Hoarding affects millions of people in the United States and around the world. The families and communities that are also impacted increase that number exponentially. People who hoard need understanding and compassion as they work to make change in their lives. Zen of Hoarding offers insights that can be helpful for mental health professionals, professional organizers, social workers, and others who work with people who hoard. This book provides a glimpse into the challenges faced by people who hoard which can offer understanding for professionals to more effectively provide help and compassion. If you have only 5 minutes each day, you will find the short passages to be informative and accessible. The author not only offers practical advice but also provides support and encouragement, hope that change is possible. I recommend this book to people who hoard and their family members. I believe you will find insights that will help you make positive change in your life.
---Janet Yeats, Co-founder, The Hoarding Project