Canadian mental health advocate Angela Hartlin is a leading voice in educating the public about Excoriation Disorder (aka, “Dermatillomania”). She has been actively involved with the only two organizations in the world that deal specifically with skin picking and other Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors: TLC Foundation for BFRBs and Canadian BFRB Support Network (CBSN). She is the author of the memoir FOREVER MARKED: A Dermatillomania Diary, star of the 2015 documentary Scars of Shame, and has been featured in the media over 35 times through newspapers/ magazines, news stations, and mental health community sites.
After appearing on “The Doctors” Angela received help from Karen Pickett and is currently finishing the draft of her upcoming book about Dermatillomania recovery. She is currently living with her husband and continues to be an advocate by spreading awareness in order to remove stigmas surrounding mental health. Angela has dedicated her life to erasing the stigma associated with BFRBs while pursuing new avenues of raising worldwide awareness.