Fred Penzel, Ph.D.

Secretary & SAB Secretary

Western Suffolk Psychological Services

Dr. Fred Penzel is a licensed psychologist who has specialized in the treatment of trichotillomania and obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) since 1982. He is the executive director of Western Suffolk Psychological Services in Huntington, Long Island, New York, a private treatment group specializing in trichotillomania and OCD-related problems, 

Dr. Penzel is a founding member of  TLC's Scientific Advisory Board and a senior faculty member of TLC's Professional Training Institute.

Dr. Penzel is the author of The Hair Pulling Problem and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide To Getting Well And Staying Well, a self-help work covering trichotillomania and other OCD spectrum disorders.