Here's a list of regional events and activities:
New York: Walk/Run for Awareness to raise funds for TLC hosted by the NYC BFRB Support Group
Sunday October 12th 2014, 11am.
Walking group and running group will probably be staggered timing.
Meet at Central Park-exact location TBD
We encourage participants to make a T-shirt to wear to the event (this can be as simple as writing a meaningful quote on a shirt with a permanent marker)
Please bring a food or drink item to share for our post walk/run picnic (we will have a place to store these items during the walk/run)
Suggested donation $10-$15 (*advanced registration coming soon*) .
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with interest in participation as a walker, runner, or volunteer. Further details to be given after participants are finalized.
August 26, 2014: 1pm PST, 2PM MST, 3PM CST, 4pm EST
Top Twelve Roadblocks to Recovery
with Karen Pickett, MFT, Tom Corboy, MFT, OCD Center of Los Angeles
Beyond the tools of Habit Reversal Training lie the challenges and frustrations of integrating them and other therapeutic techniques into a healthy lifestyle. Based on their combined 25 years of clinical experience working with clients suffering from Trichotillomania and Skin Picking Disorder, Karen and Tom will address the twelve most common roadblocks to being pull and pick free, including how to identify them, work through them, and move on to successful recovery.
Oct. 11: New York City: One Day Workshop
Oct. 12: NYC BFF-RB Walk For Awareness click here for details >>
Workshop hosted by TLC and the NYC BFRB Support Group
Presenters: Merrill Black, LCSW and Marla Deibler, PsyD
This one day workshop includes expert-led presentations on current treatment trends, breaking free from the emotional burdens of these behaviors, and alternative therapies and strategies for managing your BFRBs. Open to those with hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting and related Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, ages 14 and up, parents, partners/spouses/support persons and treatment providers. Lunch is on your own. Financial assistance with registration fees is available. Stay tuned for details on the NYC Awareness Walk on Sunday, October 12.
Oct. 25 Workshop: Seattle, WA
Join TLC, Stacy Shaw Welch, PhD, David Kosins, PhD, and staff of the Anxiety & Stress Reduction Center of Seattle for a one-day workshop on "Building Blocks for Recovery from BFRBs."
The day's program will include an overview of current treatment trends, developing self-help resources, mindfulness and recovery tools. This workshop is open to those with hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting and related Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, ages 14 and up, parents, partners/spouses/support persons and treatment providers. Lunch is on your own. Financial assistance with registration fees is available.
Nov. 1 Workshop: Atlanta, GA
Presenters: Natalie Arnette, PhD, Suzanne Mouton-Odum, PhD, and Elana Zimand, PhD
The day's program will include an overview of current treatment trends and developing self-help resources, with specific sessions for parents and teens. Open to those with hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting and related Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, ages 14 and up, parents, partners/spouses/support persons and treatment providers. Lunch is provided. Financial assistance with registration fees is available.
Friday, October 24-Sunday, October 26, 2014
The Professional Training Institute is a three-day intensive training program, facilitated by leading experts in the treatment of hair pulling disorder, skin picking disorder, and related body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), provides health care professionals with practical training in current cognitive-behavioral treatment approaches for these behaviors. Up to 20 CE Credits included for licensed practitioners. Follow-up supervision will be available.
The Institute is staffed by members of TLC’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB): Charles S. Mansueto, PhD, Jon Grant, MD, JD, MPH, Fred Penzel, PhD, Renae Reinardy, PsyD. The SAB is comprised of leading researchers and clinicians in the areas of TTM and BFRBs. Their expertise ranges from biological foundations of TTM to applied psychiatry and psychology.
- Join TLC
- Start a Support Group
- Participate in a Research Study