• Women, Sex, and Addiction, A Search for Love and Power, shows women how they can learn to experience their sexuality as a source of love and positive power and sex as an expression that honors the soul as well as the body....

  • Many Roads, One Journey; Moving Beyond the 12 Steps, paves the way for a new and broader understanding of recovery that involves both personal and social awareness. It empowers individuals to find their own voice and their own sources of strength and spirituality to guide their healing. Combining careful analysis, moving stories, and Dr. Kasl's...

  • Finding Joy, 101 Ways to Free Your Spirit, offers practical ideas to enhance the playfulness, creativity, honesty, and self-acceptance essential to bringing new joy to our lives and relationships....

  • This DVD includes the inspiring stories of two groups of women who have used the 16-step program for moving beyond addiction and overcoming trauma. With humor, heart, and determination, their stories convey both the spirit and the content of this powerful program. Based on researched criteria for overcoming trauma, addiction and depression these stories show...

  • If the Buddha Got Stuck, is a wise yet lighthearted book that will speak to anyone who's ever experienced being stuck in life and wanted to break free. With her signature clarity, wisdom, and warm heart, Kasl presents readers with seven steps that tap into life's bigger picture: Notice Where You're Stuck; Show Up; Pay...

  • The wise and insightful If the Buddha books have won Charlotte Kasl thousands of devoted readers. In her latest work, she turns her attention to parenthood, a stage of life that leaves most of us searching for answers. If the Buddha Had Kids applies Kasl's signature blend of spiritual guidelines, exercises, and practical advice to...

  • A Home for the Heart, A Practical Guide to Intimate and Social Relationships, is a clear affirming book that takes readers by the hand, empathizes with their fears, and helps them learn how to relate to others in ways that are appropriate, honest, and nurturing....

  • If the Buddha Married, Creating Enduring Relationships on a Spiritual Path, is a fresh and inspiring guide for anyone who wants to strengthen, deepen, or revitalize a relationship. This is a wise and trusted guide through the joys and thickets of relationships that last and grow....

  • If the Buddha Dated, A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path, is about creating a new love story in your life. It teaches that when you stay loyal to your spiritual journey, you will bring curiosity, fascination, and a light heart to the dating process...

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Lecture Series in May of 2013, Buena Vista, Colorado by Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D. Relationships as a Spiritual Journey

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SIXTEEN ANNOTATED STEPS FOR DISCOVERY AND EMPOWERMENT.

Charlotte Sophia Kasl Ph.D.

I put the 16 steps in the present tense because empowerment is a circle or a spiral without end and we are all in it together.

  1. A)We affirm we have the power to take charge of our lives and stop being dependent on substances or other people for our self esteem… Continue reading

RESPONSES TO TRAUMA

©Charlotte Sophia Kasl Ph.D. Oct 2002, revised 2004

Note: There are many individual differences in response to trauma based on temperament, genetics, life situation, opportunities available, and childhood environment. It is crucial to relate to the humanity of each person individually and not make assumptions that any particular symptoms are present. The responses to trauma… Continue reading

BASIC BELIEFS ABOUT ADDICTION

Charlotte Sophia Kasl, Ph.D. © September 2006, 2007, 2012

1. Addiction is a response to overwhelming emotions—such as fear, terror, pain and aloneness. People use addictive substances or behaviors to anesthetize pain, feel relaxed, calm themselves, feel alive, numb out pain, turn off a racing mind, hide from shame, or feel a sense of belonging.… Continue reading

Sexuality, Spirituality and Relationships – A guide to bringing them together in our lives

Charlotte Sophia Kasl, Ph.D.

Written as part of a CD Rom project on
holistic health and healing
© September 1995 , all rights reserved
Revised for the web site, August 2012

Additional copies can be ordered by sending
$5.00 per individual copy or
$3.50 per copy for five or more, to:
Many Roads, One Journey,… Continue reading

CLEARING OUT OUR GOBLINS SO WE ARE PRESENT AND RELAXED FOR OUR CHILDREN

         When we feel clear inside, we are more able to be clear and relaxed with our children.  Our buried fears, hurts, and wounds often burst out of us when we become parents.  We meet our fear of being helpless, vulnerable, and totally dependent on another… Continue reading

OVERCOMING ADDICTION WITH EMPOWERMENT AND LOVE

In 1986 I broke a cardinal rule. I walked into my 12-step group and said, I am feeling good and really happy. I’m excited to have just gotten a book contract. I added that while I wasn’t about to leave the group immediately, I was feeling that there was an end in site. You could… Continue reading

Women, Sex and Addiction
A Search for Love and Power

Women, Sex, and Addiction, A Search for Love and Power, shows women how they can learn to experience their sexuality as a source of love and positive power and sex as an expression that honors the soul as well as the body. Continue reading

Many Roads, One Journey
Moving Beyond 12 Steps

Many Roads, One Journey; Moving Beyond the 12 Steps, paves the way for a new and broader understanding of recovery that involves both personal and social awareness. It empowers individuals to find their own voice and their own sources of strength and spirituality to guide their healing. Combining careful analysis, moving stories, and Dr. Kasl's own flexible 16 step alternative. Continue reading
Charlotte Kasl

Charlotte Kasl, MA, PhD
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