Home » Products » Battling Hoarding: When the Piles Take Over
_1000479_head0001

Battling Hoarding: When the Piles Take Over

$25.00

Nancy A. Kluge, Ph.D., LCPC, explores the psychology of hoarding behavior and offers strategies for intervention and treatment.

Product Description

Overview

Reality television tells us hoarding intervention and recovery is easy: just clear away the clutter and move on. Those of us living with a hoarder or struggling with our own hoarding tendencies know the reality is far more complicated. Nancy A. Kluge, Ph.D., LCPC, explores the psychology of hoarding behavior and offers strategies for intervention and treatment.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Learn to distinguish hoarding from collecting or “being messy;”
  2. Gain insight into the thoughts and feelings of the hoarder and what he or she is trying to accomplish through this behavior; and
  3. Identify treatment options and ways to support a hoarder during the treatment process.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. What are my biases about hoarding behavior from popular culture? From my own experience?
  2. How should I respond to someone who is struggling with this issue?