Resources

Buried in Treasures – David Tolin Randy Frost Gail Steketee

Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee is playful. It refers to “good guys,” positive habits for controlling hoarding impulses, and “bad guys,” negative habits exacerbating hoarding. There are jokes scattered among the pages. It’s well-written – there are passages that are…

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Treatment for Hoarding Disorder – Gail Steketee & Randy O Frost

The Treatment for Hoarding Disorder Workbook by Gail Steketee and Randy O. Frost, one publication in the Treatments That Work catalog of Oxford University Press, is, ideally, a tool used collaboratively by a person with hoarding disorder and his/her clinician to allow the afflicted client and the clinician to tailor treatment as concretely as possible…

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Digging Out – Start with Forgiving

Hoarded room Casual Uncluttering project

Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding & Compulsive Acquiring by Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. and Tamara L. Hartl, Ph.D. offers a methodical, scrupulous, comprehensive and clinically-developed program for a support team to attempt to help a person with hoarding disorder clear his or her environment to an extent which will make that…

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Fugen Neziroglu and the Bio-Behavioral Institute

Dr. Fugen Neziroglu and colleagues at her Bio-Behavioral Institute in Great Neck, NY, USA wrote Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why You Save and How You Can Stop in 2004. Her book is tremendous potential self-help for people who suspect they have, or know they have, hoarding disorder. She offers step-by-step, carefully designed, vigorously tested, achievable exercises…

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Unintended Consequences for Casual Uncluttering LLC

Many hours of unexpected studying later – amazing what happens to your schedule when you have unanticipated pet-sitting thrust on you – a marvelous result appears – an even more comprehensive Neurodiversity Resources page on the Casual Uncluttering LLC website. I hope you find value. Lauren Williams, Certified Professional Organizer(R)

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Neurodiversity Resources

It’s HERE. I’m elated to introduce a newly-reminted Resources page on my website. What had been devoted to ADD/ADHD is now a brief introduction to materials concerning three prominent expressions of brain-based neurodiversity: ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, and Executive Functioning Disorder. It’s my hope that these will provide people with a starting point for research into their…

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How to Become a Professional Organizer

Seven of my colleagues and I contributed to this blog post. And as much as it is a GREAT launching point for “how-to,” it’s also a persuasive set of arguments for why someone needs to hire a professional… Lost count of how many times we mention National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals and strongly urge people…

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Duck Daze Parade – University Place

ducks crossing a road

I’m not entirely selfless when I do things like create my two new Casual Uncluttering webpages, one about LGBTQ resources and one about resources for Seniors, or post details about a June 1, 2019 shred event in University Place. I merrily admit I enjoy the hunt for new places, new things to do. Mossyrock, WA,…

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Friendly Reminder – Casual Uncluttering LLC pages evolve

Hello Casual Uncluttering LLC audience!!! I’ve added a referral or two to my ADD page. I’m adding two new pages entirely by the end of next week. The Events Calendar is refreshed as often as I can find useful events. Whenever I’m giving a public talk, you’ll see it on my Workshops and Talks page.…

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Casual Uncluttering LLC interview The SOS Show w James Lott Jr.

Casual Uncluttering LLC James Lott Jr The SOS Show

It’s live!!!!! Lauren Williams, Casual Uncluttering LLC interview on The SOS Show with James Lott Jr. April 21, 2019 Episode  Apple Podcast Spreaker iHeartRADIO Please listen in to this free-roaming exchange about my training, my emotional connection to the Professional Organizing industry, my clients and much much more. I am insufferably, immeasurably, supremely, obnoxiously,…

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