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General Information

Hoarding Fact Sheet

Health & Safety Issues

Readiness to Change Questionnaire
How to Talk to Someone with a Hoarding Problem

Hoarding Intervention Essentials

Hoarding Best Practices Guide
Massachusetts Local Hoarding Task Forces

Understanding Motivational Interviewing

Sorting, Categorizing, and Organizing Guide

Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Hoarding

Elements that Contribute to Hoarding Problems of Acquiring, Saving, and Clutter

Measuring Hoarding Severity

Clutter Image Rating (CIR)

Hoarding Rating Scale (HRS)

Saving Inventory - Revised (SI-R)

Hoarding Interview

HOMES Multidisciplinary Risk Assessment

Home Environment Index

Structured Interview for Hoarding Disorder (SIHD)

Diagnostic Interview for Anxiety, Mood, and OCD and Related Neuropsychiatric Disorders (DIAMOND)

UCLA Hoarding Severity Scale (UHSS)

Compulsive Acquisition Scale (CAS)

Environmental Cleanliness and Clutter Scale


MassHousing Hoarding Resources

Mutual Support Consulting

Clutterers Anonymous
Institute for Challenging Disorganization
IOCDF Hoarding Center
National Association of Professional Organizers
Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium

Web Apps

Clutter Image Rating - Apple


DSM-5-TR (American Psychological Association, 2022)

Hoarding: What Everyone Needs to Know (Steketee & Bratiotis, 2020)

CBT for Hoarding Disorder: A Group Therapy Program Workbook (Tolin, Worden, Wootton, & Gilliam, 2017)

CBT for Hoarding Disorder: A Group Therapy Program Therapist's Guide (Tolin, Worden, Wootton, Gilliam, 2017)

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life (Kolberg & Nadeau, 2016)

Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding (Tolin, Frost, & Steketee, 2014)

Treatment for Hoarding Disorder (Steketee & Frost, 2014)

Treatment for Hoarding Disorder Workbook (Steketee & Frost, 2014)

Group Treatment for Hoarding Disorder - Therapist Guide (Muroff, Underwood, & Steketee, 2014)

Children of Hoarders: How to Minimize Conflict, Reduce the Clutter, and Improve Your Relationship (Neziroglu & Donnelly, 2013)

Severe Domestic Squalor (Snowdon, Halliday, & Banerjee, 2012)
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things (Steketee & Frost, 2011)

The Hoarder in You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life, 2012 (Zasio, 2012)

The Hoarding Handbook: A Guide for Human Service Professionals (Bratiotis, Schmalisch, & Steketee, 2011)

Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring (Tompkins, 2009)

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why You Save and How You Can Stop (Bubrick, Neziroglu, 2004)

Resources for Professionals

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