Dr. Michael’s Publications on Ancient Sacred Wisdom Traditions, Bodymind Healing, & Psychotherapy


Click here for PDF of Dr. Mayer’s Publications: Bibliography_Mypubs_2015

Mayer, M. H. (1982). The mythic journey process. The Focusing Folio, 2(2).

Mayer, M. (1984). The mystery of personal identity. San Diego: ACS Publications.

Mayer, M. H. (1993). Trials of the heart: Healing the wounds of intimacy. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts.

Mayer, M. (1996). Qigong and behavioral medicine: An integrated approach to chronic pain. Qi: The Journal of Eastern Health and Fitness, 6(4), 20-31.

Mayer, M. (1997a). Psychotherapy and Qigong: Partners in healing anxiety. Berkeley, CA: The Psychotherapy & Healing Center.

Mayer, M. (1997b). Combining behavioral healthcare and Qigong with one chronic hypertensive adult. Mt. Diablo Hospital-Health Medicine Forum. Unpublished study.(Video available from Health Medicine Forum, Walnut Creek, CA, www.alternativehealth.com).

Mayer, M. (1999). Qigong and hypertension: A critique of research. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 5(4), 371-382. (Peer-reviewed).

Mayer, M. (2000). Bodymind healing qigong (DVD). Orinda, CA: Bodymind Healing Center.

Mayer, M. (2001a). Find your hidden reservoir of healing energy: A guided meditation for cancer (Audio cassette). Orinda, CA: Bodymind Healing Publications.

Mayer, M. (2001b). Find your hidden reservoir of healing energy: A guided meditation for chronic disease (Audio cassette). Orinda, CA: Bodymind Healing Publications.

Mayer, M. (2003). Qigong clinical studies. In W. B. Jonas (Ed.), Healing, intention, and energy medicine (pp. 121-137). England: Churchill Livingston. (Peer-reviewed).

Mayer, M. (2004a). Qigong: Ancient path to modern health (DVD of keynote address to National Qigong Association). Orinda, CA: Bodymind Healing Publications.

Mayer, M. (2004b).Secrets to living younger longer: The self-healing path of qigong, standing meditation and Tai Chi. Orinda, CA: Bodymind Healing Publications.

Mayer, M. (2004c). What do you stand for? The Journal of Qigong in America, Vol. 1, Summer.

Mayer, M. (2004d). Walking meditation: Yi Chuan Qigong. The Empty Vessel: A Journal of Contemporary Taoism, Summer.

Mayer, M. (2005). Qigong: An age-old foundation of energy psychology. The Energy Field, Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology, Vol. 6, (4), Winter.

Mayer, M. (2007). Bodymind healing psychotherapy: Ancient pathways to modern health. Orinda, CA: Bodymind Healing Publications.

Mayer, M., (2008). Mind-Body treatment for anxiety and panic disorders. California State Journal of Oriental Medicine, Summer.

Mayer, M. (2009a). Energy psychology: Self-healing practices for bodymind health, Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic/Random House.

Mayer, M. 2009b (Winter) Bodymind Healing in Psychotherapy: Towards an integral, comprehensive energy psychology, The Energy Field: The International Energy Psychology News and Articles, p.13.

Mayer, M. (2009c) Energy Medicine, The Qigong Institute, Article available online, http://qigonginstitute.org/html/papers/EnergyMedicine_EnergyPsychExcerpt.pdf

Mayer, M. (2010) Hypertension: An Integral Bodymind Healing Approach, Natural Standard, February, (Peer Reviewed).

Mayer, M. (2009c) Energy Medicine, The Qigong Institute, Article available online, http://qigonginstitute.org/html/papers/EnergyMedicine_EnergyPsychExcerpt.pdf

Mayer, M. (2010) Hypertension: An Integral Bodymind Healing Approach, Natural Standard, February, (Peer Reviewed).

Mayer, M. (2012). The Path of a Reluctant Metaphysician: Stories and Practices for Troubled Times , (Bodymind Healing Publications, 2012).

Mayer, M. (2012b). Tai Chi Chuan: A Postmodern, metaphysical point of view, Tai Chi Chuan & Oriental Arts, Summer, www.taichiunion.com.

Mayer, M. (2015). Transforming energy psychology into a comprehensive transpersonal psychotherapy, solicited blog for the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, http://acepblog.org/2015/01/09/transforming-energy-psychology-into-a-comprehensive-transpersonal-psychotherapy/.

Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy (Mayer, 2020, pp. 164-181) is included as a Chapter in the book Fracasso, Krippner, S. & Friedman, Holistic Treatment in Mental Health: A Handbook of Practitioners’ Perspectives, McFarland & Co.