There is a great selection of hypnotherapy books on the market, whether you are looking for yourself, or choosing one as a present for someone else.
If you are new to the subject, then there are a number of hypnotherapy books that make good introductions to the subject. Some of the most popular ones include:
- Roger P. Allen: Hypnotherapy Scripts
- Alman and Lambrou: Self Hypnosis: The Complete Manual for Health and Self-Change
- Dave Elman: Hypnotherapy
Havens and Walters: Hypnotherapy Scripts
- Michael Yapko: Trancework
These are excellent texts for getting to know the subject and gaining a basic understanding of how it works.
Of course, it is also a skill that is applied to many different areas. In the same way that when you see a therapist he can treat you for a variety of different problems, the shelves are full of titles that can help you to focus in on one particular aspect. Some of the most common areas are:
- Dealing with Exam Stress
- Fear of Flying
- Financial Success
- Health and Fitness
- Improving your Memory
- Insomnia and Sleeplessness
- Passing your Driving Test
- Public Speaking
- Sports Psychology
- Stopping Smoking
Whichever topic you are interested in you will find a variety of titles, so look at a few to see what style and format you prefer, and use the reader feedback that many websites have to see which ones are recommended by other readers.