Beattie, Melody. Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring For Yourself. Hazelden. 2nd Revised edition. 1992. (OR available via Audio Book)
McIntosh, Nina. The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers, and Movement Teachers. Second Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2005. (Get the least expensive edition)
Roman, Sanaya. Creating Money: Attracting Abundance. New World Library. 1988. (read chapter 9 & 10 before class, the rest during apprenticeship)
Choose just one of the three book choices below in order to get a sense of how other Reiki Masters view the work. Academically inclined students who hope to develop their own modality will want to read all three: Honervogt gives confidence for practice; Penczak offers a large discussions of alternative Reiki symbols and alternate uses; Stein has had so much influence in the Reiki realm that most ‘traditional’ practitioners don’t realize they’re using her material. Llyn & Levy provide the needed link to Shamanic work.
Just one, is required, your choice:
Honervogt, Tanmaya. The Complete Reiki Tutor: A Structured Course to Achieve Professional Expertise. Gaia Publishing, 2008.
Penczak, Christopher. Magick of Reiki. Llewellyn Pulications, 2005.