Recommended Readings

(Click on any book’s title to order it.)

Animal Communication

Animal Reiki

  • Animal Reiki: Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life Elizabeth is the co-author of this book, which is available in bookstores and can be ordered from online sellers. Click on the title above to order it from
  • Reiki
    Borang, Kajsa Krishni
    Thorsons, London, 2000
    (This book has a nice small section on animals and includes excellent photos of the hand positions for treating humans.)

Flower Essences

The Nature and Purpose of Animals and the Human/Animal Bond

The Nature of Disease and Healing

  • Heal Thyself, by Edward Bach, C.W. Daniels, Essex, England, 1931.
  • The Art of Spiritual Healing, by Joel Goldsmith, Harper Collins, New York, New York, 1959.
  • Lectures on Homoeopathic Philosophy, by J. T. Kent, (originally published 1900), North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California, 1979.

Death and Dying and Hospice Care

Natural and Holistic Veterinary Medicine

Spiritual Growth

Reiki Research

(See below for information on how to obtain copies of these articles)

  • “Reiki: A Starting Point for Integrative Medicine”Schiller, Robert, M.D.Alternative Therapies, March/April 2003, Vol. 9, No. 2, p.20-21.
  • “Reiki at the National Institutes of Health Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center” Miles, Pamela. Reiki News Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 2, Summer 2004, p. 52-55.
  • “Reiki-Review of a Biofield Therapy: History, Theory, Practice, and Research”Miles, Pamela, and True, Gala, Ph.D.Alternative Therapies, March/April 2003, Vol. 9, No. 2, p.62-71.
  • “Enhancing the Treatment of HIV/AIDS with Reiki Training and Treatment”Schmehr, Robert, CSW.Alternative Therapies, March/April 2003, Vol. 9, No.2, p. 120.
  • “Reiki: Rising Star in Complementary Cancer Care”Jackson, Kate.Radiology Today, May 12, 2003, p. 10-13.

Copies of the articles from Alternative Therapies magazine can be obtained by phone at (760)633-3910 or (866)828-2962 or by e-mail at

Copies of the Radiology Today article can be obtained by e-mail at or by searching for “Radiology Today” and clicking on the link that comes up.

Copies of Pamela Miles’ articles and other research information on Reiki can be obtained through her website If you are using Reiki in a medical setting, please fill out the questionnaire on her site to help document the spread of Reiki and support its continuing integration into conventional medical settings.