Join Our Online Referral Directories

Medical and therapeutic providers and self-care providers who work with individuals experiencing body-focused repetitive behaviors are invited to apply to be listed on TLC's online referral directories.

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Who is eligible?

Online Referral Directory Eligibility Criteria

  1. Must have direct experience treating BFRB patients, or serving BFRB clients, and be currently licensed in your field (if applicable).
  2. Therapeutic treatment providers are expected to: provide proof of current licensure and credentialing, have treated a minimum of 5 BFRB patients, completed and passed TLC's Virtual Training and Supervision Programs, completed training in evidence-based treatment approaches for BFRBs, specifically CBT, ComB, and third-wave CBT approaches, and/or pharmacology (for MDs).
  3. Hypnosis practitioners are accepted for those applications with a license to practice therapy or counseling in their state.

Medical and Therapeutic Providers

Listings include licensed medical and therapeutic providers who treat hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting, cheek biting, and other associated behaviors

Self-Care Providers

Listings include cosmetologists, estheticians, hair replacement specialists, permanent make up services, and salons.

Online Referral Directory Details

Directory Listing Fees

Cost of directory listing is based on type of listing and the number of states the profile is listed in. Providers may only be listed in states for which they hold current licensure.

Medical and Therapeutic Providers

$150 billed yearly for providers listing in a single state, plus $35 per additional state.

Self-Care Providers

$90 billed yearly for a single state, plus $35 per additional state.

Support Groups

Peer-led support groups that are no cost to attend may apply to be listed on TLC's Support Group Online Directory for free. Please complete and submit the application noted above.

How to Join

  1. Create an account by signing up to be listed on the Medical and Therapeutic, Self-Care, or Support Group online referral directories.

  2. Fill out the specific application that pertains to you, including uploading proof of licensure (if applicable).
  3. Your application is then reviewed by our online referral directory listing approval committee. The application review process takes approximately 3 weeks.
  4. Once approved, you will receive an email confirmation and be directed to pay your listing fee.
  5. Once paid, your directory listing will go live on the website!

If your application is not approved, you will receive notice via email.

If you have any questions, email

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