The label “hoarder” is often thrown around in society as a way to poke fun at someone or to point out excessive clutter. But hoarding is, in fact, a very serious and overwhelming condition that affects somewhere between 10 to 15 million Americans. Author, therapist and hoarding expert Elaine Birchall joins host Prentiss Pemberton for a discussion about the causes, consequences and treatment of this stigmatized mental health condition.
HOST: Prentiss Pemberton
- Elaine Birchall, co-author, Conquer the Clutter
- Elaine Birchall’s website: https://www.hoarding.ca/
- What is hoarding disorder?
- International OCD Foundation: What is compulsive hoarding?
- Treating people with hoarding disorder
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