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The 12 Steps A Way Out

Author : Friends in Recovery
ISBN : 0941405117
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Twelve-step program workbook including individual exercises and suggestions for group activities.

The 12 Steps A Way Out

Author : Publishing Inc Rpi
ISBN : 0941405036
Genre : Adult children of alcoholics
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12 Step Prayers For A Way Out

Author : Jerry S.
ISBN : 094140529X
Genre : Religion
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This collection of prayers and inspirational readings was compiled to assist members of all Twelve-Step fellowships with healing and spiritual progress and is designed to be used alone or in conjunction with the bestselling book, The Twelve Steps--A Way Out.

Integrating The 12 Steps Into Addiction Therapy

Author : James R. Finley
ISBN : 9780471678366
Genre : Psychology
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All the resources needed to fully integrate a 12-step approach aspart of your overall treatment program Millions of Americans have at some time in their lives participatedin a 12-step program for treatment of a chemical or non-chemicaladdiction. Clinicians recognize that these grass-roots efforts havea very high cure rate. However, little has been written on how tointegrate these programs into a traditional therapy setting. Integrating the 12 Steps into Addiction Therapy serves as anindispensable resource for clinicians treating addiction patientswho are simultaneously enrolled in 12-step programs. This valuabletext: * Contains eight lesson plans and twenty-seven assignments * Integrates in-depth discussion of 12-step programs with hands-onresources like homework assignments, treatment plan examples, andpatient handouts * Will also benefit 12-step program peer counselors * Includes companion CD-ROM with fully customizable homeworkassignments, lesson plans, and presentations Treating addictions-whether chemical or non-chemical-can be one ofthe most difficult challenges faced by mental health professionals.For many people, 12-step programs have played a critical role inhelping them to manage their addictive behaviors. Integrating the12 Steps into Addiction Therapy gives psychologists, therapists,counselors, social workers, and clinicians the tools and resourcesthey need to fully utilize these peer therapy program techniques intreating a wide variety of addictions.

Trauma And The 12 Steps Revised And Expanded

Author : Jamie Marich
ISBN : 9781623174699
Genre : Psychology
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An inclusive, research-based guide to working the 12 steps: a trauma-informed approach for clinicians, sponsors, and those in recovery. Step 1: You admit that you're powerless over your addiction. Now what? 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) have helped countless people on the path to recovery. But many still feel that 12-step programs aren't for them: that the spiritual emphasis is too narrow, the modality too old-school, the setting too triggering, or the space too exclusive. Some struggle with an addict label that can eclipse the histories, traumas, and experiences that feed into addiction, or dismisses the effects of adverse experiences like trauma in the first place. Advances in addiction medicine, trauma, neuropsychiatry, social theory, and overall strides in inclusivity need to be integrated into modern-day 12-step programs to reflect the latest research and what it means to live with an addiction today. Dr. Jamie Marich, an addiction and trauma clinician in recovery herself, builds necessary bridges between the 12-step's core foundations and up-to-date developments in trauma-informed care. Foregrounding the intersections of addiction, trauma, identity, and systems of oppression, Marich's approach treats the whole person--not just the addiction--to foster healing, transformation, and growth. Written for clinicians, therapists, sponsors, and those in recovery, Marich provides an extensive toolkit of trauma-informed skills that: • Explains how trauma impacts addiction, recovery, and relapse • Celebrates communities who may feel excluded from the program, like atheists, agnostics, and LGBTQ+ folks • Welcomes outside help from the fields of trauma, dissociation, mindfulness, and addiction research • Explains the differences between being trauma-informed and trauma-sensitive; and • Discusses spiritual abuse as a legitimate form of trauma that can profoundly impede spirituality-based approaches to healing.

12 Steps That Can Save Your Life

Author : Barb Rogers
ISBN : 9781609250867
Genre : Self-Help
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A Different Approach to the Twelve Step Program That is Neither Cult, Cure, nor Curse Whether you’re new to the road of recovery or not so new, sobriety isn’t easy. This guide combines real-life stories and sensible advice to help you stay on the road of self-improvement. Clean and sober twenty days or twenty years-it makes no difference. We all need a little help every once in a while. With it comes a journey that has a message-one of hope, motivation, and healing. Through the avant-garde combination of heartfelt stories from real people and an attainable 12 step program, you’ll connect with this guide and understand that you aren’t in this alone. There is no perfection, there is no goal, there is only walking the talk one day at a time. Author Barb Rogers has been sober for a long time. And she knows that doesn’t make a difference-what makes a difference is that she’s clean and sober today. Rogers' book offers true stories from an array of perspectives. Learn the secret to staying on track through: Understanding how to connect with your innermost being Real tales from people who overcame addition Achievable advice every step of your journey 12 Steps That Can Save Your Life reminds you that the most important thing is that no matter what difficulties you have, remember to keep working the steps as many times as it takes. If you enjoyed books like Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, Codependents' Guide to the Twelve Steps, or A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps, then you’ll love 12 Steps That Can Save Your Life.

A Gentle Path Through The 12 Steps And 12 Principles Bundle

Author : Patrick J Carnes
ISBN : 9781616494629
Genre : Self-Help
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Two book bundle! Essential Twelve Step Recovery Guides from renown author, Patrick Carnes, Ph.D. Two book bundle! Essential Twelve Step Recovery Guides from renown author, Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps UPDATED and EXPANDEDIt was out of his reverence and respect for the wisdom and therapeutic value of the Twelve Steps that Carnes wrote A Gentle Path through the 12 Steps, now a recovery classic and self-help staple for anyone looking for guidance for life's hardest challenges. Hundreds of thousands of people have found in this book a personal portal to the wisdom of the Twelve Steps. With updated and expanded concepts and a focus on the spiritual principles that lead to lifelong growth and fulfillment, Carnes' new edition invites a fresh generation of readers to the healing and rewarding experience of Twelve Step recovery.

Mindfulness And The 12 Steps

Author : Thérèse Jacobs-Stewart
ISBN : 9781592859870
Genre : Self-Help
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A fresh resource to help those in recovery from addiction find their own spiritual path through the Buddhist practice of mindfulness. For those of us in recovery, Mindfulness and the 12 Steps offers a fresh approach to developing our own spiritual path through the Buddhist practice of mindfulness, or bringing one's awareness to focus on the present moment. We can revisit each of the Twelve Steps, exploring the interplay of ideas between mindfulness and Twelve Step traditions--from the idea of living "one day at a time" to the emphasis on prayer and meditation--and learn to incorporate mindfulness into our path toward lifelong sobriety.Through reflections, questions for inquiry, and stories from Buddhist teachers and others who practice mindfulness in recovery, Mindfulness and the 12 Steps will help us awaken new thinking and insights into what it means to live fully--body, mind, and spirit--in the here and now.

Peace Anonymous The 12 Steps To Peace

Author : Johnny F
ISBN : 9781477129814
Genre : Self-Help
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Well-intentioned people, such as Bono and John Lennon, have for years implored us to stop killing each other in much the same manner family members have begged alcoholics to stop drinking. Perhaps we are addicted to war and violence and, like alcoholics, we need more than to simply stop; we needed to find a new design for living. The 12 Steps have been instrumental in changing the lives of over 3 million alcoholics in over 77 countries, regardless of religious faith. Those who once knew only chaos, pain and suffering have discovered peace, as a result of these Steps. Consider the Steps as a recipe for peace. Should they fail to produce the desire results we will refund your misery and you may return to killing at your leisure.

Aa To Z

Author : Christopher Cavanaugh
ISBN : 9780307758569
Genre : Humor
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What does a codependent say to his mate when he wakes up? "Good morning, how am I?" --Overheard at a Codependents Anonymous meeting Throughout the world today, more than two million alcoholics and hundreds of thousands of drug addicts, compulsive overeaters, sex addicts, compulsive gamblers, codependents, and other addicts abstain from their addiction, having found a new life by practicing the 12-step program of recovery developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Over the years, their practices have evolved into a way of life--the 12-Step Culture. "I don't remember my first meeting, but I've been told that I talked for a really long time." --Mary, a member of Narcotics Anonymous AA to Z is the first book to document the richness and diversity of the lives of recovering people and to provide an encyclopedic look at this unique subculture. Less self-help than enlightenment and entertainment, AA to Z is comprised of real-life stories of recovering addicts as well as an "addictionary" of recovery terminology. Everything from the well-known slogan "One Day at a Time" to more esoteric terms like "pigeon" (a lovingly insulting term for a newcomer to the program) and "Wharf Rats" (sober Deadheads) is explained with clarity, insight, and humor. "How it works, you ask--slowly and well." --Cooper, a member of Alcoholics Anonymous Conversational, witty, and engaging, AA to Z is a must-have for all 12-step participants and their loved ones, and it offers the uninitiated a fascinating firsthand look at one of the most influential yet least-documented cultural movements of our time.

Gangsters Anonymous 12 Steps And 12 Traditions

Author : G.A. Inc. Fellowship Approved
ISBN : 9780557335558
Genre : Self-Help
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The 12 step Guide to crime free living. We are establishing improvements to the book Monthly as we vote for additions and deletions of material from our members. If you are a recovering member of Gangsters Anonymous and would like to have your story mentioned in our Gold Book please send your story to [email protected]

Chronic Pain

Author : Stephen Colameco, M.D.
ISBN : 1477513949
Genre : Medical
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Chronic pain is often a complex condition that fails to respond adequately to medical treatments alone. Successful management requires integrated treatment approaches such as those offered by nationally recognized comprehensive pain programs. For those who do not have access to these programs, this book offers steps to help create an alternative treatment path that includes evidence-based medical treatments, physical modalities, counseling, self-care education and alternative approaches. This book is a resource for not only for those who suffer with chronic pain but for their families and healthcare providers. It includes information about interventional pain management procedures, medications, psychological treatments, physical therapies, alternative and complementary approaches. The book also address the risk of addiction to opioid medications. Each chapter includes specific action steps to help individuals determine the types of treatments that might best meet their needs. This book also includes an updated version of the author's previously published 12-Step Chronic Pain recovery guide. The 12-Steps are intended to help individuals recover from the emotional suffering that so often accompanies chronic pain. The 12-Step approach presented in this book draws upon the rich tradition of other 12-Step programs and of cognitive behavioral therapy. For those who have failed traditional medical treatments, such as medications, surgery, and spinal injections, these Steps offer hope for a better future with little, if any, risk. They offer a solution to problems that contribute to pain suffering—lack of trust, fear, worry, blame, isolation, and resentment. They provide a path for recovery from suffering—a path that leads to trust, honesty, reconciliation, peace and joy. What do experts have to say about Chronic Pain: A Way Out?"A holistic approach based on solid clinical evidence. Patients and medical care professionals alike can read and learn. Highly recommended" –Fernando S. Branco, M.D., FAAPMR. Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management and Addiction Medicine. Medical Director, Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center and Brucker Biofeedback Center, Miami, FL “No one can be excluded from the risk of chronic pain. Dr. Colameco's book is an educational tool that needs to be read by everyone regardless of his or her current experience of pain; an important addition to the pain literature.”—J. David Sinclair, MD, FRCP (C), DABPM. Anesthesiologist, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Canada), Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine, Independent Consultant for the Management of Chronic Pain, Seattle, WA “In Chronic Pain: A Way Out, Dr. Colameco combines current, evidence-based medical information with proven spiritual principles that have saved the lives of millions of suffering addicts. The practical exercises provide a road map to improve lives--not just for patients, but for all of those affected by chronic pain.” --Christopher Johnston, MD, ABFM, ABAM. Addiction Medicine Specialist, New Jersey Medical Director, Pinnacle Treatment Centers

Understanding The Twelve Steps

Author : Terence T. Gorski
ISBN : 9780671765583
Genre : Psychology
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Offers information on understanding and applying the steps in everyday life and interprets the principles behind the AA program

12 Steps To Overcoming Tragic Life Events

Author : Dr. Julia Floyd Jones
ISBN : 9781449765101
Genre : Self-Help
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This is not an anonymous twelve-step book, but it is synonymous with the unadulterated Word of the Living God. Allow the creator of the universe to set you free from addiction, depression, unforgiveness, and whatever ails you. This is a comprehensive guide based on biblical principles. 12 Steps To Overcoming Tragic Life Events serves two functions: to help you get over your past, and to teach the fundamentals of Christianity. It is the way, the truth, and the life.

Small Press Record Of Books In Print

Author : Len Fulton
ISBN : NWU:35556022467179
Genre : Books
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A Way Out Of No Way

Author : Michael Greene
ISBN : 9781630871291
Genre : Religion
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In December 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor classified 12.2 million persons as officially unemployed. But that's only the tip of the iceberg. Almost 8 million folks were working part time involuntarily and another 6.8 million had simply stopped looking for work. Neither of these latter two groups--almost 27 million people--is included in the official count of the unemployed released on the first Friday of every month. Statistics like these almost make you want to throw your hands up and scream, "There's no way out!" But in A Way Out of No Way: The Economic Prerequisites of the Beloved Community, Michael Greene argues that's the last thing we ought to do. Rather than sink into a deep hole of hopelessness, the author contends that we should return to the economic thought of Martin Luther King Jr. and to the conception of full employment that constitutes the economic bedrock of his Beloved Community. Greene contends that the full employment/right-to-work agenda that King fought and died for is exactly what's needed to put an end to the twin problems of involuntary joblessness and poverty. What's more, and contrary to popular opinion, Greene argues that realizing King's full employment/right-to-work agenda is fiscally feasible and can even be done without appreciably adding to the nation's debt. More generally, the author contends that a King-like response to joblessness and poverty is a route that leads to "a way out of no way."

Responding 12 Step Recovery

Author : Jerry J. Liversage
ISBN : 9781607919155
Genre : Religion
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12 Steps For The Recovering Pharisee Like Me

Author : John Fischer
ISBN : 9781585588343
Genre : Religion
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Who Are We to Judge? We have met the Pharisees, and they are...us. That's because we are all slaves to self-righteousness and judgmentalism. It's built into human nature. We set "the standard"--the list of do's and don'ts--to which others must adhere. Then we associate this predetermined behavior with righteousness and declare, "A 'Christian' wouldn't do that." In this book, John Fischer points out that Jesus defined the truth in such a way as to leave no one righteous--not one. We cannot be made right before God by being "better" than anyone else. Instead, by recognizing and laying aside the Pharisee in all of us, we can embrace the grace, gratitude, and joy of the spirit-filled life.

A Sponsorship Guide For 12 Step Programs

Author : M. T.
ISBN : 9781466853881
Genre : Self-Help
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A Sponsorship Guide for 12-Step Programs offers the reader far-ranging suggestions, based on concrete experience, for the most common issues and dilemmas that arise when one agrees to become a sponsor in any 12-step program. Seventeen sponsors (with collective recovery time of over 250 years) share their experience and insights as they describe common situations sponsors face and relate the solutions they used. This is the first book of its kind--for sponsors, by sponsors. Divided into three main sections--"Sponsorship Basics," "Working the Steps with a Sponsee," and "Common issues that Come Up"--this book will be of use to anyone who has agreed to be a sponsor, or anyone who does not have access to a sponsor. A Sponsorship Guide is like having a sponsor in a book.

The Way Of Powerlessness

Author : Wayne Liquorman
ISBN : 092944826X
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Liquorman brings together the Living Teaching of Advaita and the 12 Steps of Recovery. He reveals that recognizing personal powerlessness is the unguarded secret to harmonious living and ultimate freedom.

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