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Contributions To Psychology

Dr. Will Cupchik has contributed numerous developments to the field of psychology, including the following:

 

IN THE AREA OF STEALING CARRIED OUT BY USUALLY HONEST ADULTS:

  • originator of the Loss Substitution By Stealing Hypothesis that articulates the connection between what an individual perceives as unfair,  personally meaningful losses and their acting out via theft behavior;

  • senior author of the article entitled Shoplifting: An Occasional Crime Of The Moral Majority, published in the professional journal, The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in 1983

  • author of numerous other articles on this subject that have been published in professional journals, newsletters

  • developer of two assessment tools, the Cupchik Theft Offender Questionnaire and the Cupchik Theft Offender Spectrum

  • originator of a considerable number of innovative approaches to working with these clients

  • author of the book, WHY HONEST PEOPLE SHOPLIFT OR COMMIT OTHER ACTS OF THEFT, REVISED EDITION [March 2002] [ISBN 1-896342-08-6]

  • providing the website, WhyHonestPeopleSteal.com that offers over 160 (copyrighted) pages of information about the phenomenon of usually honest adults who steal

 

IN THE AREA OF ASSESSING AND ALTERING RELATIONSHIPS: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

  • originator Reintrojection Therapy, a psychotherapeutic technique that allows for altering parental and other introjects that the individual lives with, and that affects how he or she interacts with other persons. An article describing this approach was published in the professional journal Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice in 1984
  • developed the Cupchik Relationship Questionnaire , a 24-item multiple choice questionnaire that assesses personal relationships on four dimensions
  • originator of 'The Rope Trick' , the optimal fantasy exercise with which to assess the statics and dynamics of an interpersonal relationship

 

IN THE AREA OF GESTALT THERAPY

  • Originated the One Way Mirror - Soundproofed Room technique to assist clients who are reluctant to confront 'significant others' in the 'empty chair' because of imagined retribution if they do so

 

 

 

 

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