Suzanne Mouton-Odum, Ph.D.

Vice President & SAB Vice Chair

Psychology Houston, PC

Suzanne Mouton-Odum, Ph.D., is a psychologist in private practice in Houston, Texas. She obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Houston in Counseling Psychology and completed her residency in Clinical Psychology at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. 

She has treated people with hair pulling and other body-focused repetitive behaviors since 1993, and has been a member of TLC's Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board since 2001. 

Dr. Mouton-Odum has published several books on trichotillomania, including A Parent Guide to Hair Pulling Disorder: Effective Strategies for Parents of Children with Trichotillomania. She presents at national conferences on body-focused repetitive behaviors and their treatment. She is the co-owner and lead developer of the only interactive, online website for trichotillomania,, and for skin picking disorder,