Worksheet for Children to Log and keep track of their hair pulling and skin picking behaviors. Developed by Priscilla Elliott of Austin Texas.

Child Version of Picking & Pulling Log

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Logging hair pulling and skin picking episodes is hard enough for adults and it can be especially daunting for children. I have created a simplified log designed to be more functional for a child’s needs. The spaces are larger to

It can be helpful to keep track of skin picking, hair pulling (Trich), and other BFRBs when trying to manage them. This log keeps track of patterns in the behavior including several triggers and interventions.

Free Download: Log to track Skin Picking, Trichotillomania, and other Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs).

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Tracking can be a helpful part of effective treatment for Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder), Skin Picking Disorder (Dermatillomania, Excoriation Disorder), and other Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). Here is a log that I created in excel to track your own picking/pulling/chewing.

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Announcing New Therapy Group!

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I am starting a new therapy group in Austin, Texas that is just for people who struggle with picking, hair pulling, and chewing compulsions. So if you or someone you know struggles with trichotillomania, skin picking disorder, or another body

Do I need more than Weekly Counseling?

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Weekly counseling/psychotherapy tends to be the default frequency for sessions. There are studies that back this up as efficient and effective. It also allows for a consistent weekly rhythm for sessions. For various reasons, some clients may benefit from more

Trichotillomania Resources for Schools

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Trichotillomania Learning Center has published free resources for schools. The stress,adjustment, and boredom of sitting in classrooms frequently trigger picking and pulling. It is all too common for relapse in recovery from picking and pulling when a new semester starts

What Estheticians Need to Know about Skin Picking and Hair Pulling

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Trichotillomania (trick-o-til-o-MAY-nee-ah) is a disorder that causes people to pull out the hair from their scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, pubic area, underarms, beard, chest, legs or other parts of the body, resulting in noticeable bald patches.  (http://www.trich.org) Also referred to as

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