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National Association of Professional Organizers |
Find a professional organizer near you.

National Association of Senior Move Managers |
For assistance helping older adults and their families downsize, relocate or modify their homes.

National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization |
For various resources on combating clutter. This non-profit organization features fact sheets, a clutter-hoarding scale for professional organizers to help assess their clients, and a questionnaire to determine if someone is a chronic disorganizer. Chronic disorganization is defined by the group as ongoing (chronic), interfering with the ability to get things done or with relationships, and a history of failed self help.

Vickie Dellaquila | [email protected]
Certified professional organizer and author of Don't Toss My Memories in the Trash.

University of New Mexico Researcher Dr. Catherine Roster | [email protected]
Dr. Roster is a clutter researcher who serves as research director for The National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization. She is currently working on a clutter self-assessment tool that will help clutter collectors get to the root of their issues.

University of Kansas Professor Dr. David Ekerdt | [email protected]
Dr. Ekerdt is coordinating a "household moves" project to determine the role that possessions play in older people's housing decisions.

Katherine "Kit" Anderson, CPO-CD | [email protected]
President of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization.

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Last revised: December 15, 2010

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