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Insight and treatment for trichotillomania
Do you pull, tug or fiddle with your hair when you are anxious? Does hair pulling in turn exacerbate your anxiety? How can you break the cycle?
How do you stop pulling if you don't even know when you are doing it? Research shows that self-monitoring technology can help.
Sometimes just the acknowledgement that this is a very real struggle can be empowering, but now that you know you have something called Trichotillomania, what next? Is there help?
Do you compulsively pull out your own hair? Feel like you are the only one who does this? You are not alone!
Are you concerned about your hair pulling habit? You may have a clinical condition called Trichotillomania.
Tasneem Abrahams is an experienced CBT therapist who treats BFRB clients via online therapy programs. Her focus is skin excoriation disorder and trichotillomania.