Resources

Book List:
Gail Steketee, Randy O. Frost (Authors), Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring Workbook, Oxford University Press, 2007.
Gail Steketee, Randy O. Frost (Authors), Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring, Therapist Guide , Oxford University Press, 2007.
Fugen Neziroglu, Ph.D., ABBP, Jerome Bubrick, Ph. D., Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias, MD (Authors), Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding, New Harbinger Publications 2004.
David F. Tolin, Gail Steketee, Randy O. Frost (Authors) Buried in Treasures
Julie Morgenstern (Author), Organizing from the Inside Out, 2004
Kingston Karen, (Author), Clear your Clutter with Feng Shui, Broadway Books, 1999.
Katherine Gibson, (Author), Unclutter Your Life Transforming Your Physical, Mental and Emotional Space, 2004
Peter Walsh, (Author), Its All Too Much: An Easy Plan For Living A Richer Life With Less Stuff, 2007
Randy O. Frost & Gail Steketee (Authors), Stuff, Compulsive Hoarding and the meaning of things, 2010

For Family Members:  Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. Tamara L. Hartl, PhD Foreward by Randy O. Frost, Ph.D., & Gail Steketee, Ph.D. Digging Out, Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding and Compulsive Acquiring

Other Clutter Clearing Resources:

CMHA Middlesex offers an eight week Clearing Clutter Support Group  three to four times per year.  This group is for individuals who are motivated to look underneath the clutter and begin to move the clutter that is keeping them stuck in their lives.  This group will help individuals to make progress with their home and life.  Participants are struggling with chronic disorganization/hoarding issues.  This group looks at what is underneath the clutter through exercises, homework and weekly challenges.  Contact Kim at 519-679-9570 x27 or Kara at 519-668-0628 x350

Clutter Clearers’ Peer Circle – Ongoing weekly support for those who have completed the Eight Week Clearing Clutter Support Group.

CMHA Middlesex offers a junk removal service “Impact Junk Solutions” which is very environmentally friendly and employs CMHA clients. 519-808-5237. They also help individuals who are moving into a new apartment and in need of furniture.

Alchemy Junk  http://alchemyjunk.com/offers a sustainable junk removal service that specializes in landfill diversion.  Prices on website 519-702-2466

One on one counselling (sliding scale fee) Family Service Thames Valley 519-433-0183 and Daya Counselling Centre 519-434-0077

London Fire Department will come out to do an assessment, issue an order and/or help to motivate an individual to get some help.

London VHA Home Health Care 633 Colborne St. www.vha.ca – Extreme Cleaning for people who are vulnerable, low income individuals under threat of eviction due to unsanitary condition of their home.  This is a free service for eligible clients living in London. 1-888-314-6622 x 4349 for more information or to make a referral.

One to one support with a volunteer may be available through VHA.

VON Home Help 519-659-2273 Low cost help for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities https://vonmiddlesexelgin.ca/home-help-program

Professional Organizers available through Professional Organizers of Canada – check out their website to find an organizer in your area.

Free resources available from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization https://www.challengingdisorganization.org

Please let me know if any of these resources need to be updated or if you have further resources that should be on this list I will happily add them.  Thank you so much and Happy Decluttering!!