"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

A selection of books that you may find of interest – we are never too old to learn. Just as James Dewar said “Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open”. 

A little selection you may find of interest?


  • How to Master Anxiety by Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell
  • Embracing Uncertainty by Susan Jeffers
  • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers




  • Freedom from Addiction by Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell
  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Dr Gabor Maté
  • Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions by Russell Brand
  • The Little Book of Big Change by Amy Johnson




  • Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real
  • Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison by Dorothy Rowe
  • Lifting the Lid on Depression by Chris Scott, Tomas Woodbridge
  • How to lift depression …Fast by Joe Griffin, Ivan Tyrrell
  • Healing without Freud or Prozac by David Servan-Schreiber
  • Churchill’s Black Dog by Anthony Storr
  • When Living Hurts by Michael Yapko
  • Lost connections by Johann Hari
  • Dysfunctional family history and boarding school
  • Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents by Janet Woititz
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells by Mason and Kreger
  • The making of them by Nick Duffell
  • Adult children of emotionally Immature parents by Lindsay C. Gibson
  • Family constellations by Joy Manne and Bert Hellinger

Happiness & Self Worth

  • The Confidence to be Yourself:How to Boost your Self Esteem by Brian Roet
  • I Heart Me: The Science of Self-Love by Dr David Hamilton
  • Authentic Happiness by Martin E. P. Seligman
  • Loving what is by Byron Katie
  • Love 2.0 by Barbara Frederickson,
  • Emotional Agility by Susan David,
  • Growth Mindset by Carol Dweck.
  • Fight by Hazel Gale.
  • Change Your Life In Seven Days by Paul McKenna
  • Please Understand Me II by David Keirsey
  • Notes From a Friend by Anthony Robbins
  • Feel Happy by Michael Neill
  • When you are falling, Dive by Mark Matousek
  • What should I do with my life by Po Bronson
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown
  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown
  • Self-Compassion by Kirsten Neff
  • Being Happy: A handbook to greater confidence and security by Andrew Matthews
  • Shift Happens by Robert Holden
  • Home Coming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw
  • The Mindful self-compassion workbooks by Kristin Neff

Children & parenting

  • hey Warrior by Kate Young
  • Grow by Trevor Silvester
  • Parenting from the Heart: A Guide to the Essence of Parenting from the Inside-Out by Jack Pransky
  • Scripts and Strategies in hypnotherapy with children by Lynda Hudson
  • Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette’s, Anxiety, and More!: The one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals Paperback
    by M.D. Martin L. Kutscher
  • Get out of my life … but first take me and Alex into town by Tony Wolf and Suzanne Franks
  • Harry the Hypno-potamus: Metaphorical Tales for the Treatment of Children 1 and 2 by Linda Thomson
  • Buddha at Bedtime: Tales of Love and Wisdom for You to Read with Your Child by Dharmachari Nagaraja
  • Nightlights and More Nightlights: Stories for You to Read to Your Child – To Encourage Calm, Confidence and Creativity by David Fontana
  • 101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens: Using Metaphors in Therapy by George W. Burns
  • Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy with Children by Olness & Gardner (out of print)
  • Any of the Relax kids range of books and CDs
  • The Strong Sensitive Boy by Ted Zeff
  • The Highly Sensitive Child by Elaine Aaron
  • Ollie and his superpowers by Alison Knowles
  • Hold on to your kids by Dr Gabor Mate
  • Blame my Brain by Nicola Morgan
  • Beyond behaviours by Mona Delahooke
  • A volcano in my tummy by Pudney Whitehouse