Patrick J. Carnes, PhD, is the founder of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and Gentle Path Press. His extensive background in the field of addiction therapy led Dr. Carnes to develop multiple cutting-edge recovery programs aimed at treating addictive disorders. He serves as executive director of the Gentle Path Program, a residential treatment program for sexual addiction in Hattiesburg, Miss. With more than 30 years in the sexual addiction treatment field, Dr. Carnes continues to spread his extensive knowledge as a speaker, presenter and interview subject. His assessment tools and related materials deliver an unprecedented approach to addiction recovery for practitioners of addiction treatment and sexual addicts.
‘A treasure chest, a rich and powerful resource for anyone working a Twelve Step program.’
– Wendy Maltz, M.S.W.
‘This book emphasizes the common themes at the heart of all Twelve Step fellowships and offers an especially clear explanation of what `working the program’ means.’
– Claudia Black, Ph.D.