Step by step: Avoiding spiritual bypass in 12-step work.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Craig S. Cashwell, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: With spirituality as a cornerstone, 12-step groups serve a vital role in the recovery community. It is important for counselors to be mindful, however, of the potential for clients to be in spiritual bypass, which likely will undermine the recovery process.

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Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, 30, 37-48.
Language: English
Date: 2009
Spiritual bypass, Counseling, Spiritual, Beliefs, Religion

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