Recommended Books for Understanding and Healing MBS

Mind-Body Healing Books

The Mindbody Prescription, Healing Back Pain, The Divided Mind — John Sarno

Unlearn Your Pain; Unlearn Your Anxiety and Depression — Howard Schubiner:

Back in Control – David Hanscom

Think Away your Pain – David Schechter

Chronic pain: Your key to recovery – Georgie Oldfield

They Can’t Find Anything Wrong – David Clarke

Back Sense – Ronald Siegel

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion — Christopher Germer

Mind-Body Books for Professionals

Psychophysiologic Disorders: Trauma-informed, interprofessional diagnosis and treatment – Editors, Clarke, Abbass, Schubiner, Smith-Clark

Hidden From View – Allan Abbass and Howard Schubiner

Books on the Science of Mind-Body Conditions

How Emotions are Made – Lisa Feldman Barrett

From Paralysis to Fatigue: A history of psychosomatic medicine — Edward Shorter

The Illusion of Conscious Will — Daniel Wegner

The Adaptive Unconscious — Timothy Wilson

Brain Lock — Jeffrey Schwartz

Stumbling onto Happiness — Daniel Gilbert

The Emotional Brain — Joseph Le Doux

The Biology of Belief — Bruce Lipton

The Brain that Changes Itself — Norman Doidge

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain — Sharon Begley

Snake Oil Science — R. Barker Bausell

Stabbed in the Back — Nortin Hadler

Whiplash and Other Useful Illnesses — Andrew Malleson

Self Help Books

The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the search for meaning – Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham

Sanity, Insanity, and Common Sense — Enrique Suarez

Slowing Down to the Speed of Life — Joe Bailey

You Can Be Happy No Matter What — Richard Carlson

The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness — Joel ben Izzy

The Places that Scare You — Pema Chodron

Facing the Fire — John Lee

The Power of Now — Eckhart Tolle

Full Catastrophe Living — Jon Kabat-Zinn

What to Say When You Talk to Yourself – Shad Helmstetter

The Secret Code of Success – Noah St. John

The Presence Process — Michael Brown

Writing to Heal — James Pennebaker