HabitAware BFRB Education - Webinar Replays

HabitAware BFRB Education - Webinar Replays

July 14, 2020

Missed out on one of the Body Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB) webinars that HabitAware has hosted? We've got you covered. Here's FREE and instant access to all of our recordings so you can watch, pause, and digest at your own pace. 

 We believe education & understanding are the key to shattering mental health stigma, so PLEASE share these within your circle to help raise awareness fo compulsive hair pulling (trichotillomania), skin picking (dermatillomania) and nail biting.

WEBINAR: Coping with COVID & BFRBs with child psychiatrist, Dr. Lea Lis 

In this webinar, Ellen Crupi (Director of Awareness at HabitAware) & Aneela Idnani (CoFounder of HabitAware) speak with Dr. Lea Lis (@ShamelessPsychiatrist) about Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs) like trichotillomania, dermatillomania & nail biting, as well as general mental health & coping with COVID quarantine.

For more information about Dr. Lea Lis and her new book, No Shame, visit www.shamelesspsychiatrist.com 

 

WEBINAR: Skin, Hair, & Self Care: Clean Beauty Tips from HabitAware & Follain

In this webinar we talk with Tiffany Bassford of Follain Clean Beauty to learn how to choose clean beauty products that are less irritating for our skin and hair, to reduce urges to skin pick (dermatillomania) and pull hair (trichotillomania)

 

WEBINAR: Supporting the Supporters: Tips for Parents of Kids with BFRBs

As experts in our field of behavior change, and having coached hundreds of families, we created this webinar to help parents better understand the mental health journey their kids are on & how parents can best help them.

 

WEBINAR: Coffee & Conversation with Anette Pasternak, the Stop Skin Picking Coach

Despite our skin's power, some of us feel compelled to pick at our skin imperfections and just can’t stop skin picking. It's called Dermatillomania, or compulsive skin picking, and it's a body focused repetitive behavior. 

During this one-hour webinar, Ellen Crupi (HabitAware) & Annette Pasternak (Stop Skin Picking Coachchat on how to change skin picking behavior through awareness, “blocking" techniques, and lifestyle changes.  

 

WEBINAR: Coffee & Conversation with Dermatology expert Dr. Dina Strachan

The Doctor is IN! Join Ellen Crupi (director of Awareness at HabitAware) and Dr. Dina Strachan, board certified Dermatologist for Coffee & Conversation. In this video, we answer your questions that are more than skin deep - How do I treat scarring? Will my hair grow back? What creams or ointments should I use on my skin or scalp.

What makes Dr. Dina so special is that she treats the medical and she gets the mental. Dr. Dina treats the whole person with empathy and science. 

 

WEBINAR: Self Soothing vs Self Care with Dr. Lili Wagner

Dr. Lili Wagner, licensed psychologist, joins HabitAware for an informative chat about the differences between unhealthy & healthy self-soothing behaviors and self-care. Dr Wagner is trained in CBT and EMDR to help her clients move past their past and achieve love, health and joy in their present. You'll walk away understanding how best you can leverage both on your BFRB recovery journey.

Follow Dr. Wagner on Instagram - @love.health.joy to get your mind aligned with your health intentions! 

 

 WEBINAR: Yoga Nidra Meditation with Marley

Marley is an environmental economist who loves teaching yoga. Marley will guide you through a Yoga Nidra meditation. You'll get to a true and deep state of relaxation - so much so that this 1 hour ZOOM will energize you like a 3 hour nap!

Follow Marley on instagram @marzandme

 

WEBINAR: Connection is Key: The Power of Group Support

Feeling like we belong, where we can be our true selves, can be hard to find. And having a BFRB on top of all that can leave you feeling isolated and lonely. But it doesn’t have too. Group support can improve recovery and this video shares how to harness the power of groups to find your belonging.

Join Ellen Crupi from HabitAware, Amy Curcio, Program Director at TLC Foundation for BFRBs, and Dr. Laura Chackes, founder of The Center for Mindfulness & CBT in this informative & lively discussion to learn what group therapy is, explore the different types of groups, and share tips on how to get the most out of these groups.

Follow the TLC Foundation for BFRBs on instagram facebook and twitter.

Follow the Center for Mindfulness & CBT on instagram facebook and twitter.

 

 

About HabitAware

HabitAware is a leading mental health company & community for people with Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). BFRBs include compulsive hair pulling (trichotillomania), skin picking (dermatillomania) and nail biting. We have helped thousands in more than 50 countries take control of these debilitating conditions by using our smart bracelet, Keen, to create awareness of these trancelike behaviors. Our founder suffered from trichotillomania for 20 years and is a co-inventor of Keen, alongside medical advisors. We are experts in our field, having coached hundreds of families. In this webinar we talk with Tiffany Bassford of Follain Clean Beauty to learn how to choose clean beauty products that are less irritating for our skin and hair, to reduce urges to skin pick (dermatillomania) and pull hair (trichotillomania). 

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Credit to Mimi Thian for the header image.




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In this guest post Dr. Richard Lopez, Cognitive Neuroscience, PhD, looks at how how behavior change research can inform the management of body focused repetitive behaviors. The article also highlights how HabitAware Keen2 delivers evidence-based behavior change strategies. Perhaps one day this system of behavior change can become an official treatment for trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling), dermatillomania (skin picking) and onychophagia (nail biting).

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HabitAware Keen Sizing Guide

Not sure which size is right for you?

It's important that Keen has a snug fit on your wrist. Here's a quick guide to help you decide which bracelet size to order:


Keen2


Sporty Keen (original)