Litteratur - David anbefaler


Books – mostly pictures

Golden, Alla and Angela. Wide Open Eyes. Oslo: Labyrinth Press.
- A selection of children’s drawings from The International Museum of Children’s Art, Oslo, Norway. The innocence, vulnerability and honesty of these drawings is awesome and will likely put you in touch with memories of your own childhood experiences.

Steichen, Edward. The Family of Man. New York: The Museum of Modern Art.
- This classic book of the 1955 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, has been hailed as the most successful and inspiring exhibitions of photography ever assembled. Is likely to lead you to re-experience aspects of your own life with both longing and gratitude.


Books – mostly words

Brennan, Barbara Ann. Hands of Light. Bantam Books, 1988.
- A guide to healing through the human energy field.

Buber, Martin. Between Man and Man. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1965.
- Including the personal experiences that inspired Buber to write I and Thou.

Campbell, David. Touching Dialogue: A Somatic Psychotherapy for Self-Realization. New York: In Hand Books, 1989.
- A presentation of this body-centered psychotherapy with personal stories and examples. Available through Atheneum Boghandel, Copenhagen, or from David Kirk-Campbell.

Fraiberg, Selma H. The Magic Years: Understanding and Handling the Problems of Early Childhood. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1959.
- Classic in it’s simplicity and heartfelt examples.

Goulding, Robert L., and Mary McClure Goulding. The Power is in the Patient: TA/Gestalt Approach to Psychotherapy. San Francisco: TA Press, 1978.
- Easy to understand and involving with it’s examples.

Juhan, Deane. Job’s Body: A handbook for Bodyworkers. Barrytown, New York: Station Hill Press, 1987.
- Will give any professional body therapist a deeper understanding of what is happening when you do your work.

Montagu, Ashley. Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.
- This is the grandfather of all books about touch. Montagu makes an extensive review of the research articles about the skin into fascinating reading by adding his own thoughts and synthesis.

Older, Jules. Touching is Healing. New York: Stein and Day, 1982.
- A history of touch including documentation of how touch has been accepted into treatment in hospitals, psychotherapy and body therapies.

Pearce, Joseph Chilton. Magical Child: Rediscovering Nature’s Plan for Our Children. New York: Bantam Books, 1980.
- A thorough exposition of the potential for development for young children if we know enough to both nurture the process and to not get in the way of nature’s plan.