BFRB Awareness Week

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Friday, October 7th
BFRB Awareness Week
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BFRB Brave Bash Virtual Concert

Thank you to these amazing artists for volunteering their time and talent to support the BFRB community! Tickets start at $25. All proceeds support TLC operations, health education and community programs, clinical training, and research.

October 7, 2022
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Friday, October 7th
BFRB Awareness Week
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BFRB Brave Intentions Full Wishcircle

Alexa Fischer, actress, teacher, and Wishbeads founder, returns for a closing BFRB Brave Wishcircle to help us wrap up BFRB Awareness Week 2022 by bringing our intentions or wishes full circle. Bring a journal or piece of paper to chart the next steps on your BFRB Brave journey.

October 7, 2022
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Thursday, October 6th
BFRB Awareness Week
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BFRB Brave TLC Hangout: Just for Parents

It’s time for a BFRB parents only playdate! Join us for a BFRB Brave TLC Hangout: Just for Parents, moderated by Ruth Golomb, M.Ed., LCPC, a parenting expert and TLC Scientific Advisory Board member along with two parents in the BFRB community.

October 6, 2022
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Thursday, October 6th
BFRB Awareness Week
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Genetics 101: Unraveling the BFRB Code

Learn more about how TLC’s BPM research project is working to identify genetics that help unravel the BFRB code with Dr. Jeremiah Scharf and Dr. John Piacentini.

October 6, 2022
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Thursday, October 6th
BFRB Awareness Week
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BFRB Brave Community Conversation

Join Saharra Dixon, from the Imani Support group, and a panel of BFRB community members for a special BFRB Brave community conversation.

October 6, 2022
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Wednesday, October 5th
BFRB Awareness Week
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Sci-Lit Journal Club

It’s time for the Young Adult Action Council's Sci-Lit Journal Club! Learn from Hannah, Olivia, and adviser, Dr. Darin Dougherty, about BFRB research, and how that research is making a difference in the BFRB community. This is an interactive group discussion on select peer-reviewed scientific papers!

October 5, 2022
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Wednesday, October 5th
BFRB Awareness Week
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Ask a Clinican

Bring your BFRB questions for our most requested program, Ask a Clinician, facilitated by Dr. Suzanne Mouton-Odum with clinical pioneers Dr. Charles Mansueto and Dr. Fred Penzel.

October 5, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4th
BFRB Awareness Week
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Brain Mapping and BFRBs

Join Dr. Joseph O’Neill to learn more about brain mapping and BFRBs. This webinar includes an overview of the brain mapping work being done within TLC’s BPM Initiative.

October 4, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4th
BFRB Awareness Week
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TLC Talks with Actress Violet Young

In March 2022, TLC was honored to be included in the Season 1, Episode 9 end credits of a new Hulu series called 'Life & Beth', based on the life of comedian and actress, Amy Schumer. Season 1, Episode 9 accurately and respectfully portrays the character Young Beth experiencing hair pulling disorder or trichotillomania, played by actress Violet Young. Learn more about the actress Violet Young in this special TLC Talks with Violet Young.

October 4, 2022
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Tuesday, October 2nd
BFRB Awareness Week
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Pharmacology Interventions for BFRBs

Medications that effectively treat BFRBs have been a moving target for many years. Join Dr. Jon Grant and Dr. Darin Dougherty to hear more about promising options for people experiencing BFRBs.

October 4, 2022
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Monday, October 3rd
BFRB Awareness Week
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Self-Compassion Makes Us Brave

Finding self-compassion when you experience BFRBs can be a challenge. When we’re able to tap into self-kindness, we emerge more confident and brave. Learn from Dr. Hannah Garza about how practicing self-compassion makes us brave

October 3, 2022
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Monday, October 3rd
BFRB Awareness Week
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Strala Yoga with Tara Stiles

Join Tara Stiles, co-founder of Strala Yoga, best-selling author, and well-being expert for an hour of moving and healing that expands your limits and helps manage challenges with ease.

October 3, 2022
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Monday, October 3rd
BFRB Awareness Week
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Breathe in Sound Healing

Breathe in Monday with a sound healing featuring David Kennet, Intentional Sound Practitioner. Find a comfy place where you can relax and take in this BFRB Brave experience.

October 3, 2022
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Sunday, October 2nd
BFRB Awareness Week
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BFRB Brave TLC Hangout: Kids and Teens

Join us for a special BFRB Brave TLC Hangout: Kids and Teens, moderated by Dr. Emily Ricketts. This is an opportunity for kids and teens ages 6 to 17 to connect with peers in a safe and judgment-free environment.

October 2, 2022
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