TAKING THE ESCALATOR: An Alternative to the 12 Steps
Building Motivation & Insight for
Inspiration and Progress
Substance Abuse Self Help, Counseling & Recovery Coaching Tools

Starting Where You are and Moving Upward   




October 2nd, 2014

 Part II of "Treating 12 Step Resistant Clients" - entitled -

"The Tools of Engagement


Details and registation link to be posted in the near future

Build and Insight and Motivation...
For Inspiration and Progress

The 12 Steps have helped millions but there are many more people out there who feel that the 12 Steps are not for them. An alterative approach is needed:

Taking the Escalator: An Alternative to the 12 Steps has a vast array of motivational and insight-based tools and activities that are effective for:






Sample the first 70 Pages 
Just click one of these links:

   An Effective Alternative Approach to Addiction Recovery

When you think about it, most people would agree that true change does not really happen until someone is motivated. People need to want it. Unfortunately not everyone wants to change and people spend a lot of time convincing themselves that they can wait and worry about it tomorrow. 

The method outlined in Taking the Escalator is focused on increasing awareness of what we need - INSIGHT. Increasing our inner desire to take action - INTERNAL MOTIVATION, and using pressure and support from the outside to keep us going  - EXTERNAL MOTIVATION


The 12 Steps have an awesome track record and will continue to do so. Still, the world of substance use issues has changed and there are new challenges. A new perspective and approach is needed. Motivation and insight are what drive change so it is important that we start from there and move forward and upward.