These references are starting points only and are not an endorsement of any particular product, methodology or provider. And I offer my appreciation to my Institute for Challenging Disorganization and National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals colleagues for this compilation as well: many of these references come from them.

International Resources

Bio-Behavioral Institute
935 Northern Blvd. ~ Suite 102, Great Neck, NY 11021
516-487-7116

International OCD Foundation: Hoarding

Institute for Challenging Disorganization
2650 S. Hanley Rd, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63144
314-416-2236

National Resources

Washington State Resources

Terina Bainter
Clutter Cutters, LLC
253-604-4963
Terina@ClutterCuttersWA.com

Karen Hallis
Organized Change
POB 1804
Poulsbo, WA 98370-0255
360-779-0000
Karen@karenhallis.com

Sheila Perreault
Blue Nest Home, LLC
POB 1242
Silverdale, WA  98383-1242
360-403-0422
info@bluenesthome.com

Sheila Taylor
Clutter Controllers LLC
360-917-9004

Lauren Williams
Casual Uncluttering LLC
POB 2448
Woodinville WA 98034
425-947-3976
Lauren@casualuncluttering.com

Bio Clean, Inc.
888-651-1080
support@biocleanwa.com

Northwest Relationships/The Hoarding Project
621 Pacific Avenue, Suite 300
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-292-1216
Fax: 206-299-3272
info@northwestrelationships.com

ServiceMaster Restore

The Pierce County Hoarding Task Force

Books

Terina Bainter, Clutter Cutters, one of the country's most compassionate experts on hoarding disorder and one of my heroes, recommends these books:

Buried In Treasures

Digging Out

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding

Stuff

The Glass Castle

The Secret Lives of Hoarders I've read this, and Matt Paxton is another of my heroes. This is my review.

I recommend Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why You Save and How You Can Stop. Here is my opinion.

I recommend these movies:

Clutter Here's my review.

Grey Gardens I wrote a review.

Hello, My Name is Doris This is my review.

Stuffed, which I've reviewed.

My Mother's Garden - this is very difficult to find, but worth the search. I watched it by chance: my opinion is here.

That Summer I had to write a review.

The Beales of Grey Gardens This is my review.