Welcome to TLC
For Parents & Educators
If you are looking for information, support, and resources for trichotillomania (TTM), skin picking and other body-focused behaviors, you have come to the right place. TLC is a non-profit organization working with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.
You will find a wealth of resources on this website, including treatment overviews, books and videos, online discussion groups, and helpful advice about finding a therapist or starting a support group. We hope you will join us at one of the local events we hold all across the country - they are a great way to meet other families coping with these problems.
If you can't find what you need on this website, please contact us. We also urge you to become a Member of TLC. As a member, you will receive the Comprehensive Information Guide: A disc containing PDF format of 200+ pages of the most complete information to living with, and healing from, pulling and picking, plus a PDF of the Expert Consensus Treatment Guidelines for Trichotillomania, Skin Picking and Other Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors. Preview the Table of Contents >> Membership also includes an annual subscription to our quarterly Newsletter, InTouch. Your support enables us to provide critical services, including this website, to the millions of adults and children suffering with these disorders.
2012 Annual Retreat
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- What is Skin Picking?
- Articles on Hair Pulling & Skin Picking
- Success Stories