Six Essentials to Achieve Lasting Recovery, by Sterling T. Shumway and Thomas G. Kimball
Thomas G. Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT, is an associate professor at Texas Tech University and the associate managing director for the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery.
Sterling T. Shumway, Ph.D., LMFT, is a regent's professor in the Department of Applied and Professional Studies, Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies Division (ADRS) at Texas Tech University, and is the program director of the Addiction and Recovery Studies Program.
This book offers six guiding principles that are key to lasting recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. It will help you understand why they're important, how they relate to the Twelve Steps, and why they work.Anyone who has recovered from addiction to drugs or alcohol knows that getting sober is only the beginning. Working the Steps, patching life back together, and living sober are where the real work lies. While the Twelve Steps provide a program of lifelong recovery, recovery experts Sterling Shumway and Thomas Kimball have identified six essential values, or principles, that reinforce the Steps and that are key to achieving lasting recovery.