Books about Autogenics

Schultz Dr JH & Luthe Dr W, ‘Autogenic Therapy’ (six volumes)
Published by Grune and Stratton, Inc., New York, 1969.

Available as an e-book, British Autogenic Society, 2016 and made available through the Autogenic Training Institute

Vol. 1 Autogenic Methods
Vol. 2 Medical Applications
Vol. 3 Applications in Psychotherapy
Vol. 4 Research and Theory
Vol. 5 Dynamics of Autogenic Neutralisation
Vol. 6 Treatment with Autogenic Neutralisation

(soon to be available as e-books published by British Autogenic Society in 2016 and made available through the Autogenic Training Institute)

Luthe Dr W (Author)

‘Wolfgang Luthe Introductory Workshop: Introduction to the Methods of Autogenic Training, Therapy and Psychotherapy, Vol 1, Prof Luis de Rivera MD (Editor, Epilogue, Introduction) and Prof Hans Selye MD (Introduction) January 7, 2015

Bird J, and Pinch C, ‘Autogenic Therapy – Self-help for Mind and Body’, Newleaf, 2002
ISBN 0 7171 3422 9

Bird J, ‘I Could do with Some of That! The Power of Autogenics’, Legends Publishing , 2015,

ISBN 10: 190679698X ISBN 13: 9781906796983

Kermani Dr K, ‘Autogenic Training – The Effective Holistic Way to Better Health’, Kai Kermani, 2010 ISBN 978 0 285 63322 3

Lindemann Dr H, ‘Relieve Tension the Autogenic Way’, Peter H Wyden, New York, 1974

Linden Dr W, PhD, ‘Autogenic Training – A Clinical Guide’, Guilford Press, 1990

O’Donovan Dr JB, MRCGP, ‘Autogenic Training in Organic Illness’, J B O’Donovan, 1989

Rosa Dr K R, ‘You and AT’, E P Dutton & Co, Inc. New York, 1973

Rosa Dr K R, ‘Autogenic Training. A practical, non-mystical guide to therapeutic relaxation and meditation.’ The Garden City Press Limited, London, 1976

Sadigh Dr M R, PhD, ‘Autogenic Training – a Mind-Body approach to the Treatment of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Syndrome’ Haworth Press Inc, New York, 2001

Book Chapters about Autogenics

Bradford, Nikki and Chamberlain, Geoffrey, ‘Pain Relief in Childbirth’ – see chapter on Natural Pain Relief – section on Autogenic Training pp. 153-160, Harper Collins, 1995

Khazam, Dr Abraham, ‘You Don’t Have to Die from Cancer. Taking Active Charge’, Hill of Content Publishing, 1996, Melbourne, Australia

O’Hanlon, Brenda, ‘Sleep – the common sense approach’ – see chapter 7 on Autogenic Training,Newleaf, Republic of Ireland, 1997

O’Hanlon, Brenda, ‘Stress – the common sense approach’ – see chapter 12 on Autogenic Training under stress management techniques, Newleaf, Republic of Ireland, 1997

Further Reading About Autogenics

Carruthers Dr M, ‘Health promotion by mental and physical training’, British Journal of Holistic MedicineVol. 1, No. 2, 1984

Carruthers Dr M, ‘Train the mind to calm itself’, General Practitioner 16th July 1982

Carruthers Dr M, Patel et al, ‘Trial of relaxation in reducing coronary risk: 4 year follow-up’, British Medical Journal, 290

De Rivera, Dr J.L.G, ‘Autogenic Analysis: the Tool Freud was looking for’, International Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol. 6, No. 1

Gibbons, H, ‘The Effectiveness of Autogenic Training for Occupational Health and Safety in High Risk

Industries: Mining and Police in Australia’, European Journal of Autogenic and Bionomic Studies, March, 2016

Kermani Dr K, ‘Stress, Emotions, Autogenic Training and AIDS: A Holistic Approach to the management of HIV-infected individuals’, Holistic Medicine Vol. 2

Linden W, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, ‘Autogenic Training: A Narrative and Quantitative Review of Clinical Outcome’, in Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, Vol. 19, No 3, 1994-5

Peper, E & Gibney K.H, ‘About the Methods of Autogenic Therapy ‘, 2000

Selye Professor Hans, ‘Guide to Stress Research, Vol 2: Stress and Autogenic Therapy’

Shealy, C Norman MD, “90 Days to Self-Health – Biogenics: How to control all types of stress by yourself through a complete health program of Autogenics, diet, vitamins and exercise”, The Dial Press, New York, 1977

Useful Links About Autogenics

British Autogenic Society:

The British Autogenic Society (BAS) is the professional and educational organization for Autogenic Therapists in the United Kingdom. It’s the first port of call for anyone wishing to know more about Autogenic Therapy in the UK.

Japanese Society of Autogenic Therapy:

The main aim of the Japanese Society of Autogenic Therapy is to promote education and research into the benefits of Autogenic Training across many fields including sports, mental and physical health and general well-being. (This website is in Japanese so please use Google Translator.)