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. I also have a YouTube channel for visually- and verbally-oriented resources.

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

I recommend

Color to Declutter by Jean Prominski

 

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

Buried In Treasure

Digging Out

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding

The Secret Lives of Hoarders

Terina also recommends

Stuff

The Glass Castle

 

I recommend these movies:

Clutter Here's my review.

Grey Gardens  Read my criticism.

Hello, My Name is Doris  Loved it!

Stuffed, and I've got it analyzed.

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 talk about it.

The Beales of Grey Gardens This is my review.

 

TV shows - WITH PREJUDICE - see why I say so here

Confessions: Animal Hoarding

Hoarders

Hoarding: Buried Alive