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Friday, October 27th, 2017
11am – 12:30 pm Eastern/ 10am – 11:30 am Central/ 9 am – 10:30 am Mountain/ 8 am – 9:30 am Pacific
Title: CBT for Trichotillomania and Excoriation Disorder
Audience Level: Intermediate
Presenter and Affiliation: Nancy J. Keuthen, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), including hair pulling and skin picking, are receiving increasing recognition given their prevalence rates, potential medical complications and functional impact. Although empirical evidence supports CBT as the first-line intervention, these disorders can remain challenging to treat. This webinar will review existing treatment approaches and highlight ways to improve treatment efficacy.
This webinar is designed to help you:
About the Presenter:
Dr Nancy Keuthen is the Director of the Trichotillomania Clinic and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. She has treated and empirically studied OC spectrum conditions for over 20 years. She is the author of a popular text on hair pulling and co-edited a text on hair pulling and skin picking. She has served as chair and vice-chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors and has been a long-term member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and is currently a PI on a collaborative multi-site project collecting extensive phenotypic, neurocognitive and neuroimaging data on hair pullers and skin pickers..
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Keuthen NJ, Sprich SE. Utilizing DBT skills to augment traditional CBT for trichotillomania: An adult case study. Cog Behav Pract 2012; 19(2):372-380.
Keuthen NJ, Usmani A. CBT for trichotillomania and pathological skin picking. In: Petersen TJ, Sprich S, Wilhelm S, editors. The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. New York: Springer, 2015.
Woods DW, Twohig MP. Trichotillomania: An ACT-Enhanced Behavior Therapy Approach. Therapist Guide. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.