You are not alone
2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month (dates may vary due to holidays)
3 Separate Groups:
Adults (ages 26 and up) meet 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Teens & Young Adults (up to age 25) meet 1 to 1:45pm
Elementary & Middle School Children meet 2 to 2:45pm
These are open and ongoing groups where you (or your child) will learn effective strategies for managing your BFRB and becoming more accepting of yourself. Group structure will include the learning and practice of healthy coping skills as well as support. Groups uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Habit Reversal Therapy (HRT), and Mindfulness to help each group member learn and practice tools to reduce hair pulling, skin picking, or other similar behaviors. Group members will set behavioral goals and support each other in reaching their goals.
Led by Laura Chackes, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist and Owner of The Center for Mindfulness & CBT
Insurance or Private Pay $75 per session
To enroll or for questions, contact Dr. Chackes, at 314-561-9757 x701 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Support Group
Dr. Chackes also moderates an online support group for adults with BFRBs using a private Facebook group, called Overcoming Skin Picking & Hair Pulling: Help for BFRBs. Click here to join http://bit.ly/helpforbfrbs.
**This online group is NOT therapy or a substitute for therapy, and Dr. Chackes does not work under her license as a psychologist when providing online coaching and support.