30 interactive videos about skin picking, BFRBs, and mental health: I’m broadcasting live every day for the next month

Your chance to ask me your questions on skin picking (or hair pulling or other BFRBs): For about a month, maybe more if I’m loving it, I’ll be broadcasting live videos on periscope. Do you know about periscope? I had been hearing good things about it, so after opening an account and checking out a…

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…

Testimonial: Karen wins a decades-long battle with skin picking and trichotillomania

I’m so grateful that I found Annette. I’ve had trich for 40 years and skin picking for roughly 20, The picking has become much more prominent in recent years. I’ve been to counselors and to psychiatrists and have tried a number of other therapeutic options, but the coaching that I’ve received from Annette has provided…