Interview with Christina Pearson

Here I’ve included three video excerpts from a full interview I did recently with Christina Pearson, the visionary who 25 years ago started the Trichotillomania Learning Center (now the TLC Foundation for BFRBs) and more recently the Heart and Soul Academy for BFRBs, where she teaches mindfulness-based impulse reduction courses for those struggling with body-focused…

Join me at this healing retreat for skin picking, hair pulling and other BFRB’s

I would love to meet you in Colorado this September for this one-of-a-kind event, Christina Pearson’s annual retreat for those living with skin picking, hair pulling and related behaviors. Christina is the founder of the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC) and grew that organization as its director to bring into the world scientific research, public awareness,…

book review: “Pearls: meditations on recovery from hair pulling & skin picking”

“Let me touch, so very gently, your aching, balding, bleeding scalp, and release the shaming, binding ties.” So begins Christina Pearson’s heartfelt and poetic book Pearls: Meditations on Recovery from Hair Pulling and Skin Picking. Further into the opening poem: “Your wounded, punctured, mottled skin, Endless landscape of hypnotic entrapment” … “Let me ease your…