Tag Archives: Support group

The Trainer’s Sexuality


The Trainer’s Sexuality Whenever two people work closely together towards a common goal, feelings of interest and warmth often arise between them.  When these people are of similar background, and especially when they are of the opposite sex, the feelings … Continue reading

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Individual Reflection


Individual Reflection Consider the applicability of the above to your situation in living.  if it has some possibility of encouraging a support group or individual to contribute to the enhancement of your living, identify specific changes to its format or … Continue reading

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Spot-Check Inventory:


Spot-Check Inventory: Spot-checking is the process of stopping a few times each day and asking ourselves how it is going.  We think about what we have thought, done, and felt; we are alert to any warning signs of trouble.  We … Continue reading

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Restitution/Reconciliation


Restitution/Reconciliation Our part in the change process comes in Steps Eight and Nine, when we actually make amends for what we have done.  These two steps are not easy.  As Philip St. Romain said of Step Nine: “There is little … Continue reading

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Objectives:


Objectives: •To explore the Sixth through Ninth Steps in order to understand the process of repentance. •To reflect on the grace of God and how it affects us. •To discuss the biblical view of repentance. Steps: •Six: Were entirely ready … Continue reading

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Come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.


Come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Objective: •To explore the Second Step in order to understand who the Higher Power is, and what role faith plays in meeting him. •To reflect on … Continue reading

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The Price of Addiction


The Price of Addiction Sondra is not going to be able to deal with her drinking problem until she admits that she has a drinking problem.  She may not be able to admit her problem until she sees how powerless … Continue reading

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Understanding the Twelve Steps


Understanding the Twelve Steps There is a progression to the Twelve Steps.  Each must be acted upon in turn.  Each builds on the previous step or steps.  Yet no step is ever fully mastered.  The aim is to continue deepening … Continue reading

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Addictions


  Image via Wikipedia   But, we are beginning, as a nation, to do something about our addictions: Between 14 and 16 million Americans attend one of 500,000 different self-help groups that meet weekly around the country.  The number of … Continue reading

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