Who We Are
- David Florendale: Created this website and community. Has been researching the skin picking disorder since 2003, and made it his private mission to spread the word about this disorder and make it enter into public awareness. The author of the bestselling book "The Complete Guide to Picking Disorders".You can read more about David here
Dr. Ted Grossbart: a leading expert in the field of psychodermatology. He has over 30 years of experience treating compulsive skin picking and related disorders. Apart from leading the skinpick.com counseling service, he has a private practice in Boston. Dr. Grossbart is a senior clinical supervisor at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Rujuta Vinod: a medical doctor and a psychotherapist. She was the first counselor to lead our online counseling program for skin picking patients.