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Trichotillomania In Children and Teens - The Coffee klatch

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Trichotillomania is  an anxiety based disorder suffered by children and teens. 

Marla W. Deibler, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist and nationally-recognized expert in anxiety disorders and the obsessive-compulsive spectrum, including trichotillomania and other body-focused repetitive behaviors, obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding, and tic disorders. She is the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Emotional Health of Greater Philadelphia in New Jersey, an outpatient facility specialized in providing evaluation and evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral therapies for these and other difficulties.

Dr. Deibler gained her formative clinical experiences at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH, LCS/OCD Unit), Children’s National Medical Center, and the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. She gained specialized behavior therapy experience in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington

She has appeared on “The Dr. Oz Show”, A&E’s “Hoarders”, TLC’s “Hoarding: Buried Alive”, CBS News, ABC News, FOX News, “It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle”, and CBS’s “Swift Justice with Nancy Grace”. She has been quoted by media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Huffington Post, MSN, and Everyday Health, among others.