hair pulling in children

parents of children with BFRBS

you are doing great - you don't need to fear being judged

Some Children pull hair - even those who are not distressed!

We are so sorry to hear that a child in your circle is hair pulling.

You are not alone with this problem 

Before we begin, may we ask that you take a few moments to watch our video for parents, as we have packed it full of all the advice on offer.

why trust us?

We are operated entirely by psychologists and doctors whose primary concern is to help your child have the best life possible, with Trichotillomania.  You have a journey of acceptance ahead of you, and we’ll help you express your own emotions while supporting your child.  Many of our links go to a site called, who are partnered and trained by us, to help you.  In return, they donate their fees to maintain our free services.

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And for YOU, because we know you’re tired and juggling many obligations. Look after yourself first, because your children need you alive and vibrant. Have a freebie, on us! Just enter your email address in the ‘Register for freebies’ section at the bottom of the page and we will send you our support guides an ebook and our digital copy of our mp3 – Energy Power Up. 

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Trichotillomania Support is here for the whole family for life. Please use the Children’s Menu at the top of the page to find more information on what you can do, treatment and medication options, things to avoid, our top 10 tips, how it feels to have trichotillomania and much more.

You can also read other parents experiences here. And if you would like to share your own story, please contact us on the email address at the bottom of this page. All submissions can be kept anonymous.

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