Sherrie Mansfield Vavrichek, LCSW-C, is a senior clinician at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington. She specializes in CBT for body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) and a wide range of clinical problems. She integrates mindfulness, meditation, and Buddhist philosophy in her CBT practice and in her life. She is author of The Guide to Compassionate Assertiveness, and coauthor of The Hair Pulling “Habit” and You. She has presented at national conferences on numerous mental health topics, including compassionate assertiveness.