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Hypnotherapeutic Possibilities Primarily For Individuals 
Suggested Reading


The following provides suggested reading lists on Hypnotherapeutic Techniques, Neurolinguistic Programing (NLP), Sports Hypnosis, and Self-Hypnosis. 

Hypnotherapeutic Techniques 

Allen, Roger P. (1997, 2001, 2004). Scripts and Strategies in Hypnotherapy: The Complete Works. Williston, VT.: Crown Publishing. 

Andreas, Connirae, & Tamara Andreas. (1994). Core Transformation: Reaching the Wellspring Within. Moab, Utah: Real People Press. 

Banyan, Calvin D., & Gerald F. Kein. (2001). Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy: Basic to Advanced Techniques for the Professional. St. Paul, MN.: Abbot Publishing. 

Battion, Rubin, & Thomas L. Smith. (1999). Ericksonian Approaches: A Comprehensive Manual. Williston, VT.: Crown House Publishing. 

Boyne, Gil. (1985, 1989). Transforming Therapy: A New Approach to Hypnotherapy. Westwood Publishing. 

Burton, John, & Bob G. Bodenhamer. (2000). Hypnotic Language: Its Structure and Use. Bancyfelin, Carmarthen, Wales: Crown House Publishing.

Chips, Allen. (2004). Clinical Hypnotherapy: A Transpersonal Approach. Second Edition. Goshen, VA. Transpersonal Publishing. 

Churchill, Randall. (1997). Become the Dream: The Transforming Power of Hypnotic Dreamwork. Santa Rosa, CA.: Transforming Press. 

_____________. (2002). Regression Hypnotherapy: Transcripts of Transformation. Santa Rosa, CA.: Transforming Press. 

Clement, Pierre. (1979). Hypnosis and Accelerated Learning. Glendale, CA.: Westwood Publishing. 

Coue, Emile. (1923). How to Practice Suggestion and Autosuggestion. Kessinger Publishing. 

________________. (1922). Self Mastery Through Conscious Auto-Suggestion. Kessinger Publishing. 

Dolan, Yvonne M. (1985). A Path with a Heart: Ericksonian Utilization with Resistant and Chronic Clients. New York: Brunner-Mazel Publishers. 

Edgette, John H., & Janet S. Edgette. (1995). The Handbook of Hypnotic Phenomena in Psychotherapy. New York: Brunner-Mazel Publishers. 

Elman, Dave. (1964). Hypnotherapy. Glendale, CA.: Westwood Publishing.Erickson, Milton H. (1992). Creative Choice in Hypnosis. Edited by E. L. Rossi & M. O. Ryan. New York: Irvington Publishers. 

_____________. (1983). Healing in Hypnosis. Edited by E.L. Rossi et al. New York: Irvington Publishers. 

Gilligan, Stephen G. (`1987). Therapeutic Trances: The Cooperation Principle in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel. 

Greenberg, Ira A. (Editor). (1977). Group Hypnotherapy and Hypnotherapy.Chicago: Nelson-Hall. 

Grinder, John, et al. (1977). Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Volume 2. Cupertino, CA.: Meta Publications. 

Haley, Jay (Editor). (1967). Advanced Techniques of Hypnosis and Therapy: Selected Papers of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. New York: Grune & Stratton. 

_______________. (1985). Conversations with Milton H. Erickson, M.D.Volumes I & II. New York: Triangle Press. 

Hammond, D. Corydon (Editor). (1990). Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors. New York: W.W. Norton. 

Hartman, Randy J. (2000). The Treatment of Chemical Dependency with Clinical Hypnotherapy. San Jose, CA.: Writers Club Press. 

Hunter, Marlene E. (1994). Creative Scripts for Hypnotherapy. New York: Brunner- Routledge. 

James, Tad, et al. (2000). Hypnosis: A Comprehensive Guide. Williston, VT.: Crown House Publishing. 

King, Mark E., & Charles M. Citrenbaum. (1993). Existential Hypnotherapy. New York: The Guilford Press. 

Lankton, Carol H. (1983). The Answer Within: A Clinical Framework of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. New York: Brunner-Mazel. 

Mutke, Peter H.C. (1976). Selective Awareness. Glendale, CA.: Westwood Publishing. 

Olness, Karen, & Daniel P. Kohen. (1996). Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy with Children. Third Edition. New York: The Guilford Press. 

Overdurf, John, & Julie Silverthorn. (1994). Training Trances: Multi-Level Communication in Therapy and Training. Third Edition. Portland, Oregon: Metamorphous Press. 

Phillips, Maggie, & Claire Frederick. (1995). Healing the Divided Self: Clinical and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy for Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Conditions. New York: W.W. Norton. 

Rosen, Sidney. (1982). My Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson. New York: W.W. Norton. 

Rossi, Ernest L. (1980). Innovative Hypnotherapy by Milton Erickson. New York Irvington Publishers. 

____________. (1996). The Symptom Path to Enlightenment: The New Dynamics of Self Organization in Hypnotherapy: An Advanced Manual for Beginners. Pacific Palisades, CA.: Palisades Gateway Publishing. 

Watkins, John G. (1992). Hypnoanalytic Techniques: The Practice of Clinical Hypnosis, Volume II. New York: Irvington Publishers. 

Watts, Terence. (2005). Hypnosis: Advanced Techniques of Hypnotherapy and Hypnoanalysis. Eagan, MN. Network 3000 Publishing. 

Yapko, Michael D. (2001). Treating Depression with Hypnosis: Integrating Cognitive- Behavioral and Strategic Approaches. Philadelphia: Brunner-Routledge 

Zibergeld, Bernie, et al. (Editors). (1986). Hypnosis: Questions and Answers. New York: W.W. Norton. 

Zeig, Jeffrey K. (Editor).(1985). Ericksonian Psychotherapy. Volumes I & II. New York: Brunner/Mazel. 

Neurolinguistic Programing (NLP) 

Andreas, Steve, & Charles Faulkner. (Editors). (1994). NLP: The New Technology of Achievement. New York: Quill. 

Bandler, Richard, & John Grinder. (1982). Reframing: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning. Edited by Steve Andrea and Connirae Andreas. Moab, Utah: Real People Press. 

__________________________. (1979). Frogs into Princes: Neuro Linguistic Programming. Moab, Utah: Real People Press. 

Dilts, Robert et al. (1990). Beliefs: Pathways to Health & Well-Being. Portland, Oregon: Metamorphous Press. 

Grinder, John, and Richard Bandler. (1981). Tranceformations: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Structure of Hypnosis. Edited by Connirae Andreas. Moab, Utah: Real People Press. 

Lankton, Steve. (1980). Practical Magic: A Translation of Basic Neruo-Linguistic Programming into Clinical Psychotherapy. Capitola, CA.: Meta Publications. 

Lewis, Byron A., & R. Frank Pucelik. (1982). An Introduction to NLP: Magic Demystified. Lake Oswego, Oregon: Metamorphous Press. 

Sport Hypnosis 

Edgette, John H., & Tim Rowan. (2003). Winning the Mind Game: Using Hypnosis in Sport Psychology. Williston, VT.: Crown House. Goldberg, Alan. (2005) Sports Slump Busting. Champaign, IL.: Llumina Press. 

Jackson, Susan A., & Mihaly Csikszenthmihalyi. (1999). Flow in Sports: The Keys to Optimal Experiences and Performances. Champaign, IL.: Human Kinetics. 

Kappas, John. (1984) Self-Hypnosis: The Key to Athletic Success. Englewwod Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall Trade 

Liggett, Donald R. (2000). Sport Hypnosis. Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL. 

Nideffer, Robert M. (1992). Psyched to Win. Champaign, IL.: Leisure Press. 

Tutko, Tom. (1980). Sports Psyching. New York: Tarcher 

Ungerleider, Steven. (1996). Mental Training for Peak Performance. Emmaus, PA.: Rodale Press. 


Alman, Brian M., & Peter Lambrou. (1983, 1992). Self-Hypnosis: The Complete Manual For Health and Self-Change. New York: Brunner-Routledge. 

Blair, Forbers R. (2004). Instant Self-Hypnosis: How to Hypnotize Yourself with Your Eyes Open. Naperville, IL.: Sourcebooks 

Caprio, Frank, & Joseph R. Berger. Healing Yourself with Self-Hypnosis. (1998). New York: Prentice-Hall. 

Tebbetts, Charles. (1987). Self Hypnosis and Other Mind-Expanding Techniques. Glendale, CA.: Westwood Publishing. 

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