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