Step 2

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity

About Step 2, from Dr. Douglas Cook

Dr. Douglas Cook talks about getting started with Step 2 and his personal experiences with that step and his experiences with his patients. More information is available at

Click the appropriate View button below to watch the associated video. Note that these videos are provided not so that you will totally agree with every one of them since each video may be presented with a somewhat different perspective on a Higher Power. Hopefully you can feel kinship with one or more of the perspectives, however, and thereby gain some guidance. The goal is for you to be able to work the program effectively and find a fulfillment of the the 12 step promises in your life.

Sobriety TV

Bernard Robeson describes how in working Step 2 of their program that often people "came", then "came to", and then "came to believe".


Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen talks about in Step 2 being open to outside help and from yogic philosophy the possibility of being in touch with the infinite.



Preston talks about his addiction to heroin and cocaine with his brother and the hope that came after his prayer for deliverance.


John Anthony

A Church of God minister presents the message that Jesus gives us the Holy Spirit and the power to be satisfied without our addiction.


Fr. Martin

Fr. Martin presents an overview of Step 2 about finding a power greater than ourselves and the paradoxical strength of admitting a weakness.