Hoarding

Help, my Loved One is a Hoarder

Help, my Loved One is a Hoarder

The popular television programs featuring individuals with excessive clutter have resulted in many people now being labeled as “hoarders.” How can you know if your loved one is a hoarder? The clinical definition of hoarding is: Persistent difficulty parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value. Difficulty is due to a perceived need to save the items and the distress associated...

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Nikki Works with a Professional Organizer pt8

Nikki is ready to start calling the Professional Organizers she thinks might be a good match for her. Because she suspects she is chronically disorganized, she looked at each Professional Organizer’s credentials to see if they had education and experience in working with clients with like her. She has a list of questions she wants each Professional Organizer to answer so she can compare them.

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Nikki Works with a Professional Organizer pt6

Nikki has decided to hire a Professional Organizer to help her with her clutter. She has been looking at the Institute For Challenging Disorganization – Clutter-Hoarding Scale (CHS). Her disorganization hasn’t reached the hoarding stage, at least she hopes not.

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Nikki Works with a Professional Organizer pt5

Nikki has decided to hire a Professional Organizer to help her with her clutter. She is trying to determine her level of disorganization, so she can hire a Professional Organizer with the right skills and experience to help her.

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Nikki Works with a Professional Organizer pt4

Is Nikki’s disorganization situational or chronic? What’s the difference?

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