BFRB Brave Wishcircle
Join actress, teacher, and Wishbeads founder, Alexa Fischer, for a special BFRB Brave Wishcircle to kickoff BFRB Awareness Week 2022. This Wishcircle has been designed for the BFRB community. BFRB community members, family members, loved ones, and allies are encouraged to attend.
BFRB Brave Sing Along
Calling all BFRB community singers! It’s time for a big BFRB Brave Sing Along led by Emmy® Award-Winning Vocal Coach Bernadette Bascom, the first artist signed by Stevie Wonder to his Black Bull label. For the past 40 years, she has performed and worked with the who’s who in the music industry, including Elton John, and Tower of Power’s Lenny Williams. Join us to get the BFRB Awareness Week 2022 celebration started!
Hair Replacement Systems
Join Alyssa Voice from HairClub to learn more about hair replacement systems and their signature HairClub for Kids program.
BFRB Brave Soul Painting
Gather a painting canvas, brushes, and paints for an hour of soul painting with TLC's Interim Executive Director, Jen Monteleone, who is also a visual artist. We'll shake it out, get centered, and let it go through this immersive art experience that helps us become our bravest selves.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Sensitivity as a Superpower
How do you use sensitivity as your superpower? BFRB fan favorite, Dr. Christy Garner, shares more about tuning into your BFRB superpowers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.