Books & Articles

Published & Unpublished Books


Published Books 

You can find more details about these books, if you click on the book titles (below) or follow the links.

Help Yourself Towards Mental Health

For people with Anxiety, Stress, Depression & Low Self-Esteem (Published by Karnac Books: 2010 - available here)

First Contacts with People in Crisis

A Manual for Working with People in Crisis and Spiritual Emergencies. (Published by AuthorHouse: 2011 - available here)

The Historical Basis of Body Psychotherapy

An edited book, being the 1st of a new series in a new imprimatur, published by Body Psychotherapy Publications. (available here)

About the Science of Body Psychotherapy

An edited book, being the 2nd of a new series in a new imprimatur, published by Body Psychotherapy Publications. (available here)

About Relational Body Psychotherapy

An edited book, being the 3rd of a new series in a new imprimatur, published by Body Psychotherapy Publications. (available here)

Body Psychotherapy Case Studies

An edited book, being the 4th of a new series in a new imprimatur, published by Body Psychotherapy Publications. (available here)

About Touch in Body Psychotherapy

An edited book, being the 5th in a new series in a new imprimatur, published by Body Psychotherapy Publications. (available here)

The Body in Relationship: Self - Other - Society

An edited book of articles by the presenters at the EABP-ISC 2014 Congress in Lisbon, Portugal (Published by Body Psychotherapy Publications, Sept 2014). (Available only here).

R.D. Laing: 50 years since 'The Divided Self'

A book co-edited with Theodor Itten (Published by PCCS Books, Sept 2012) - for more details, see here. This book is now remaindered and can be purchased at a discounted rate (see here).

The Handbook of Body Psychotherapy & Somatic Psychology

A massive book, co-edited with Gustl Marlock, Halko Weiss & Michael Soth (Published by North Atlantic Books, Dec. 2015): this is the up-date and revised American-English edition of the German "Handbuch fur Körperpsychotherapie". It has over 60 authors, 94 chapters, 1000 pages and about 500,000 words - for more details, see here and here.


Unpublished Books  

For more details about these books, please contact Courtenay Young 'here'.
Under the Skin A book on Psycho-physiology for Body Psychotherapists (unfinished)


When the World Changed

A book on how Spiritual Crises can affect us and turn our world upside down and inside out (unfinished)
Under the Skin A book on Psycho-physiology for Body Psychotherapists (unfinished)

How To Help Yourself Further Towards Better Mental Health

A follow-up volume to the 2010 book.

Also:

Please also visit 'Body Psychotherapy Publications' for more information about this new imprimatur and publishing venture by Courtenay Young.


For details of the fairly numerous articles that I have written, mostly about psychotherapy, please either go to the Articles page: or click here.
This 'Articles' page has been recently upgraded and many of the articles are now available as a PDF download.

For a selection of various poems that I have written, several with a theme connect with psychotherapy, please click here.
Many of these are available as a PDF download.

A 52-page memorial for my mother, June Brinley Young, entitled "A Life Well Lived", is also available here.