Life Process Program PODCAST Episode 8 – Bill Kinkle on 12-Step Coercion

Stanton Peele By: Dr. Stanton Peele

Posted on April 28th, 2020 - Last updated: September 28th, 2023
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In todays episode, our LPP coach Zach Rhoads talks to Bill Kinkle. Bill calls himself a ‘person in recovery’ although he is quick to explain that the term probably means something different to him than it does to many others – something that Zach discusses with him in the interview. Bill is a nurse, a paramedic and an advocate working at what he calls ‘the intersection of harm reduction and recovery’.

Bill talks to Zach about his experience with the treatment system, and his mandated attendance at AA despite it not resonating with his world and religious views.

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Stanton Peele

Dr. Stanton Peele, recognized as one of the world's leading addiction experts, developed the Life Process Program after decades of research, writing, and treatment about and for people with addictions. Dr. Peele is the author of 14 books. His work has been published in leading professional journals and popular publications around the globe.

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