Posts Tagged: hoarding

Tips for Living with Hoarding during the Holidays

It’s the holiday season, and Christmas is fast approaching. If you struggle with hoarding behaviors then you might find this time of year to not only be exciting, but also quite challenging.  Hoarding disorder (HD), recognized since 2013 as its own condition rather than a subtype of OCD, is a problem that afflicts millions of… Read more »

In the News: When things become too much: How to help a hoarder

In a recent Chicago Tribune feature by Alison Bowen, married couple Bec and Lee Shuer share the steps they took to manage Lee’s hoarding disorder. In the article, Lee discusses how hoarding impacted his life, and how with support from Bec, he was able to overcome his disorder, and eventually offer help to others. When Bec and Lee Shuer… Read more »

All about the Annual Hoarding Meeting: An Interview with Gail & Randy

We are excited to announce that for the second year in a row, we will be holding the Annual Hoarding Meeting at the IOCDF’s Annual OCD Conference. The 2nd Annual Hoarding Meeting provides critical information to individuals, families, and loved ones affected by hoarding disorder, with the goal of improving access to effective and compassionate… Read more »

What it’s like to attend the IOCDF Conference—A firsthand perspective

In addition to highlighting the presenters who will be at this year’s conference, we also want this blog to highlight the point of view of conference attendees.  Paula Kotakis from San Francisco, CA, has been going to IOCDF conferences for nearly 16 years. She is also an active member of the online OCD community, moderating… Read more »