Resources for People with Hoarding/Chronic Disorganization


For therapists trained in treating hoarding/OCD/chronic disorganization,

the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation carries a comprehensive list by city.


Support Groups:

Clutterers Anonymous:

                    A 12-step based program to help clutterers

They have links to in-person as well as meetings by phone


In Chicago, for people with OCD:


Clutterless Peer-Led Support Groups:



Online Support Groups:

For a list of online OCD Support Groups go to:

Children of Hoarders:



Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding by David F. Tolin,        

                    Randy O. Frost, and Gail Steketee (2007)

Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Prof. Gail Steketee Ph.D. and Prof.        

                    Randy Frost Ph.D. (2011)

Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring: Workbook (Treatments That Work) by Gail Steketee    

                    and Randy Frost (2006)

Clear your Clutter with Feng Shui, by Karen Kingston (An inspiring read, even if you’re not into Feng Shui)

Stop Clutter From Stealing Your Life: Discover Why You Clutter and How You Can Stop by Mike Nelson


OCD Chicago:


OC Foundation:


Book recommendations from OCD Chicago:


Book recommendations from OC Foundation:





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