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What is CASA?

Cleptomaniacs And Shoplifters Anonymous, LLC (CASA) is a unique, independent and secular weekly self-help group. It was founded in Detroit, MI in September 1992 by a recovering shoplifter who felt such a group could help himself, others, and the community as a whole.

CASA's purpose is to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space for compassion, understanding and recovery from "addictive-compulsive" dishonest behavior, primarily shoplifting, fraud, kleptomania and embezzlement.

CASA's goal is to educate individuals in the group and the community at large about the complex motivations and recovery treatment process for these behaviors, while emphasizing personal responsibility and accountability. We have helped many and want to do more!

CASA is a self-run, self-help group made up of a diverse group of persons with a mix of voluntary and court-ordered attendees.

CASA meeting times and locations


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What are CASA meetings like?
While every meeting is unique, the basic structure allows for each person to express his or her feelings, circumstances and own insights about the behavior and how to stop it. We learn from hearing ourselves, as well as listening to others. Laughter and tears, questions and comments, and engaging dialogue are all common.

We can help... people help themselves:

  • Overcome legal troubles
  • Strengthen sense of self
  • Heal emotional wounds
  • Rebuild relationships
  • Live more honestly and peacefully
  • Increase self control/awareness
  • Experience great joy - Feel!
  • Help others

For more information, call Terry at
(248) 358-8508
E-mail The Shulman Center

For free literature, send a self-
addressed, stamped envelope to:
Terry Shulman. / C.A.S.A.
PO Box 250008
Franklin, MI 48025

Cleptomaniacs And Shoplifters Anonymous
Something for Nothing
Shoplifting Addiction and Recovery
By Terrence D. Shulman
Bought Out and Spent by Terrence Daryl Shulman
  The Shulman Center for Compulsive Theft, Spending and Hoarding
Terrence Shulman
Founder/Director of
The Shulman Center
Shopaholics Anonymous

Cleptomaniacs and Shoplifters Anonymous

OnLine Group Membership

For Online Group membership, please send a letter or postcard containing the following information: Name, Address, E-mail Address, Telephone

and send to CASA at:
CASA On-line Group
P.O. Box 250008
Franklin, MI 48025


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