From Self-Help to Professional Care

@article{Ronel2000FromST,
  title={From Self-Help to Professional Care},
  author={Natti Ronel},
  journal={The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={36},
  pages={108 - 122}
}
  • N. Ronel
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
The process of an enhanced application of the spiritual self-help 12-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous in a professional counseling approach is described. Two integrated enhancements are outlined. The first is the enhancement of the addressed problem as applied by several 12-step self-help groups. Assuming a three-dimensional view of human existence—physical, mental and spiritual—it is argued that a more far-reaching program is obtained when the problem is defined as originating primarily in… 
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