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Saturday, April 22 • 7:45pm - 8:45pm
Picking and Pulling from the Inside Out: Panel

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Many parents and family members feel overwhelmed by their loved one’s behavior, finding it hard to understand both the underlying drivers and the physical experience of pulling or picking. This workshop will provide parents, partners and other support persons an opportunity to ask a wide range of questions about things that were helpful -and harmful - growing up as a child/adolescent with these problems and learn how best to support their loved one working to recover from these behaviors.


Chaille DeFaria CPCC

Chaille DeFaria, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, CPCC TLC Board of Directors MemberAs a hair puller since the age of 15 and now in remission, I know the shame and suffering that often attached to this disorder. I found relief and freedom once I started talking. Your child... Read More →

Mackensie Freeman

Mackensie Freeman is 18 years old and is a senior in high school. She is from Atlanta, Georgia. She has had trichotillomania since she was ten years old and currently pulls from her head and eyebrows. She has been involved with TLC since 2011, when she attended her first TLC conference... Read More →

Saturday April 22, 2017 7:45pm - 8:45pm CDT
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