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Chronic Disorganisation & Hoarding Specialist

About Us

Chronic Disorganisation is defined by Judith Kolberg as "the result of the bad fit between people who organise unconventionally and the very conventional organising methods which exist for them to use." Chronic disorganisation may be caused by a number of different factors, including neurological conditions, mental health issues, and addictions.

Life events such as bereavement, moving home, or becoming a full-time carer can sometimes create situational disorganisation and people find themselves in clutter or chaos for a period of time.
We can work with you and help to identify solutions, strategies, resources and relief from this temporary situation.

Coaching is rapidly gaining worldwide acceptance as part of a comprehensive treatment program for the increasing numbers of adults diagnosed with ADH/D. Coaching is a collaborative process in which the coach and client work together to help the client reach his or her potential. We support clients to create a ‘life that fits’ - by not trying to fit square pegs into round holes!

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Life-Pod level 1 training1

Hoarding Awareness

1 day course
Life-Pod Level 2 training2

Helping People Who Hoard

2 day course
Life-Pod Level 3 training3

CD/HD Practitioner

Life-Pod MI training4

Introduction to MI

2 day course
  • This is a really refreshing course to attend. I feel it has been well prepared and thoroughly researched. Facilitator is clearly passionate and committed. Pitched at a good level for social work staff.
    The City of Edinburgh Council
  • A very enjoyable and worthwhile training session. I will take back a more effective way to approach various hoarding issues within my service.
  • I found the training session extremely useful - it gave me a greater understanding of hoarding and how to support someone with hoarding behaviours in their home.
    Carr Gomm
  • I have to say that this is some of the best training I have ever had. The quality of handouts was excellent and really addressed the issues of psychology behind hoarding and how to approach interventions.
    The City of Edinburgh Council

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Meet The Team

Linda Fay

founding director

07421 329 380

Netta Maciver

support manager

07421 329 360

Sue Hudson-Craufurd

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Diane Finnie

non-executive board member

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