The following is a list of resources and links in no particular order that individuals may find helpful in their quest for more information, knowledge, or help.  Please note that the Pathways Institute for Impulse Control does not necessarily agree with all of the statements or opinions expressed by the authors of these resources.


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12-Step Stealing Teleconference Schedule

12 Steps Support Group

Open to anyone with interest in recovery from their shoplifting/stealing behavior:

Tuesday 7 PM – 8:30 PM EDT 712-432-3900 ID 3639492#

Thursday 7 PM – 8:30 PM EDT 712-432-3900 ID 3639492#

CASA Teleconference:

Thursday 9 PM – 10 PM EDT 712-432-3900 ID201938#

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Your Brain On Porn explains addiction to pornography in a scientific yet easy to understand, way:

The San Francisco Forensic Institute (SFFI) provides psychological evaluation, consultation, and expert testimony in criminal and civil cases. Additionally, SFFI offers focused psychotherapy to individuals in the legal system.

Dr. Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Dr. Grant is a research psychiatrist who has done medication studies on the treatment of Kleptomania and provides therapy for individuals who compulsively steal.  He created the KSAS.

phone: 773-834-1325 or email: jgrant4(at)

UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic, Tim Fong, MD, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Fong is a psychiatrist and specialist in impulse control disorders.

The Shulman Center for Compulsive Theft & Spending, Michigan and

The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)

Hope for Delilah “a healing space for female sex & love addicts/anorexics”:

Center for Healthy Sex: Holistic sex addiction treatment for the individual, partner, and couple, in Los Angeles, CA:

Online Addiction and Recovery Resource / Xanax Addiction: Our goal is to bring people together around the issues of addictions by providing concise, up-to-date information and a meeting place for addicts, their friends and families, and professionals who offer pathways to recovery:

Calm Clinic: A resource for sufferers of anxiety:

Trichotillomania Learning Center: A resource for sufferers of Trichotillomania: