Break Free from Skin Picking

Our personalized online therapy program empowers you to retrain your brain and find freedom from skin picking.

Imagine a world where your behaviors don’t run the show.

You no longer think in limitations, and instead feel free to live life on your terms.

Suffering from skin picking is a constant struggle for control of your body and your life. Therapy is the key to recognizing your triggers and building the tools needed to change your response to them.

You’ve done the research. Now is the time for action.

We created our program to provide everyone with access to therapist-guided Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The most effective treatment for this disorder to date, CBT helps patients develop important tools and strategies for dealing with compulsive behavior.

In just eight sessions, you will set goals and make changes that will allow you to stop picking and start living.

Learn more about how our guided CBT-based program works.

Evidence based therapy that works.

Our program uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help you identify skin picking triggers and retrain your brain. CBT is considered the most effective way to treat compulsive skin picking among specialists for the disorder. This therapy is effective because it empowers the patient to develop responsive skills and strategies.

Professional guidance every step of the way.

Your case is unique, and your treatment should be too. We connect you with a personal therapist who will lead you through the program and provide individualized support. Every therapist is trained by the TLC Foundation for BFRBs (body focused repetitive behaviors), and specializes in the treatment of skin picking with cognitive behavioral therapy.

Work and grow from the comfort of your own home.

Your privacy is important. This is a 100% online program, which means that you can participate from wherever you’d like. Nervous about opening up face-to-face with a therapist? Your communication with your therapist is text based via our secure messaging system.

A fraction of the cost of traditional therapy.

We developed this program to make therapy available to everyone. Full access to the program costs the same as roughly 2 hours of traditional therapy. Even better, studies show that online CBT-based therapy is just as effective as face-to-face therapy.

Meaningful therapy from any device.

The beauty of a 100% online program is that it is built to fit your lifestyle. With no need to schedule sessions or visit a therapist’s office, you can access the program when it’s most convenient. Enjoy compatibility with laptops, smartphones, and tablets.

Keep things confidential.

We understand the personal nature of this program. Special care is taken to secure your information. Anything you share with your therapist is under therapist-client privilege (a confidentiality agreement). You may even remain anonymous if you wish.

What Our Clients Say

Like tools in a tool belt, this program gave me useful and practical tools that I needed first to understand and then to deal with my skin picking behavior. Even after finishing, I’m still reviewing and practicing the things that I learned. I’m encouraged and hopeful for how the things I’ve received will continue to benefit me and others. And i would recommend this program to anyone looking for help!
First of all, I want to say THANK YOU!! You have been such a tremendous help and I am so grateful for that. You have truly changed my life because picking no longer rules it. I would love to provide my feedback: My experience with this program has been nothing short of amazing. Before the program, I felt alone and like I would never be able to stop picking my skin. Now, I don't have any problems whatsoever with skin picking. I will forever be grateful for this program! I would absolutely recommend it to someone who needs it. It works!
I would absolutely recommend this program for someone who is dealing with similar behaviors such as skin-picking. The program helps you to break down what seems like an insurmountable issue that you have no control over into smaller, more manageable pieces. Investigating the whys of the behavior is the first step in stopping it. Thank you for helping me to gain some control back in my life. I can leave my house without makeup on!

You can’t change what you don’t know.

Are you ready to learn the techniques you need to take control of your picking? Sign up to take your first step towards a life free of compulsions.

We’ll set you up with a therapist straight away.

Client Testimonials

I would sum up this experience as life changing. I learned more than I ever thought I could about my condition and along with that information, I was given the tools to successfully overcome my picking problem. It was extremely beneficial. I would recommend this program to anyone and everyone suffering from this type of behavior. This program is worth every penny and I am so thankful I went through with it. I have taken what I have learned and applied it to not only my picking problem but to several other areas of my life. Because of this program, my life and my outlook on life has improved significantly. I am very grateful for SkinPick and my therapist!
If you'd told me I'd be where I am now back at the beginning I would not have believed you. I have not engaged in serious picking for weeks - perhaps 5-6 weeks- and my hands have healed so that I don't have to hide them and am starting to feel normal. I still notice strong urges when under stress and am aware I have not been tested more seriously, but I am applying the strategies daily and am overcoming the urge to pick - even leaving loose pickable skin alone. I could not have done this without the CBT program and am very grateful.
This program has equipped me with several tools that I can use not only to decrease the amount of skin picking that I do, but also to become aware of and address the triggers that lead up to the skin picking. I love that this program focuses on changing the way you process your thoughts and instructs you on how to reframe them as well as focusing on the actual physical behavior. I would highly recommend this program to anyone who struggles with skin picking or similar behaviors. I have tried so many other things and I am happy to have finally found a program that helps now and will continue to help me for a long time to come.

Build Your Own Tools

Take a sneak peek at some of the coping techniques you’ll learn over the course of the program.


How to be more aware of your picking, by recognizing and understanding your behaviors.

Replacement Techniques

How to minimize picking by replacing it with alternative behavior.

Reduce Environmental Triggers

How to minimize picking by reducing triggers in your environment.


How to stop controlling your urges and start accepting them.


How to distance yourself from your thoughts and urges.

Goal Setting

Set life goals based on your values and learn to live your life to the fullest.

We’ve empowered clients all over the world to take control of their behaviors, and their life.

We’ve treated thousands of clients with body focused repetitive behaviors from over 20 different countries.
Our programs have been featured in the following publications:

Latest Client Reviews

When asking our clients for feedback, we ask these two questions:

  1. How do you sum up your experience with the program?
  2. Would you recommend it to others who suffer from excoriation disorder?

Here are the replies we get:

The way this program helped me to gain more cognizance of my skin picking issues was invaluable. I now possess the necessary confidence going forward to resist my urges to pick. I have made amazing strides since beginning the course. My skin is the clearest it has been in years! I would absolutely recommend SkinPick to other sufferers. I now realize how in control of my actions I am.

Past client, finished the program in November 2018

I liked how comprehensive the program was. I learned some new and very helpful viewpoints and practical tools to help me going forward. The sessions were easy to understand and follow. The best part was working one-on-one with my therapist online. She was helpful, knowledgeable, and encouraging. I felt like I could talk to her about anything. I would recommend this program because of its fresh approach and great insights.

Past client, finished the program in November 2018

To sum up, I think this program is very beneficial because it provides a deep, thorough and steady look into your skin picking behavior...but you can bring up and discuss all your obsessions and compulsions, past and present, in order to get a full picture and have as much information as possible...being able to be completely open and honest with somebody who understands this disorder is such a gift. Here, there's no stigma and severe OCD and OCD with skin picking wasn't this unheard of thing. I felt so comfortable with my therapist, Michaela, and she offered targeted questions that allowed me to really dig deep and think in a different, more beneficial way. Yes, I would recommend! I think the biggest takeaway from this program, for me, is that I am more aware of the harmful thoughts, the obsessions- I am able to halt those thoughts, even if for a second, couple seconds, I can pause the thoughts that can get so out of control and ruining. I was offered multiple strategy options and, now, I put more of an emphasis on challenging the thoughts about picking, challenging the cleanliness delusions, I do have more beneficial thoughts now as opposed to harmful ones. This program is just so in-depth and you can just say whatever is on your mind, whatever you're dealing with, whatever you're doing to your skin, you can say it, you can say your reasoning, you can be completely honest about how your brain works, the thoughts/delusions- how consuming it can get. Michaela offered a lot of unique, thought-provoking, discovery questions and had very enlightening insight. This program is a great concept and it's set-up/how it progresses makes sense- not too much all at once, a steady build-up- but it's not too little/not enough, either- not at all- there's always something to work towards which is very, very important. I found that even a little comment or suggestion helped me a lot and my thought processes were really broken down and addressed. Thank you so much- having this tool is profoundly beneficial.

Past client, finished the program in November 2018

I was desperate, insecure and jaded when I came across this program. I felt as though my dermatillomania behavior was so ingrained in me that I would have to deal with it for the rest of my life. I wasn’t sure if anything or anyone could help, but I was willing to try. I had nowhere else to turn. Nothing else was working. I knew I had to accept that this disorder was bigger than me and that I felt powerless over it in order to fully submerse myself in the healing journey. I had to come to terms with my vulnerabilities, perceived flaws, and my willingness to commit if I wanted results. This program gave me hope. I took a chance, and I’m so grateful for it. I have seen tangible results that excite and inspire me. My experience in this program has given me lifelong tools to repair the damage and control of dermatillomania. I am now equipped with the strength and perspective I need to conquer this self-destructive force. I have transformed my relationship with my skin, my feelings, my needs, and my belief in myself. This program is a blessing. If you’re struggling with a skin-picking disorder and ready for help, this program will gently guide you in a self-empowering and life-changing direction. You CAN conquer just have to keep taking steps toward change.

Past client, finished the program in November 2018

By the Numbers

Reduction in symptoms during the program
Percent of clients experience reduction in symptoms after just 3 sessions.
Percent of clients experience significant reduction in symptoms (>20%) by the end of the program
Percent of clients would recommend the program to others with the same condition

Stop Picking. Start Living.

Prior to joining this program, our average client had suffered from compulsive picking for 16 years. That's 5840 days of living with picking compulsions.
Are you ready to experience substantial reduction in your picking and see real improvements in your life in just a few short weeks?

100% Money Back Guarantee

We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied with our program, you can contact us for a full refund.

A word from one of our clients

I have recommended this program to three estheticians. I hope that they will share it with people who compulsively pick. I think that many people suffer from this behavior privately and feel a great deal of shame about it. I want to tell them there is help available which is both accessible and affordable. Sharing this information with others has been helpful to me, reducing shame and cultivating willingness to openly acknowledge and address the behavior. I started this program because I was hurting. This program and the therapist brought healing, understanding, and compassion for my own suffering and that of others. There is a way to end the suffering caused by skin picking. I hope others will discover it and give themselves the gift of healing, self-forgiveness, and constructive action that can be found through this program. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

Traditional therapy costs around $150 for a single session.

SkinPick offers unlimited access to your therapist over the course of the program for less than the price of two traditional visits.

One time fee

Normal price: $400

Limited offer: $239

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