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Hoarding is a serious pathological condition. Hoarders' therapists have recommended treatments and facilities based on the specific needs of the patients who participate.


Dealing with Hoarding Disorder During a Pandemic

Hoarding: The Basics from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Information about Hoarding Disorders from the International OCD Foundation

Help with Hoarding Disorder: From the American Psychiatric Association

Steri-Clean "Hoarder Helpers"
Cory Chalmers (Founder)

National Association of Professional Organizers

Matt Paxton, Downsizing and Cleaning Expert

Dr. Darnita L. Payden
Owner/Executive Director/Life Management Specialist
Dr. DClutter™ Life Management

DorothyTheOrganizer, LLC
Dorothy Breininger (President and Founder, Hoarder's Producer)

Phone: 909-345-7320

Metropolitian Organizing®, LLC
Geralin Thomas, CPO-CD (Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization)

Standolyn Robertson
Certified Professional Organizer

Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist
Phone: 781-893-8477


The Anxiety Treatment Center - Sacramento, CA
Robin Zasio, Psy.D., LCSW (Owner/Director/Licensed Clinical Psychologist)

Phone: 916-366-0647

Behavior Therapy Associates, LLP - Albuqerque, NM
David Kutz, Ph.D

Phone: 505-903-3106

The Center for Emotional Health of Greater Philadelphia, LLC
Marla W. Deibler, Psy.D., (Director, Licensed Clinical Psychologist)

The Institute of Living - Anxiety Disorders Center at Hartford Hospital Hartford, CT
David Tolin, Ph.D; Elizabeth Moore, Ph.D; Scott Hannan, Ph.D

Phone: 860-545-7685

Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment, P.A.
Phone: 913-649-8820 x1 Fax: 913-649-8823

Lakeside Center for Behavioral Change - Fargo, ND
Renae M. Reinardy, Ph.D
Phone: 701-356-1047

The Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute of Greater New Orleans
Suzanne Chabaud, Ph.D

Phone: 504-915-9590

San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy
Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D

Phone: 510-562-4455

Panic / Anxiety / Recovery Center (PARC), Chicago, IL - Mark A. Pfeffer, M.S., MFT (Director, PARC / Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)
Phone: 312-642-7952


Cats Rescued by Hoarders: A no kill shelter in Maryland saved over 30 cats from past Hoarders shoots. If you'd like to support the shelter, their contact information is:

Chesapeake Feline Association, Inc.
410-920-1831 (For Cat Adoptions)
PO BOX 925
Perryville, MD 21903
Chesapeake Feline Association

Dogs Rescued by Hoarders: Six No Kill Shelters stepped forward to rescue 27 dogs from a past Hoarders shoots. If you are interested in supporting the shelters, their contact information is as follows:

Dag's House
Kim Dudek & Stacey Chiasson
Phone: 504-218-7271

SOS Rescue
Andrea LaFaver
Phone: 225-346-4211

Phone: 225-485-9200

Zues' Place
Michelle Ingram
Phone: 504-231-7865

APAWS (Special needs dog available)
Diane Amoroso
Phone: 225-343-0303

LAPAWS (Dogs available who are being treated for heart worms)
Phone: 337-478-PAW4


The Humane Society of the United States
2100 L St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Phone: 202-452-1100 Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST

North Star Rescue
P.O. Box 537
Diablo, CA 94528


International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation
Hoarding Center
Phone: 617-973-5801

Children of Hoarders

Cory Chalmer's Online Hoarding Support Group


Stuff Your Face or Face Your Stuff (Paperback)
Dorothy Breininger (2013), Health Communications Inc: Deerfield Beach, FL

Saving Our Parents (DVD)
Dorothy Breininger and Debby Bitticks, Delphi Health Products, Inc.

Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring (Paperback)
Tompkins, M.A., & Hartl, T.L. (2009), New Harbinger: Oakland, CA

Information About Compulsive Hoarding (DVD)
Renae M. Reinardy PsyD, Ingica Productions

The Secret Lives of Hoarders: True Stories of Tackling Extreme Clutter (Paperback)
Matt Paxton, Phaedra Hise

The Hoarder in You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life (Paperback)
Dr. Robin Zasio