Philip Permutt (www.thecrystalhealer.co.uk) is the author of several books, including bestsellers The Crystal Healer vols 1 and 2, The Little Pocket Book of Crystal Tips & Cures, The Little Pocket Book of Crystal Chakra Healing and The Complete Guide to Crystal Chakra Healing, all published by CICO Books. He also writes a regular column for Fate & Fortune magazine. Philip has been practising as a crystal healer and teacher for over 25 years. He owns a successful business importing and selling crystals, runs courses and workshops, and has lectured on crystal healing and pain relief as a visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire. He has an Honours degree in Applied Biology and has recorded several meditation and workshop albums (Paradise Music). He lives in Hertfordshire.