Readings and Resources
Body / Mind / Spirit


The Non-Dualism of Shamanic Psychotherapy by Joseph E. Doherty, PhD


Ascent Magazine, published quarterly
Yoga Journal magazine, published monthly
Yoga International Magazine, published bimonthly
Living Your Yoga, Judith Lasater, Ph.D., PT, Rodmell Press, 2000
Yoga: The path to holistic health, B.K.S. Iyengar, Dorling/Kindersley, 2001
Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, Stephen Cope, Bantam/Dell, 1999
Yoga Basics, Mara Carrico, Holt & Co., 1997

Eastern Philosophy/Buddhism:

Live in a Better Way: Reflections on Truth, Love, and Happiness, H.H. Dali Lama, Penguin (Non-Classics), April 2, 2002
Everyday Zen, Charlotte Joko Beck, Harper Collins, 1989
The heart of the buddha¹s teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallex, 1998
The Blooming of a Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh, Beacon, 1993
Becoming Comfortable with Uncertainty, 108 Teachings, Pema Chodron; 2002 Shambhala Press
The Places that Scare You, Pema Chödron, Shambhala Press, 2001
The Wisdom of No Escape, Pema Chödron, Shambhala Press, 1991
Start Where You Are, Pema Chödron, Shambhala Press
When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chödron, Shambhala Press
Tricycle magazine: The Buddhist Review, Published Quarterly, 800-873-9871
Shambhala Sun magazine, published bi-monthly (
Alan Watts' Website (
On The Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are, Alan Watts, Pantheon, New York, 1966

Contemplative Psychology:

Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, Mark Epstein, M.D., Broadway Books
Going on Being, Mark Epstein, M.D., Broadway Books, 2001
Open to Desire, Mark Epstein, 2005, Gotham Books
Thoughts Without a Thinker, Mark Epstein, M.D., Basic Books, 1995
if the Buddha dated, Charlotte S. Kasl, Penguin, 1999
if the Buddha got stuck, Charlotte S. Kasl, Penguin, 2005
if the Buddha married, Charlotte S. Kasl, Penguin, 2001
Legacy of the Heart, Wayne Muller, Simon & Schuster, 1992
Zen Therapy, David Brazier, Wiley, 1995 



Intentional Community:

Creating a Life Together, Diana Leafe Christian, 2003, New Society Publishers

Shamanic Studies:

Shamanic Breathwork: Journeying Beyond the Limits of Self; Linda Star Wolf, 2009 Inner Traditions International
Shamanic Egyptian Astrology; Linda Star Wolf and Ruby Falconer, 2010 Inner Traditions International
The Anubis Oracle: 35 Card Deck and Book; Nicki Scully and Linda Star Wolf; 2008, Inner Traditions International
30 Shamanic Questions for Humanity: from Ego Agenda to Soul Purpose; Linda Star Wolf, 2010, Inner Traditions International
American Shaman, Jeffery Kottler, 2004, Brunner-Routledge
Dancing the Dream, Jamie Sams, 1999, Harper-Collins
Medicine Cards and Sacred Path Cards, Jamie Sams (Tools for Divination)
Gay Spirit Worker, John R. Stowe, 1999, Findhorn Press
The Shaman's Doorway, Stephen Larsen, 1998, Inner Traditions
Venus Rising (shamanic breathwork), Isis Cove, Sylva NC
Falling out of Grace: Meditations on Loss, Healing, and Wisdom by Sobonfu E. Some (North Bay Books 08/03)
The Spirit of Intimacy:  Ancient Teachings in the Ways of Relationships by Sobonfu Some (William Morrow 02/99)
Welcoming Spirit Home: Ancient African Teachings to Celebrate Children and Community by Sobonfu Some (New World Library 10/99)
Healing Wisdom of Africa by Malidoma Patrice Some (Paperback - Sept 13, 1999)
Ritual:  Power, Healing and Community by Malidoma Patrice Some (Paperback - Dec 1, 1997)
Of Water and the Spirit:  Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Arkana) by Patrice Malidoma Some (Paperback - May 1, 1995)
Becoming Yourself:  The Journey from Head to Heart by Jan Engels-Smith
Soul Retrieval:  Mending the Fragmented Self by Sandra Ingerman (Harper San Francisco 1991)
Welcome Home:  Following Your Soul's Journey Home by Sandra Ingerman (Harper San Francisco 1993)
Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation, Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman, 2010, Sounds True Inc.
. Shaman, Healer, Sage; Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., Harmony Books, 2000
Mending the Past and Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval; Alberto Vilodoro Ph.D., Hay House, 2005  
Illumination: The Shaman's Way of Healing; Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., 2010, Hay House, Inc
The Fifth Agreement; Don Miguel Ruiz and Don Jose Ruiz, 2010, Amber-Allen Publishing
ANYTHING by Don Miguel Ruiz

Complementary Alternative Medicine:

Jonathan Zeuss, M.D.
The Wisdom of Depression; using Natural Medicine to treat depression; Harmony Books
The Natural Prozac Program; How to Use St. Johns Wort; Harmony Books