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Books and References

If you're interested in learning more about Therapeutic Touch and energy healing, you may find these books helpful:

Dossey, B. M., Keegan, L, Guzzetta, C. E., & Kolkmeier, L. G. 1995. Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice. (2nd ed.). Gaithersburg: Aspen Publishers.

Krieger, Dolores. 1987. Living the Therapeutic Touch: Healing as a Lifestyle. (pp. 177-183). (out of print) New York: Dodd, Mead and Company.

Krieger, Dolores. 1993. Accepting Your Power to Heal: The Personal Practice of Therapeutic Touch. Santa Fe: Bear and Company.

Krieger, Dolores. 1997. Therapeutic Touch Inner Workbook: Ventures in Transpersonal Healing. Santa Fe: Bear and Company.

Krieger, Dolores. 2002. Therapeutic Touch: As Transpersonal Healing. New York: Lantern Books.

Kunz, Dora with Krieger, Dolores. 2004. The Spiritual Dimension of Therapeutic Touch.

Macrae, Janet. 1996. Therapeutic Touch: A Practical Guide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Woods, DL & Dimond, M. (2002). The effect of therapeutic touch on agitated behavior and cortisol in persons with Alzheimer's Disease. Biological Research for Nursing, October 2002.

Wager, Susan. 1996. A Doctor's Guide to Therapeutic Touch. New York: The Berkley Publishing Group.

van Gelder-Kunz, Dora. 1991. The Personal Aura. Wheaton, Ill.: Theosophical Publishing House.


Therapeutic Touch: The Vision & The Reality. 1995. This video is available from the Therapeutic Touch International, Inc.

Therapeutic Touch, A Video Course for Health Care Professionals. (19xx). This video was developed by Janet Quinn, Ph. D., for the National League of Nursing. This video is a three part series

Part I: Theory and Research

Part II: The Method

Part III: Clinical Applications

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