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Understanding the Twelve Steps: An Interpretation and Guide for Recovering

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Millions of people have transformed their lives by working the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Their success has come from their ability to truly understand these principles and to apply them in their daily lives. Yet for many embarking on the road to recovery, the Steps can seem vague, even confusing.

This practical, no-nonsense guide takes the mystery out of the Twelve Steps, presenting a straightforward explanation of what each step means, as well as examples of how it translates to real life. Written by a certified alcoholism and drug abuse counselor with more than twenty years of experience, it offers a wealth of wisdom, knowledge, and genuine support for anyone in recovery.

Understanding the Twelve Steps features:

Clear, easy-to-understand interpretation of the Twelve Steps — the vital building blocks of recovery
Checklists that summarize the tasks and objectives of each step
The Twelve Promises — the positive changes you can expect in your life if you follow the Twelve Steps
What happens at Twelve Step meetings and why it is important to have a sponsor
The experiences, strength, and hope of other recovering people

Synopsis:

Drawing on his 20 years of experience as a certified alcoholism and drug-abuse counselor, Terry Gorski presents an indepth interpretation of the principles behind the Twelve Steps of the Alcohol Anonymous program. Gorski offers not only his wise counsel, insights, and support, but the strength and hope of other recovering people.

Synopsis:

Millions of people have transformed their lives by working the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Their success has come from their ability to truly understand these principles and to apply them in their daily lives. Yet for many embarking on the road to recovery, the Steps can seem vague, even confusing.

This practical, no-nonsense guide takes the mystery out of the Twelve Steps, presenting a straightforward explanation of what each step means, as well as examples of how it translates to real life. Written by a certified alcoholism and drug abuse counselor with more than twenty years of experience, it offers a wealth of wisdom, knowledge, and genuine support for anyone in recovery.

Understanding the Twelve Steps features:

Clear, easy-to-understand interpretation of the Twelve Steps — the vital building blocks of recovery

Checklists that summarize the tasks and objectives of each step

The Twelve Promises — the positive changes you can expect in your life if you follow the Twelve Steps

What happens at Twelve Step meetings and why it is important to have a sponsor

The experiences, strength, and hope of other recovering people

About the Author

Terence T. Gorski is the president of The CENAPS Corporation, a training and consultation firm specializing in recovery from addictive disease and relapse prevention therapy. He is a popular speaker and conducts training and workshops in more than twenty different cities each year.

Mr. Gorski is the author of numerous books, audio, and video tapes, including Passages Through Recovery — An Action Plan for Preventing Relapse, Staying Sober — A Guide for Relapse Prevention, The Staying Sober Work-book, and How to Start Relapse Prevention Support Groups.

He is the clinical director of the National Relapse Prevention Certification School, which trains counselors and therapists in relapse prevention therapy methods.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction

1. What Is a Twelve Step Program?

2. The "Twelve Step Plus" Approach

3. What Happens at Twelve Step Meetings?

4. An Overview of the Twelve Steps

5. Step One: I Can't

6. Step Two: Somebody Else Can

7. Step Three: I'll Let Them Help Me

8. Step Four: Taking Inventory

9. Step Five: Sharing

10. Step Six: The Willingness to Change

11. Step Seven: Asking

12. Step Eight: Identifying Those We Have Harmed

13. Step Nine: Making Amends

14. Step Ten: Daily Review

15. Step Eleven: Growth

16. Step Twelve: Carrying the Message

17. The Promises

18. Getting Ready to Act

The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

The Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671765583
Author:
Gorski, Terence T.
Author:
Gorski
Author:
Gorski, Terence T.
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Personal and practical guides
Subject:
Substance Abuse
Subject:
Addiction
Subject:
Alcoholism
Subject:
Alcoholics
Subject:
Addictions
Subject:
Twelve-Step Programs
Subject:
Perscnal and practacal guades
Subject:
Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation.
Subject:
Psychopathology - Addiction
Subject:
Substance Abuse & Addictions - General
Subject:
Rehabilitation
Subject:
Alcoholics anonymous
Subject:
Recovery and Addiction - Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Fireside ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
847
Publication Date:
January 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 6.65 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Drawing on his 20 years of experience as a certified alcoholism and drug-abuse counselor, Terry Gorski presents an indepth interpretation of the principles behind the Twelve Steps of the Alcohol Anonymous program. Gorski offers not only his wise counsel, insights, and support, but the strength and hope of other recovering people.
"Synopsis" by , Millions of people have transformed their lives by working the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Their success has come from their ability to truly understand these principles and to apply them in their daily lives. Yet for many embarking on the road to recovery, the Steps can seem vague, even confusing.

This practical, no-nonsense guide takes the mystery out of the Twelve Steps, presenting a straightforward explanation of what each step means, as well as examples of how it translates to real life. Written by a certified alcoholism and drug abuse counselor with more than twenty years of experience, it offers a wealth of wisdom, knowledge, and genuine support for anyone in recovery.

Understanding the Twelve Steps features:

Clear, easy-to-understand interpretation of the Twelve Steps — the vital building blocks of recovery

Checklists that summarize the tasks and objectives of each step

The Twelve Promises — the positive changes you can expect in your life if you follow the Twelve Steps

What happens at Twelve Step meetings and why it is important to have a sponsor

The experiences, strength, and hope of other recovering people

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