Great resources: fact sheets

I have just returned from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization annual conference, full of motivation, inspiration, and a whole lot of fabulous information.

The mission of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) is to benefit people affected by chronic disorganization. The ICD explores, develops, and communicates information, organizing techniques, and solutions to professional organizers, related professionals, and the public.

(- the ICD guide, 2012)

If you would like to learn more about chronic disorganization, check out the free fact sheets available to the public.

Topics include:

Are You Chronically Disorganized?

This fact sheet presents 21 questions to determine if you are chronically disorganized.

Are you Situationally Disorganized?

This fact sheet presents 10 situations that may bring on some of the symptoms of chronic disorganization.

Common Characteristics of Individuals Challenged by Chronic Disorganization

This fact sheet checklist explains some of the common characteristics of CD and organization issues at home and work.

Factors Associated with Disorganization

This fact sheet lists conditions commonly associated with chronic disorganization.

Time Management for the Chronically Disorganized

This fact sheet gives some suggestions to help manage time.

Tips for Overcoming Procrastination for the Chronically Disorganized Individual or Household

This fact sheet gives some suggestions to help with procrastination in the client challenged with chronic disorganization.

Tips for Communicating with the Chronically Disorganized

This fact sheet presents some techniques and strategies for effectively and successfully communicating with individuals who may be challenged with chronic disorganization.

Should I Hire a Professional Organizer or Work with a Friend?

This fact sheet gives chronically disorganized individuals some tips in selecting either a friend or professional organizer to assist them with the decluttering process.

How Do I Find a Professional Organizer That’s Right For Me?

This fact sheet will provide some questions and ideas to consider when searching for a professional organizer that will fit your needs.

Readiness for Change

Are you organizationally challenged and ready for change? Identifying where you are on the path to change will give you insight throughout the process.

Collaborative Therapy for Clutter Management©

Collaborative Therapy (CT) is emerging as a model to address the blended and often complex needs of those who struggle with cluttering or compulsive hoarding.


All these and more may be found at the website

There is also a link to the website at the bottom of this page.

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