Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Assessing Hoarding Problems Chapter 3 Developing Your Personal Hoarding Model Chapter 4 Planning Your Treatment Chapter 5 Reducing Acquiring Chapter 6 Skills Training Chapter 7 Making Decisions about Saving and Discarding Chapter 8 Changing Beliefs: Thinking Your Way Out of the Hoarding Box Chapter 9 Maintaining Your Gains Appendix Forms 1. Personal Session Form (chapter 2) 2. Instructions for Coaches (chapter 2) 3. Scoring Key for Assessments (chapters 2 & 9) 4. Brief Thought Record (chapter 3) 5. Hoarding Model (chapter 3) 6. Practice Form (chapter 4) 7. Downward Arrow Form (chapter 4) 8. Acquiring Questions Form (chapter 5) 9. Task List (chapter 6) 10. Personal Organizing Form (chapter 6) 11. Preparing for Organizing Form (chapter 6) 12. Thought Listing Exercise Form (chapter 7) 13. Questions About Possessions Form (chapter 7) 14. Behavioral Experiment Form (chapter 7) 15. Thought Record Form (chapter 8) About the Authors Index
Dr. Gail Steketee is Dean and Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work. Her scholarly work has focused on developing and testing treatments for obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, especially hoarding symptoms in recent years. Dr. Steketee has published over 200 articles and chapters, and over a dozen books on these topics, including therapist guides, client workbooks, edited volumes, and self-help books on hoarding and related conditions. She gives frequent lectures, workshops, and media interviews on hoarding and related conditions to professional and public audiences in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Randy O. Frost is the Israel Professor of Psychology at Smith College and an international expert on hoarding and related phenomena. He has published over 150 scientific articles and book chapters on these topics. Dr. Frost has co-authored several books on hoarding and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in innovation, treatment, and research in the field of hoarding and cluttering by the Mental Health Association of San Francisco. He gives frequent lectures, workshops, and media interviews on the topic of hoarding and related conditions.