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Theoretical articles:


» Zlata Sramova: Minorities in the minority

Keywords: psychiatry, minorities, therapist, mental disorders

» S. Ondrisova; S. Menkynova: Inner criticism from POP viewpoint

Keywords: inner criticism, processoriented psychotherapy






You can download some POP manuscripts in pdf from the Portland processwork insitute website: www.processwork.org


The e-book from Arnold Mindell: Coma- Dreambody near death is free available at: www.aamindell.net/coma.htm


Other links:


Ruth Weyermann: Subjektives Erleben von Körpersymptomen : prozess-orientierte Entfaltung, Perspektiven und Bedeutungen. (in German) Unpublished Dissertation, Uni.Basel. 2006 Available at:



Schuitevoerder, Stephen: Process work contributions to men and power. Unpublished Dissertation, University of Western Sydney, 2000. Available at: http://library.uws.edu.au/adt-NUWS/public/adt-


Hohler, Lukas: At the Point of no Return. Intervening when Physical Violence Escalates among Teenagers. Unpublished Thesis, Antioch University, Zurich, Switzerland 2000 Available at: http://www.changefacilitation.ch/ in the section Lukas Hohler.



Further materials you can find on the personal websites of POP Diplomates.







Publications in english:


Hauser, R.: Altered States of Consciousness as a Complement in the Treatment of Addiction - a process-oriented approach. In: Alkoholizmus a drogové závislosti. Vol.35, N.3 (2000)


Hauser, R.: Altered States of Consciousness as Adjunct in the Treatment of Addiction. Unpublished dissertation, Comenius university, Bratislava, 2001


Publications in Slovak language you can find in the Slovak version of this web.






All these publications are available at the internet bookstore Amazon: www.amazon.co.uk or www.amazon.com

You can find at Amazon also translations in other languages, for example in German at: www.amazon.de



Dreambody: The Body's Role in Revealing The Self . Sigo Press, Portland OR, 1982; Portland, Or: Lao Tse Press, 1998; 2000

Mindells first book connecting somatic experiences with dreams and myths and fairy tales, describing the author’s transition from Jungian Psychology to process work.



Working with the Dreaming Body. London: Penguin-Arkana, 1984; Lao Tse Press, 2000

A practical book about how to work with sensory channels,  the body and dreams. Makes dreambodywork accessible.





riverRiver's Way. The Process Science of the Dreambody. NY and London: Viking-Penguin-Arkana, 1986

A renewed definition of therapy, based upon Taoism, connecting mythology, divination, and modern physics.




The Dreambody in Relationships. NY and London: Viking-Penguin-Arkana, 1987

New paths in relationship work, based upon training and studies of signal exchanges and myths. Filled with examples of using space, dreams, and postures as signals



cityshadowsCity Shadows. Psychological Interventions in Psychiatry. NY and London: Viking-Penguin-Arkana, 1988

This book is introducing methods for  dealing  with  psychotic states without medication

The Year 1: Global Process Work with Planetary Myths and Structures. NY and London: Viking-Penguin-Arkana, 1990

A first book about the mythic background to world problems, and descriptions of new methods for dealing with large groups.

Coma: Key to Awakening. Penguin-Arkana, NY and London 1994

How to work  with dreams and the body in near death experiences. A first book, showing that working with comatose people especially near death, reveals ultimate human experiences. This book is also available for free under the title Coma: Dreambody near death at www.aamindell.net.

Working on Yourself Alone. Inner Dreambody Work. New York: Penguin, 1990; Lao Tse Press, 2000

How to work on your symptoms, dreams and relationships alone, using channels of awareness, including seeing, hearing, feeling, body movements, and the environment


The Leader As Martial Artist: An Introduction to Deep Democracy. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1992, Lao Tse Press, 2000

A  book  about the practice  of  dealing with large, multicultural  groups, with  global theories and applications to business and politics. Definitions of Field and ghosts, connect leadership with the martial arts.


The Shaman's Body. A New Shamanism for Transforming Health, Relationships, and the Community. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1993

An psychological shamanic exploration of the teachings of Carlos Castaneda’s Yaqui Indian teacher, Don Juan Matus. This book is both a passionate spiritual text, filled with practical exercises showing the shamanic underpinnings of everyday reality.

Sitting in the Fire: Large Group Transformation Using Conflict and Diversity. Portland, OR: Lao Tse Press, 1995

A dramatic text about worldwork filled with examples about how to deal with abuse,  revenge,  anger  and  rage  in  multicultural settings.  There are  methods  for developing eldership  as  well as process work  views on revolutions, and racism.  


Quantum Mind: The Edge Between Physics and Psychology . Portland, OR: Lao Tse Press, 2000

This book connects, in a step-by-step, and elementary fashion, psychology and dreamwork  with math and quantum physics, to create the basis for a new integrated science.


Dreaming While Awake: Techniques for 24-hour Lucid Dreaming. Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads, 2000

A pioneering work connecting quantum physics with Aboriginal Dreamtime Thinking, ancient Buddhist philosophy of the Abhidhamma and modern psychology to form a new awareness work.

The Dreammaker's Apprentice: The Psychological and Spiritual Interpretation of Dreams. Charlotesville, VA: Hampton Roads Publishing Co., 2001

This book is about learning to experience altered states, and using them to understand the meaning of dreams. It introduces a new process oriented dreamwork based upon perception of subtle signals.


The Deep Democracy of Open Forums: How to Transform Organizations into Communities. Charlottesville, VA: Hampton roads, 2002

The focus of this organizational and group development book is practice; the deepest feeling skills and essential linear techniques needed to facilitate small and large groups. The concept of the psycho-social activist is introduced together with insights into the resolution of severe organizational conflicts and war.

The Quantum Mind and Healing: How To Listen And Respond To Your Body's Symptoms. Charlottesville: VA, Hampton Roads Pub. 2004

With many practical exercises, this book explores how and why dreams influences your biology, and how emotions are linked to invisible, (quantum) dimensions of symptoms. Awareness training and examples make the theory a living experience connecting psychology, biology and physics. There are chapters on anti aging, music therapy, and symptom oriented relationship-work in which symptoms are influenced by non-local aspects of relationships with individuals and communities

Earth Based Psychology: Path Awareness. Portland, OR: Lao Tse Press, 2006

Drawing liberally from physics, psychology, aboriginal beliefs, and shamanism, this spiritual guide defines, explores, and applies both earth-based psychology and the related idea of path awareness—the innate ability to sense where to turn at a given moment. By drawing together disparate elements of contemporary science and ancient wisdom, it is shown here that new methods emerge of determining the best direction through inner turmoil, relationship trouble, team and community issues, and world issues.

ProcessMind: A User's Guide to Connecting with the Mind of God. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 2010 new


Presents instructions for achieving an enhanced state of consciousness, discussing how it can be experienced by combining the principles of world spiritual traditions and transpersonal psychology with the patterns found in quantum physics.


Arnold a Amy MINDELL:

Riding the Horse Backwards. Process Work in Theory and Practice. NY and London: Penguin. 1992; Lao Tse Press 2000

An  overview of Process Oriented  Psychology based  upon a seminar given  while they were scholars in residence at the Esalen Institute in California.






Metaskills. The Spiritual Art of Therapy. Tempe, Arizona: New Falcon Press, 1995; Lao Tse Press 2001

Metaskills, the feeling attitudes behind personal therapeutic talents, are the alpha and omega of healing. Amy breaks new ground in a theory and practice of the most ancient of all arts. A guide to identifying, develop and enhance individual therapeutic skills and become a more efficient therapist.


Coma - A Healing Journey: A Guide for Family, Friends, and Helpers. Portland, OR: Lao-Tse Press, 1999

Comawork guides the family and health care professionals through the procedure of helping people to achieve awareness or even awaken out of comatose states, regardless of the origin of these states

An Alternative to Therapy. A Few Basic Process Work Principles. Zero Publications, Portland Oregon, 2002

From 18 years of studying the situations arising in the practice of therapy and in the supervision of client/therapist interactions, a core group of imaginary figures (from Amy’s dreams) reveal central issues and principles in therapy.

The Dreaming Source of Creativity. Portland, OR: Lao Tse Press, 2005

Amys book shows how dreaming and imagination are essential aspects of a fulfilling life. Filled with stories, easy to follow exercises, and over 100 pictures, this book offers simple and easy ways to creatively enjoy and work on yourself by sensing the “intentional field”, the dreaming source of creativity that is always present within and around you.




The Dreambody Toolkit. New York and London, Routledge and Kegan, 1987

A detailed and technical introduction to the theory and methods of Process Work.




Radical Intercourse: How Dreams Unite Us in Love, Conlict and Other Inevitable Relationships. Portland, OR: Lao Tse Press. 1997

Shows how the unpredictable world of dreams and dreaming plays out in relationships.





edgeLiving on the Edge: The Mythical, Spiritual, and Philosophical Roots of Social Marginality. Nova Science Publisher, 2011

This book starts by seeking to answer the question, &"Why do the people who fight our wars and clean up our natural and self-made disasters wind up on the margins of society? The book concludes with some suggestions about how to make marginalisation more of a process and less of a fixed state through the arts and mass media.



David ROOMY:

Inner Work in the Wounded and Creative. The Dream in the Body. Arkana,1990



Changing Ourselves, Changing the World. Tempe, Arizona: New Falcon Press, 2001







Angry Men, Angry Women, Angry World- Moving from Destructiveness to Creativity. Eugene, Oregon: Changing Worlds Publ., 2004

Practical examples from real life show the power and ability of harnessing the force of anger and destruction for healing.

Beyond War and Peace in the Arab Israeli Conflict. Eugene, Oregon: Changing Worlds Publ., 2004

The author demonstrates how we can move beyond the domination and revenge of war and the temporary harmony of treaties into more lasting, and satisfying resolutions.

Leap into Living- Moving from Fear to Freedom. Eugene, Oregon: Changing Worlds Publ., 2004
Vital Loving: A Guide Book for Couples and Families. Eugene, Oregon: Changing Worlds Publ., 2004

Practical tools for dealing with new, changing family structures and roles, including separation, divorce, step-families, and how to manage anger, violence, grief and adolescent behavior.




A Path Made by Walking: Process Work in Practice. Portland, OR: Lao Tse Press 2005








The War Hotel: Psychological Dynamics in Violent Conflict. London: Whurr Publishers 2005

Author explores how people get excited and traumatized by conflict.Uses examples from Nazi Germany, Balkans, Israeli-Palistinian conflict and Rwanda. Further informations at: www.warhotel.com



Lane ARYE:

Unintentional Music: Releasing Your Deepest Creativity. Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads. 2001

This book looks at 'mistakes' in playing and singing in a new and dynamic way.






Dawn Menken:

Speak Out: Talking about Love, Sex and Eternity. Tempe, Arizona: New Falcon Publications, 2001.

Explores the relationship between mainstream and marginalized groups and looks at diversity issues in relationship.





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