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STARTING TO STOP: Body-Focused Repetitive Disorders (BFRD)

“A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu Your habit has become a problem for you.  So far you have been successful at concealment, but it is getting more and more difficult to hide.  You have … Continue reading

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Under the Hurt Umbrella: Shame and Body-Focused Repetitive Disorders

In my work with clients who deal with Body-Focused Repetitive Disorders (BFRDs) I have gradually become convinced that in many individuals shame drives the behavior.  BFRDs manifest in compulsive pulling of one’s hair (Trichotillomania), picking at skin and scabs (Excoriation), … Continue reading

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