Hoarder clean up is so difficult, because you are dealing with many different kinds of personalities and behavior. Every hoarder has a different story to tell.
Christiana Bratiotis on Hoarding – She is the author of The Hoarding Handbook. In this audio interview, she explains about understanding hoarders. Is hoarding always harmful, or is there a controlled form of hoarding? How hoarding affects seniors much more. Learn why animal hoarders have a good intention and heart.
Source: CJOB.com | Geoff Currier
People joke that I’m a hoarder, and I’m only mostly sure when I say I’m not. I see friends whose coffee tables are clutter free (even flawlessly styled!), who throw just the necessities into a tiny overnight bag. Who don’t have a drawer under their beds that’s basically a CVS aisle. When I really stop and take notice, I start to wonder, Are they right? Is my penchant for saving a sign of a clinical problem?
At times, there are people who hoard for a good cause. These people collect things to give to those who actually need them. So, if someone collects items to give to others, we cannot classify that as hoarding.
There are suitcases piled to the ceiling of the detached shed, dishes in boxes and bags of clothes. And every piece is for someone else.
Callahan is a volunteer for many programs, but much of her time goes toward the Foster Child Resource Project, a group founded by Gina Radocchio to help teens who are aging out of foster programs. More than a decade ago, Radocchio started the program after hearing that the teens were given trash bags to collect their belongings as they turned 18. There are suitcases piled to the ceiling of the detached shed, dishes in boxes and bags of clothes. And every piece is for someone else.
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