Recovering Spirituality: Achieving Emotional Sobriety in Your Spiritual Practice

Recovering Spirituality: Achieving Emotional Sobriety in Your Spiritual Practice

by Ingrid Mathieu

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616490898
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Publication date: 09/05/2011
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,267,446
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ingrid Mathieu, PhD, has extensive experience counseling substance dependent clients. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California. This is her first book.Mathieu lives in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

Part One

Chapter One 14

Allison

Chapter Two 28

What Is Spiritual Bypass?

Chapter Three 42

Bill's Story Revisited

Chapter Four 54

Spiritual Bypass and Twelve Step Recovery

Chapter Five 66

Bradford

Chapter Six 80

The Softer Side of Spiritual Bypass

Chapter Seven 94

Chelsea

Part Two

Chapter Eight 110

There Is No Finish Line

Chapter Nine 118

Lost in Translation

Chapter Ten 126

In My Defense

Chapter Eleven 136

My Way or the Highway

Chapter Twelve 148

Becoming Right Size

Chapter Thirteen 158

Integration Leads to Integrity

In Conclusion 164

Putting It All Together

Epilogue 172

The Hoop Is Wider Than You Think

Bibliography 179

About the Author 185

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Recovering Spirituality: Achieving Emotional Sobriety in Your Spiritual Practice 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A slant look on sobtiety for emotional self-care, rather than only physical or spiritual solutions. Good for people who feel stuck in any stage of sobriety.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago