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Sunday, July 9 • 9:45am - 11:15am
State of the Art Treatment for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)

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Trichotillomania (TTM) and Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB) affect millions of people. As many as 1 in 50 people engage in non-cosmetic hair pulling that results in significant hair loss. Other body focused behaviors such skin picking and nail biting affect a greater percentage of the population resulting in scarring, infections and sometimes plastic surgery. This workshop will provide an overview of Trichotillomania and other BFRBs. The current state of the art treatment for these disorders will be presented.

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Ruth Golomb, LCPC

Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, TLC Scientific Advisory Board
Ruth Goldfinger Golomb, LCPC, is a senior clinician, supervisor, and a director of the training program at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, where she has worked since the mid 1980's. Ms. Golomb specializes in treatment of anxiety disorders in children an... Read More →

Suzanne Mouton-Odum, PhD

Dr. Suzanne Mouton-Odum is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Houston, Texas.  Dr. Mouton-Odum is a member of the SAB of the TLC Foundation for BFRBs, Past President of  the Texas Psychological Foundation and the Houston Psychological Association.  She has published many scientific journal articles, presents conferences, is co-author of several books and also is the Vice President of PsycTech, a company that translates psychological interventions into on-line, self-help... Read More →

Sunday July 9, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Yerba Buena - Salons 1-3

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