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When AA doesn"t work for you

rational steps to quitting alcohol

by Albert Ellis

  • 122 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Barricade Books, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Fort Lee, N.J, Emeryville, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-321) and index.

    Statementby Albert Ellis and Emmett Velten.
    ContributionsVelten, Emmett Charlton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5278 .E45 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 329 p. :
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1557784M
    ISBN 100942637534
    LC Control Number91038539

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      For a liberating approach to AA’s Step program of recovery, you might want to consider The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps.. It contains 20 different versions of the Steps, four secular interpretations of each Step (by authors like Gabor Maté and Stephanie Covington), templates so the reader can write his or her own personal version of the Steps, and an essay on the. There's a book, juliwuli, by Albert Ellis, the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy called "Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol: When AA Doesn't Work for You". I am not strong enough to overcome my irrational behaviors when it comes to this particular demon, but if you are, perhaps this would be a good book for you.

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When AA Doesn't Work For You: Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol Paperback – January 1, by Albert Ellis PhD (Author) out of 5 stars 53 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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But not with everybody. When AA Doesn't Work for You is the first book in which the world famous founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Dr. Albert Ellis, applies the powerful insights of REBT specifically to recover from problem drinking/5(51).

Read: It’s SO not about you if AA doesn’t work for you. The Dogma of AA Is Too Rigid. AA follows the “The Big Book” of Alcoholics Anonymous which is entitled Alcoholics Anonymous. This book comes after AA was founded in by Bill W., a stockbroker from New, and Dr.

Bob S., a surgeon from Akron, and the 12 Steps were created. AA Doesn’t Work For Most People & Should Not Be The Default Option. Maybe there is another way. Let me open this by saying I do not have any problem with what AA does.

For the people who ‘get it’ then it’s amazing. This whole post is about the freedom to choose the path to sobriety that best serves you. Any sort of restriction on choice.

When AA doesn't work for you: rational steps to quitting alcohol User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. According to the authors, the irrational thoughts and beliefs of the alcoholic--as opposed to the concept of "powerlessness'' taught by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   If you fail in AA, it's you that's failed. On why step programs can work The reason that the 5 to 10 percent do well in AA actually doesn't have to do with the 12 steps themselves; it has to do.

How it doesn't work: The dogma of the 12 steps It's even written in what steppers call The Big Book (officially called "Alcoholics Anonymous"). The Big Book, AA’s bible, states: Still, the combination of naltrexone and therapy doesn’t work for everyone.

Some clients opt to take Antabuse, a medication that triggers nausea. This is the second installment of the part series "Outside The Rooms. Hip Sobriety & Alcoholics Anonymous." My personal experience in AA, Part 1.

In Octoberfirst starting out on my path to sobriety, I found a book that would change the course of my life forever. Allen Carr's EasyWay to. Alcoholics Anonymous is the only place I know of, where you can raise your hand and say things like: “God is a sham,” or, “You’re all full of crap,” or, “This program doesn’t work,” and everyone will simply clap their hands and in 2 minutes time, they’ve forgotten what you said (because they’re all just thinking about.

Title: When AA Doesn't Work For You: Rational Steps To Quitting Alcohol Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: January 1, Publisher: Barricade Books Language: English.

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Read about travel requirements, Opens in a new window. power just wouldn’t work on alcohol. Change of scene, the best efforts of family, friends, doctors, and clergymen got no place with my alcoholism. I simply couldn’t stop drink-ing, and no human being could seem to do the job for me. But when I became willing to clean house and then asked a Higher Power, God as I understood Him, to give me re.

Mann would soon befriend the book’s author, AA co-creator Wilson, and she began attending AA meetings in Mann got sober (save for a. When AA doesn't work for you rational steps to quitting alcohol by Albert Ellis. 4 Want to read; Published by Barricade Books, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Cited by: Get this from a library.

When AA doesn't work for you: rational steps to quitting alcohol. [Albert Ellis; Emmett Charlton Velten] -- This is the first book in which the world-famous founder of RET, Dr.

Albert Ellis, applies the powerful insights of rational-emotive therapy specifically to recovery from problem drinking. RET is. Brooks wisely notes, in acknowledging that AA doesn't work particularly well, "There is no single program that successfully transforms most people most of the time." But virtually everyone who ends up in AA in the United States is sent (forced) to attend AA or comparable programs -- for example through drug courts, or even municipal traffic.

The problem is that they are not magic formulas that work for everyone, for a variety of reasons. Here are a few: Powerlessness. The first “step” in the step AA model is that you need to admit that you are powerless over alcohol or drugs, and that you are unable to stop using on your own.

Problem is, AA doesn’t work, never has worked (The original “” mentioned in the AA “Big Book” ALL eventually drank), and it never will work AA has a failure rate of %.Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Fort Lee, N.J.Work better.

Having a better time.” As ex-problem drink 8/13/07 AM Page ers, we smile at such a sally. It is a fellowship in Alcoholics Anonymous. There you will find release from care, boredom and worry. Your imagination will be fired.

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