Carnes offers us exercises, inventories, and guided reflections for those of us facing the daily challenges of attaining or maintaining an addiction-free lifestyle.
This revised edition of A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps is a treasure chest, a rich and powerful resource for anyone working a twelve-step program. Carnes is a gifted teacher and leader in the addiction recovery field.-- Wendy Maltz, M.S.W., Sexual Healing Journey
This unique, non-threatening workbook emphasizes common themes at the heart of all Twelve Step fellowships...an especially clear explanation of what "working the program" means.-- Claudia Black, Ph.D., It Will Happen to Me
The revised A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps gets my highest recommendation. It is a wonderful guide to the journey to restoration and healing.-- Marilyn Murray, M.A., Prisoner of Another War
To get through difficult times, we need good friends, wise mentors and compassionate recovery programs. Pat Carnes and his twelve-step guide have been all of these to me, personally, and more. A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps Revised Edition is a principle guide to following the path of the many stages we encounter daily.-- Brenda Schaeffer, Licensed Psychologist, Loving Me Loving You and Is It Love or Is It Addiction
A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps has already helped thousands and promises to help many more.-- Mark R. Laaser, Ph.D., The Secret Sin: Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction