(Trainees will be assigned relevant readings from this comprehensive list according to the curriculum and individual interests. In addition, more current readings will be assigned reflective of current research and theory.)
Baker, Elsworth. Man in the Trap: The Causes of Blocked Sexual Energy. College of Orgonomy.
Black, Stuart. A Way of Life: Core Energetics. Institute of Core Energetics.
Ethics Guidelines: The United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP).
Gleason, Brian. Mortal Spirit: A Theory of Spiritual-Somatic Evolution. Institute of CE.
Hunter and Struve. The Ethical Use of Touch in Therapy.
Keleman, Stanley. Emotional Anatomy.
Keleman, Stanley. Your Body Speaks Its Mind. Center Press, Berkeley, CA.
Knoblich, Karen, The Oedipus Complex, unpublished paper. Institute of CE.
Kurtz, Ron. Hakomi Therapy.
Kurtz, Ron and Prestera. The Body Reveals. Harper & Row.
Johnson, Stephen. Characterological Transformation. Norton.
Johnson, Stephyen. Humanizing the Narcissistic Style. Norton.
Johnson, Stephen. Symbiotic Character. Norton.
Leites, Andrew. Transference and Countertransference, Unpublished Paper. Institute of CE.
Lifgren, Eric, Healing the Split between Men’s Heart Feelings & Their Sexuality, Unpublished Paper, Institute of CE.
Loustanauf, Lisa, Segmental Armoring, Unpublished Paper, Institute of CE.
Lowen, Alexander. Betrayal of the Body.
Lowen, Alexander. Bioenergetics.
Lowen, Alexander. Depression and the Body.
Lowen, Alexander. Fear of Life.
Lowen, Alexander. Language of the Body.
Lowen, Alexander, & Lowen, Leslie. The Way to Vibrant Healt: A Manual of Bioenergetic Exercises . Harper & Row.
Mahler, Margaret. The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant. Basic Books.
Mann, Edward. Vital Energy and Health: Dr. Wihelm Reich’s Revolutionary Discoveries and Supporting Evidence. Houslow Press, Toronto.
Nabb, Jerry. Core Energetic Concepts of Grouding. Unpublished Paper. Institute of CE
Pathwork Lectures: 14, 19, 43 60,72, 73, 83, 97, 101, 105, 120, 126, 132, 133, 134, 135, 148, 152, 158, 161, 172, 173, 176, 177, 184, 186, 192, 195, 197, 200, , 201, 203, 210, 237, 238, 243, 248.
Peterson, Marilyn. At Personal Risk.
Pierrakos, John C. Core Energetics: Developing the Capacity to Love and Heal. Liferhythm.
Pierrakos, John C. Eros, Love, and Sexuality: The Forces that Unify Man and Woman. Liferhythm.
Prestera and Kurtz, Ron. The Body Reveals. Harper & Row.
Reich, Wilhelm. Character Analysis. College of Orgonomy.
Reich, Wilhelm. Function of the Orgasm College of Orgonomy.
History of Wilhelm Reich, Passion of Youth, An Autobiography. College of Orgonomy.
Sharaf, Myron. Fury on Earth. College of Orgonomy.
Schnarch, David, Passionate Marriage.
Stern, Daniel. Diary of a Baby. Basic Books.
Therapists at Risk.
Thesenga, Susan. The Undefended Self. Pathwork Press.
Wilner, Karyne. Wilner, Core energetics: Action methods for bodily energy and consciousness. (D. J. Wiener, Ed.), Beyond talk therapy: Using movement and expressive techniques in clinical practice. American Psychological Association Publication: Washington DC.
Books by Wilhelm Reich, MD and Elsworth Baker, MD can be purchased from the College of Orgonomy Bookstore
Unpublished papers can be purchased from the Institute of Core Energetics: