Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC) National Conference

Would you like to hear cutting edge science reports on skin picking disorder, trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder) and other body-focused repetitive behaviors? Learn about treatments, learn techniques and more? Would you like to meet other kids, teens and adults struggling with these same behaviors as you? Then your opportunity is coming April 25th-27th, 2014 in…

N-acetylcysteine (NAC), an over-the-counter supplement that reduces hair pulling and skin picking

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is the most effective substance known to science to help stop hair pulling (trichotillomania). NAC is an amino acid that modulates the amount of the neurotransmitter glutamate in the brain. It is also an antioxidant. A 12-week placebo controlled double-blind study published in 2009 in the Archives of General Psychiatry showed that 56%…

Announcing the publication of my new book, “Skin Picking: The Freedom to Finally Stop”

I’m so pleased to announce the publication of my book, “Skin Picking: The Freedom to Finally Stop”. If you’ve found my articles educational and helpful, you will definitely want to click here to get the book. It started out as the handouts I give to my clients after each session, and I gradually filled it out to…