ERIC Number: EJ866872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
Step by Step: Avoiding Spiritual Bypass in 12-Step Work
Cashwell, Craig S.; Clarke, Philip B.; Graves, Elizabeth G.
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v30 n1 p37-48 Oct 2009
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.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Religious Factors, Rehabilitation, Addictive Behavior, Psychological Patterns, Responsibility, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Counselor Role, Individual Development, Grief, Coping, Spiritual Development, Religion
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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