Webinar: How TrichStop Program Works

05 Mar, 2022

How our program works

In this webinar, Dr. Vladimir Miletic explains everything about our online program. You will learn about the structure of the program and how it works, and we will also cover the science behind it.

Past webinars

28 Mar, 2024

How to Beat Hair Pulling: Trichotillomania Q&A

Join us on March 28th at 7 p.m. EST for our upcoming Trichotillomania Q&A Session, led by Laura Santner. This is your opportunity to get expert insights into hair pulling treatment options, coping strategies, support and more. Can't attend the live event? No problem. Send your questions in advance to support@trichstop.com, and Laura will address them during the session and you can watch the recording in your own time.

11 Mar, 2024

Demystifying Trichotillomania: Debunking Myths & Revealing Truths

Join us on March 11th for an enlightening webinar hosted by Maya Schonbach, where we'll tackle the myths and facts surrounding trichotillomania. Let's break down the stigma and misconceptions together, empowering you to seek support and understanding without fear of judgment. Gain valuable insights, dispel common myths, and discover the truth behind hair pulling. Don't let misconceptions hold you back – register now and take the first step towards knowledge and empowerment.

27 Feb, 2024

Why Emotion Tracking is Key to Hair Pulling Management

Join us on, February 27th, at 1pm EST for a webinar focused on understanding emotions, why we have them and how to deal with them. Led by Dr Sofia Wenzler, our Chief Clinical Officer, this session will shed light on how tracking your emotions can enhance your journey to manage trichotillomania and lead to better emotion regulation. In this webinar, we'll explore the practical benefits of self-monitoring and its effectiveness in recognizing emotional triggers linked to hair pulling. Discover how TrichStop's innovative tools empower you to gain awareness of your emotions and develop a mindful and accepting attitude towards emotional experiences, whether positive or negative.

25 Jan, 2024

Fidgets

Join us on January 24th, 7 PM EST for our first TrichStop event of the year. Discover the benefits and uses of fidgets for managing hair pulling behaviors, explore recommended options, and find the right fit for your needs. Led by our expert, Laura Santner, this session will unveil the benefits of incorporating fidgets into your journey of managing Trichotillomania.

20 Dec, 2023

Embrace the Strength in Support

Join us on the 20th December, 12 p.m. EST where you get to discover the power of support groups, facilitated by Maya Schonbach. When facing trichotillomania, navigating the journey with support can make all the difference. Our webinar delves into the positive impact of support groups, sharing what support options are available to you, and provides practical tips for supporting others dealing with trichotillomania.

12 Dec, 2023

FAQ Session with a Trichotillomania Therapist

Join us on December 11th, 7 p.m. EST for our upcoming FAQ session. This is your opportunity to get expert answers to your burning questions about BFRBs in general and hair pulling in particular. If you can't make it to the event and you intend on watching the recording, or if you want to be proactive and ensure your question is answered, send us an email to support@trichstop.com with your FAQs, and our therapist will do their best to address them during the session.

29 Nov, 2023

Hair Pulling and Depression Part II – Changing Your Thoughts to Improve Your Mood

 

Join us on November 29th at 12 p.m. EST for our upcoming webinar, the second in our series on "Hair Pulling and Depression", hosted by our Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Sofia Wenzler. There will be a Q&A session at the end of the webinar, so stay till the end for that. Thoughts and Mental Health: Dr. Sofia will uncover the link between our thought patterns and mental health. And will explain how biases can influence our thinking and emotional well-being. It's a journey of discovery you won't want to miss. But there’s more! We'll share practical techniques to help change unhelpful thoughts, empowering you for a more positive outlook. And remember, we value your participation. P.S. Feel free to share this with friends and family who might benefit from this event. They may also want to subscribe to our newsletters to get regular updates and event invites.

23 Nov, 2023

Grounding Meditation Workshop for Hair Pulling

Living with trichotillomania comes with its challenges. Embracing mindfulness and grounding techniques can be a valuable addition to your toolkit.
How Grounding Benefits Those with Trichotillomania: You will be guided through a meditation to help you reconnect your mind and body with the present moment, helping you to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance self-awareness, allowing you to observe triggers and responses without judgment; and improve emotional regulation.

26 Oct, 2023

Hair Pulling Compulsions and How to Deal with Them

Join us on October 26th at 12 p.m. EST for our upcoming webinar, Compulsions and How to Deal with Them, hosted by our Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Sofia Wenzler. There will be a Q&A session at the end of the webinar, so stay till the end for that.

23 Oct, 2023

FAQ Session with a Trichotillomania Therapist

Join us on October 23rd, 7 p.m. EST for our upcoming FAQ session. This is your opportunity to get expert answers to your burning questions about BFRBs in general and hair pulling in particular.

18 Oct, 2023

Online BFRB Q&A with Kim Hastings (KimOnSkin)

Join us on October 18th, 1 p.m. EST for a candid conversation with Kim Hastings. Kim Hastings, a content creator who has been living with a BFRB since the age of 13. She'll discuss her personal journey, including the challenges she's faced and the strategies she's employed to successfully manage her BFRB. Kim's authenticity, resilience and determination are truly inspiring, and her story is a testament to the power of perseverance.

16 Oct, 2023

Mindfulness Meditation for Hair Pulling

Join us on October 16th, 12 p.m. EST for our upcoming Mindfulness Meditation Workshop. Maya, your host, will guide you through a meditation that will help you increase self-awareness, emotional regulation, impulse control, and stress reduction.

19 Sep, 2023

BFRBs and Depression I - Facts, Myths and Connections

Tune into the first webinar of our series on BFRBs and depression on September 19th at 12PM EST. We will go through facts and myths about depression, look at the similarities and differences between depression and BFRBs and discover how CBT can help improve symptoms. There will be a Q&A at the end so make sure to stick around for that. We hope to see you there.

21 Aug, 2023

Innovative Technologies in BFRB Management

Tune into our webinar on August 21 at 12PM EST. Discover cutting-edge solutions and groundbreaking advancements in managing Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). Join us to explore how technology is revolutionizing support, self-awareness, and coping strategies. There will be a Q&A at the end so make sure to stick around for that. We hope to see you there.

26 Jul, 2023

The Genetics of Hair Pulling and Skin Picking Disorders

Tune into our webinar on July 26 at 12PM EST. We will discuss the latest research about the genetics of skin picking and hair pulling disorders. We will discuss recent findings and implications for treatment. There will be a Q&A at the end so make sure to stick around for that. We hope to see you there.

29 Jun, 2023

Understanding and Treating Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors in Children & Adolescents

Tune into our webinar on June 29 at 12PM EST. We will discuss skin picking and hair pulling disorders among children and adolescents. We will discuss treatments and implications. There will be a Q&A at the end so make sure to stick around for that. We hope to see you there.

24 May, 2023

Neurobiology of BFRBs

We will discuss the latest research about the neurobiology of skin picking and hair pulling disorders. We will discuss recent findings and implications for treatment. There will be a Q&A at the end so make sure to stick around for that. We hope to see you there.

18 Apr, 2023

A Recovery Story - interview with Michelle on overcoming BFRBs

This month’s webinar will be led by Rachel Pope. Rachel will be interviewing Michelle, who has participated in an earlier webinar. Michelle’s inspiring story of overcoming BFRBs was very helpful to our audience, and we are happy to have her back. Michelle and Rachel will discuss similarities and differences in their experiences with skin picking and hair pulling respectively. They will discuss their journeys and will share some advice with others. We hope to see you there!

16 Feb, 2023

Poetry Therapy & Hair Pulling

We're doing something different this month! Our therapist Laura Santner will talk about poetry therapy and how you may use it to deal with BFRBs. Laura will be available for a Q&A after the webinar so you'll be able to have all your questions answered.

20 Jan, 2023

Hair Pulling & OCD

This month, we'll compare OCD and BFRBs - their clinical presentation, scientific studies and treatment options. We outline what makes them similar and what makes them different and, most importantly, implications for treatment.

16 Dec, 2022

What is Self-Soothing?

Self-soothing is often mentioned as the mechanism behind hair pulling and in this webinar, we will explore exactly what self-soothing is, what its purpose is, and how we can go about achieving it in healthier ways.

16 Nov, 2022

Breathing & Grounding Exercises: A Practical Webinar

A fully practical webinar where you will learn breathing exercises and grounding exercises to help you deal with urges to pull

14 Sep, 2022

Sensory Processing and Hair Pulling

Pulling just the right hair sometimes means finding the right texture. Feeling a texture can be incredibly satisfying. Have you ever wondered why? Tune in to our webinar in September and learn about sensory processing and hair pulling.

25 Aug, 2022

How to Prevent a Relapse?

You've managed to reduce your pulling or even stop. Then what? How do you make sure to keep the progress you've made? Tune in for our August webinar to learn more about relapse prevention for hair pulling.

20 Jul, 2022

Supplements and Medication for Hair Growth

This month, we'll consider different ways to help your hair grow back faster. After the webinar, we'll have our regular Q&A where you can ask any questions you may have about trichotillomania.

22 Jun, 2022

Understanding Boredom as a Trigger

This month, you've chosen to learn more about boredom. A common trigger for hair pulling and a topic that's been on your wishlist for a while, in June you'll be able to hear a whole webinar on it. Dr. Miletic will talk about what boredom is, why it triggers and what to do about it.

19 May, 2022

Expectations from Treatment: Reduction or Stopping?

In May, we will discuss expectations from treatment. Setting realistic expectations is more difficult than it may first seem. If you aim too high, you're risking failure, if you aim too low, you risk not being happy with the progress you're making. The question we will try to address is how to find the middle ground: how to set expectations that will lead to best outcomes and sustainable progress?

13 Apr, 2022

First Aid for Intense Urges

For our April webinar you chose to talk about intense urges and different techniques that can be used to alleviate them. Dr. Miletic will present a few practical techniques that you can use to help yourself when the urge to pull starts to overtake you. As usual, the webinar will be followed up with a Q&A.

23 Mar, 2022

Discipline vs Willpower: Which One Helps More with Trich?

This month, we are talking about discipline as means of dealing with trich in a reliable and sustainable way. In this webinar, Dr. Miletic juxtaposes discipline to willpower and discusses advantages and disadvantages of both. Practical exercises are discussed to get you started.
 

17 Feb, 2022

PTSD & Hair Pulling

This month, our webinar talked about PTSD and how it relates to, causes or additionally triggers hair pulling.
 

17 Feb, 2022

PTSD & Hair Pulling. Part 2

The is the QA session of the Feb 2022 webinar

17 Jan, 2022

Deciding to Change as the First Obstacle

We're starting 2022 with a fundamental topic: deciding to change. When our first step is shaky, the rest of the journey won't be smooth sailing either. Learn about different reasons why people run into trouble when they think about stopping pulling, and use these as point of reflection to help you grow and overcome the obstacles you're facing now.
 

17 Jan, 2022

Deciding to Change as the First Obstacle. Part 2

This is a recording of the Q&A session after our January 2022 webinar.

 

19 Nov, 2021

Habit Reversal Training for Hair Pulling

In our November 2021 webinar, Dr. Vladimir Miletic will guide you through different stages of habit reversal training for hair pulling and explain how to guide yourself through the process. Check out our web site for a FREE guide!
 

19 Nov, 2021

Habit Reversal Training for Hair Pulling. Part 2

This is the recording of the Q&A session from our November 2021 webinar.
 

21 Oct, 2021

ACT for Hair Pulling - Some Basic Principles

Our webinar viewers chose to hear our Clinical Lead talk about some principles of ACT - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and how to use these to combat hair pulling.
 

21 Oct, 2021

ACT for Hair Pulling - Some Basic Principles. Part 2

This is the Q&A part of our October 2021 webinar.
 

17 Sep, 2021

Self-image and Hair Pulling: Breaking the Vicious Cycle

This month, our Clinical Lead, Dr. Miletic is discussing how hair pulling impacts self-image and - vice versa - how negative self image reinforces and help maintain pulling.
 

17 Sep, 2021

Self-image and Hair Pulling: Breaking the Vicious Cycle. Part 2

This is the second part of our September webinar that contains the Q&A part.
 

20 Aug, 2021

Neuroplasticity, habits and hair pulling

This month, Dr. Vladimir Miletic talked on the subject of neuroplasticity, habit formation and hair pulling, the topic you voted on last month. He discuses practical implications and offers tips on how to approach change and what to expect.
 

20 Aug, 2021

Neuroplasticity, habits and hair pulling. Part 2

This is the Q&A part of our August webinar, where Dr. Miletic answered your questions related to this month's topic.
 

22 Jul, 2021

Hair Pulling and Mindfulness of the Body

In our July webinar, Dr. Vladimir Miletic talks about the potential benefits of practicing mindfulness of the body for people who struggle with hair pulling. The webinar also includes a brief guided body scan.
 

24 Jun, 2021

Medication for Hair Pulling -A Brief Overview of Current Research

In our webinar for June 2021, our Clinical Lead, Dr. Vladimir Miletic talked about different pharmacological treatment options, based on the limited data we have from current research. At the end of the webinar, psychotherapy is compared to pharmacological options.
 

20 May, 2021

Hair Pulling and Guilt

In our May 2021 webinar, Dr. Vladimir Miletic talked about the relationship between guilt and hair pulling.
 

20 May, 2021

Hair Pulling and Guilt. Part 2

This is the Q&A part of our May 2021 webinar.

19 Mar, 2021

Triggers and Hair Pulling

In our March 2021 webinar our Clinical Lead, Dr. Vladimir Miletic talked about triggers - what are they, how they operate and why they trigger us in the first place. The webinar focuses on the psychological rather than behavioral aspects of treatment and its goal is to give you a nudge to think about hair pulling in more introspective terms. The Q&A part of the webinar is uploaded separately.
 

19 Mar, 2021

Triggers and Hair Pulling. Part 2

The Q&A section of our March 2021 webinar.
 

18 Feb, 2021

Hair pulling, Anxiety & Relaxation Techniques

In our February 2021 webinar, our psychotherapist Dr. Vladimir Miletic will talk about anxiety, its meaning, psychological relevance and connections to hair pulling. Anxiety managed will be addressed and resources provided to live webinar participants.
 

18 Feb, 2021

Hair pulling, Anxiety & Relaxation Techniques. Part 2

This is the recording of the 2nd part of February 2021 webinar on anxiety and hair pulling.

15 Jan, 2021

Perfectionism and Hair Pulling

Our January webinar is dedicated to perfectionism and its different facets that may lead to hair pulling. Our psychotherapist Dr. Vladimir Miletic explores perfectionism from different points of view - psychoanalytic, cognitive, constructivist and makes their insights and solutions accessible.
 

15 Jan, 2021

Perfectionism and Hair Pulling. Part 2

Second part of our January 2021 webinar on perfectionism. This video contains only the Q&A portion.
 

17 Dec, 2020

How avoiding emotions leads to pulling?

In December, Dr Vladimir Miletic talks about experiential avoidance and how avoiding difficult emotions and memories may lead to hair pulling.
 

17 Dec, 2020

How avoiding emotions leads to pulling? Part 2.

Our December webinar dealt with avoidance and specifically how avoiding difficult emotions leads to hair pulling. This is the second part of the webinar where Dr. Miletic answered questions from participants.
 

16 Nov, 2020

Habit Reversal Training for Hair Pulling.

Our November webinar is dedicated to habit reversal training (HRT). HRT is a behavioral intervention that helps you cope with pulling. Here, our therapist dr. Vladimir Miletic lays out the basics and helps you get started.
 

16 Nov, 2020

Habit Reversal Training for Hair Pulling. Part 2

This is the second part of our webinar. The topic for November was HRT and this is the Q&A portion of the webinar.

23 Oct, 2020

Exploring Hair Pulling "Trances"

In October, our psychotherapist Dr. Vladimir Miletic will talk about hair pulling "trances", those long and difficult to manage episodes of pulling.

23 Oct, 2020

Exploring Hair Pulling "Trances". Part 2

This is the second part of our October webinar where Dr. Miletic answered the questions you had about hair pulling, "trances", our program and anything else that you were curious to know.
 

21 Sep, 2020

How to form new habits?

This month, Dr. Vladimir Miletic will talk about the psychology of habit formation. This first part is a recording of his lecture on how we form new habits and what is the best approach to introduce new competing responses in order to replace hair pulling.
 

21 Sep, 2020

How to form habits? Part 2

This is the second part of the September webinar where Dr. Vladimir is answering your questions about hair pulling.
 

20 Aug, 2020

Mindfulness and trichotillomania

In our August webinar, Dr. Vladimir Miletic will talk about mindfulness and different ways that you can benefit from introducing it as a regular practice in your life. He outlines different effects of sustained mindfulness practice and their use for the treatment of trichotillomania.
 

20 Aug, 2020

Mindfulness and trichotillomania. Part 2

This is the recording of TrichStop's August 2020 webinar on mindfulness, the Q&A section.
 

16 Jul, 2020

How to understand and cope with difficult emotions?

In our July webinar, our therapist Dr. Vladimir Miletic will talk about emotions - why they arise, how to understand them and how to cope with them as they become more intense.
 

16 Jul, 2020

How to understand and cope with difficult emotions? Part 2

This is the second part of our July webinar.

29 Jun, 2020

Discovering meaning behind hair pulling

The following video is a recording of our ongoing webinar series on hair pulling. Our topic in June was meaning and psychology behind hair pulling. Dr. Vladimir Miletic talked about role, function and meaning of symptoms in trichotillomania. A theoretical introduction is followed by a case study through which you can see psychology in action.
 

29 Jun, 2020

Discovering meaning behind hair pulling. Part 2

This is the second part of our June webinar on the psychology of hair pulling. This is the Q&A portion.
 

21 May, 2020

Nature vs nurture in trichotillomania and implications for psychotherapy

In this lecture, our psychotherapist Dr. Vladimir Miletic is discussing some neurobiological findings in trichotillomania research, and talks about their implications for psychotherapy. His lecture is followed by a Q&A.
 

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