A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps: The Classic Guide for All People in the Process of Recovery is written by Patrick Carnes, PhD. When looking for resources on addiction, especially sexual addiciton, Patrick Carnes is a name to look out for! This book includes a focus on the spiritual principles that lead to lifelong growth and fulfillment. Addiction is difficult. All-consuming. Daunting. Isolating. And not something you have to go through alone. This book is not intended to replace therapy, but can be a great tool to be used in conjunction with therapy, or as you find your right therapist match.