Kleptomania is a Cognitive Obsessive Disorder and is a pointer of dis-balanced personalities. It is not that they are not ashamed of it and in fact, they feel guilty of it. There are certain tips which will help them in coming out of the present impasse.
1) The patients can note down the mode of pleasures that they derive by stealing the articles of others. A reflection of their true emotions would help the Nuero - doctors to pinpoint the exact cause of remedy.
2) Since the Homeopathy is the branch of treatment dealing with mental - conditions of the patients, a detailed discussion by a competent Homeopath would address your issue.With their investigations, they would prescribe medicines suiting to your condition. Nux - vomica, Sulphur, Bellodona, Lycopodium, Ars - alb, Mag- Mur etc are very effective provided they have examined your case.
3) While dealing with such patients, take him into confidence so that he can be comfortable with you.
4) By involving in the Yoga - therapy under the guidance of an expert,
he may find a lot of relief mentally.
5) There are a lot of effective drugs to take care of the acute depression. Revia, Vivitrol and other antidepressant medications would be helpful to him and these medicines should be taken under the advice of medical - experts.
6) Acupuncture treatments are also effective if one has a proper guidance in this regard.