Charlotte Kasl

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Charlotte Sophia Kasl, PhD, (née Davis, AKA Charlotte Davis Kasl) is a U.S. psychologist and author.

She pioneered the 16-Steps for Discovery and Empowerment as an alternative to the Twelve-step program for recovery from addiction, compulsion, or other behavioral problems.

She wrote several books based on some aspects of Sufi, Quaker, and Buddhist spiritual beliefs and traditions.

Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, 1997.[1]

She earned an M.A. in Piano, The University of Michigan; and Ph.D. in Counseling, Ohio University, 1982.

Selected works[edit]

  • Women, Sex, and Addiction: A Search for Love and Power, 1990. ISBN 978-0-06-097321-6
  • Many Roads, One Journey: Moving Beyond the 12 Steps, 1992. ISBN 978-0-06-096518-1
  • Finding Joy: 101 Ways to free Your Spirit, 1994. ISBN 978-0-06-092588-8
  • Yes, You Can!: A Guide to Empowerment Groups, 1995. ISBN 978-0-9644520-0-8
  • A Home for the Heart: A Practical Guide to Intimate and Social relationships, 1998. ISBN 978-0-06-092919-0
  • If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path, 1999. ISBN 978-0-14-019583-5
  • If the Buddha Married: Creating Enduring Relationships on a Spiritual Path, 2001. ISBN 978-0-14-019622-1
  • If the Buddha Got Stuck: A Handbook for Change on a Spiritual Path, 2005. ISBN 978-0-14-219628-1
  • Zen and the Art of a Happier Life, 2005. ISBN 978-0-553-81495-8
  • If the Buddha Had Kids: Raising Children to Create a More Peaceful World, 2012. ISBN 978-0-14-311631-8

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charlotte Sophia Kasl." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2006. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 7 Nov. 2010.

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