall B. Rosenberg
    ‘Create your life, your relationships and your world in harmony with your values.’ Beautifully simple and life changing stuff!
  3. Full Catastrophe Living – Jon Kabat-Zinn
    How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation.
    In depth look at whole range of helpful practices with many beneficial side effects.
  4. The Endorphin Effect – William Bloom
    A breakthrough strategy for holistic health and spiritual wellbeing.
    ‘The techniques it teaches can improve health on both an emotional and a physical level while enhancing the quality of your life.’
  5. Women Food and God – Geneen Roth
    An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything.
    ‘Roth powerfully urges us to pay attention to what we truly need – which cannot be found in a supermarket.’
  6. Parenting from the Inside Out – Daniel J Siegel and Mary Hartzell
    How a deeper self understanding can help you raise children who thrive.
    Draws on new findings in neurobiology and attachment research.
  7. Care of the Soul – Thomas Moore
    A guide for cultivating depth and sacredness in every day life.
    Chapters on The Family and Childhood; Gifts of Depression; Jealousy and Envy; Poetics of Illness; Love.
  8. Anam Cara – John O’Donohue
    Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World – ‘a place where your heart can be healed and nourished’.
  9. A Path with Heart – Jack Kornfield
    A guide through the perils and promises of spiritual life. A classic on meditation, the process of inner transformation and integration of spiritual practice into every day life.
  10. Staying Alive – ed Neil Astley
    Amazing Poetry Anthology ‘what we have felt yet never fully articulated’.
    ‘Sitting alone in a room with these poems is to be assured that you are not alone, you are not crazy.. ‘
  11. What we may be – Piero Ferrucci
    Techniques for Psychological and Spiritual Growth through Psychosynthesis.
  12. The Book of Awakening – Mark Nepo
    Having the life you want by being present to the life you have.
    A ‘day book’ with daily readings – doses of what really matters …’a beautiful book about life, informed by the shadows of death’.
 As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.