Hoarding Therapists in Washington, DC

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Stephen Holland
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009
I am Founder and Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Since 2003, the Institute has been a leading provider of research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
I am Founder and Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Since 2003, the Institute has been a leading provider of research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
(202) 759-2884 View (202) 759-2884
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Stephanie Woodrow
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20006
My areas of expertise are: Anxiety Disorders (Specific Phobia, Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety, Illness Anxiety); Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders (OCD, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding, Trichotillomania, Excoriation); and Tic Disorders (Tourette's, Motor/Vocal Tic Disorder).
Anxiety is a normal emotion. Without it, we wouldn't prepare for job interviews, study for tests, or move out of the way of an oncoming car. But for some, anxiety becomes overwhelming & interferes with daily living. When anxiety becomes maladaptive it can be distressing, scary & embarrassing. The good news is anxiety disorders are treatable. I work with individuals struggling with anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder & related problems from a cognitive behavioral perspective. My goal is to work collaboratively with patients to help them achieve their individual goals, and live full & productive lives.
My areas of expertise are: Anxiety Disorders (Specific Phobia, Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety, Illness Anxiety); Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders (OCD, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding, Trichotillomania, Excoriation); and Tic Disorders (Tourette's, Motor/Vocal Tic Disorder).
Anxiety is a normal emotion. Without it, we wouldn't prepare for job interviews, study for tests, or move out of the way of an oncoming car. But for some, anxiety becomes overwhelming & interferes with daily living. When anxiety becomes maladaptive it can be distressing, scary & embarrassing. The good news is anxiety disorders are treatable. I work with individuals struggling with anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder & related problems from a cognitive behavioral perspective. My goal is to work collaboratively with patients to help them achieve their individual goals, and live full & productive lives.
(202) 980-3371 View (202) 980-3371
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Janine Donnelly
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20018
I also have specialized training in Hoarding Disorder/chronic disorganization, OCD, learning differences and ADHD.
While starting therapy may seem daunting, I offer a warm, nonjudgmental space in which I help my clients rediscover clarity and joy. I use compassion and humor to help clients move through pain and worry, and become more fully present in their lives, relationships, and community. I strive to meet my clients with empathy and authenticity, backed up by over twenty-five years of experience and a commitment to research-based methods. Being trained as a social worker means that I strive to understand the complex web of personal, relational, and systemic challenges that can impact clients' well-being.
I also have specialized training in Hoarding Disorder/chronic disorganization, OCD, learning differences and ADHD.
While starting therapy may seem daunting, I offer a warm, nonjudgmental space in which I help my clients rediscover clarity and joy. I use compassion and humor to help clients move through pain and worry, and become more fully present in their lives, relationships, and community. I strive to meet my clients with empathy and authenticity, backed up by over twenty-five years of experience and a commitment to research-based methods. Being trained as a social worker means that I strive to understand the complex web of personal, relational, and systemic challenges that can impact clients' well-being.
(240) 232-2738 View (240) 232-2738
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Capital Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
(202) 759-2873 x15 View (202) 759-2873 x15
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Vanessa Duran - NOCD
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20002  (Online Only)
The most important aspect of treatment is having someone you can talk to, feel comfortable with, and trust. Establishing that therapeutic alliance is my number one priority. Originally, I worked at a dialysis clinic, helping patients with insurance issues. I found that I really liked sitting chairside with people, listening to their stories, understanding their day-to-day challenges, and finding ways to help them. This experience made me realize that therapy was my calling, and I decided to pursue it as a profession. At NOCD, my team and I specialize in providing evidence-based treatment for OCD.
The most important aspect of treatment is having someone you can talk to, feel comfortable with, and trust. Establishing that therapeutic alliance is my number one priority. Originally, I worked at a dialysis clinic, helping patients with insurance issues. I found that I really liked sitting chairside with people, listening to their stories, understanding their day-to-day challenges, and finding ways to help them. This experience made me realize that therapy was my calling, and I decided to pursue it as a profession. At NOCD, my team and I specialize in providing evidence-based treatment for OCD.
(959) 245-5163 View (959) 245-5163
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Elana Hoffman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20010  (Online Only)
I love working with couples and individuals with difficulty in romantic relationships (i.e. sexual issues, communication, infidelity, divorce), adults who come from dysfunctional childhoods, as well as those with anxiety, impulsivity, and addiction. I also enjoy working with those in non-traditional romantic relationships (i.e. ethically non-monogamous, polyamorous). I am LGBTQIA- affirming and sex positive. I work best with clients who are engaged, thoughtful, and motivated for change. My style is empathic and direct, with a sense of humor. I believe strongly in the therapeutic alliance and the client/therapist fit.
I love working with couples and individuals with difficulty in romantic relationships (i.e. sexual issues, communication, infidelity, divorce), adults who come from dysfunctional childhoods, as well as those with anxiety, impulsivity, and addiction. I also enjoy working with those in non-traditional romantic relationships (i.e. ethically non-monogamous, polyamorous). I am LGBTQIA- affirming and sex positive. I work best with clients who are engaged, thoughtful, and motivated for change. My style is empathic and direct, with a sense of humor. I believe strongly in the therapeutic alliance and the client/therapist fit.
(202) 793-8669 View (202) 793-8669
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Faith G Lewis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, Cert, Analyst
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20011
30+ years practicing clinical psychotherapy /psychoanalysis, I especially loving working with: young adults, couples, adolescents & their families .....I am French bi-lingual and work in French with some clients; I have lived, and loved living in, France and in the Third World ..... Two offices: DC and Falls Church, VA...... Work some evenings....
30+ years practicing clinical psychotherapy /psychoanalysis, I especially loving working with: young adults, couples, adolescents & their families .....I am French bi-lingual and work in French with some clients; I have lived, and loved living in, France and in the Third World ..... Two offices: DC and Falls Church, VA...... Work some evenings....
(202) 499-7682 View (202) 499-7682
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Nisha Sachdev
Psychologist, PsyD, DrPH
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing challenging times? Do you feel stuck, sad, overwhelmed, or anxious? Do you feel like you need a space to process your thoughts and feelings? Working together, I can help you develop effective coping skills, improve your ability to communicate feelings and needs, and increase insight into your behavior. This will help strengthen your self-love and self-care. Through utilizing an approach centered around encouragement and support, I will help you explore the connection between your past and current experiences, environment, and/or behaviors that might be hindering you from reaching your fullest potential.
Are you experiencing challenging times? Do you feel stuck, sad, overwhelmed, or anxious? Do you feel like you need a space to process your thoughts and feelings? Working together, I can help you develop effective coping skills, improve your ability to communicate feelings and needs, and increase insight into your behavior. This will help strengthen your self-love and self-care. Through utilizing an approach centered around encouragement and support, I will help you explore the connection between your past and current experiences, environment, and/or behaviors that might be hindering you from reaching your fullest potential.
(202) 951-7847 View (202) 951-7847
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Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20002  (Online Only)
At the Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center, we know life isn't always easy. At some point, many of us need a little help to work through the challenges we face. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues or something else, there is hope. Initially, you may be hesitant to seek help thru therapy. Most people are, but when you do, you can be confident you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and a better you. We are ready to help you become the person you want to be. We offer help, healing and hope.
At the Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center, we know life isn't always easy. At some point, many of us need a little help to work through the challenges we face. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues or something else, there is hope. Initially, you may be hesitant to seek help thru therapy. Most people are, but when you do, you can be confident you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and a better you. We are ready to help you become the person you want to be. We offer help, healing and hope.
(202) 318-6595 View (202) 318-6595
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Alicia Sellitti
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009
My approach to therapy is that “no one size fits all,” and to meet you where you are at in a non-judgmental space. I work with adults in individual, group, and couples therapy, with people struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, and other mental health issues detrimental to a fulfilling life. All of my client relationships begin with an opportunity for you to talk and to have someone listen. Whether you are a young professional or recent graduate, or undergoing a transition that finds you stuck at a crossroad, I have the experience to support you as you take the next step.
My approach to therapy is that “no one size fits all,” and to meet you where you are at in a non-judgmental space. I work with adults in individual, group, and couples therapy, with people struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, and other mental health issues detrimental to a fulfilling life. All of my client relationships begin with an opportunity for you to talk and to have someone listen. Whether you are a young professional or recent graduate, or undergoing a transition that finds you stuck at a crossroad, I have the experience to support you as you take the next step.
(202) 507-9872 View (202) 507-9872
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Monica Leonie Meerbaum
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20008
There is nothing like being listened to and understood on a deep level, with genuine interest and acceptance. This is what I strive to offer in therapy or analysis, as we explore together your hopes and dreams, your losses and regrets, your longings and fears. Many people come to therapy to free themselves from self-defeating patterns and the legacy of past traumas, so they can be more truly themselves in relation to others and live with greater satisfaction and meaning. My analytic training enables me to work intensively, and I enjoy incorporating experiential techniques like journaling, psychodrama, and art.
There is nothing like being listened to and understood on a deep level, with genuine interest and acceptance. This is what I strive to offer in therapy or analysis, as we explore together your hopes and dreams, your losses and regrets, your longings and fears. Many people come to therapy to free themselves from self-defeating patterns and the legacy of past traumas, so they can be more truly themselves in relation to others and live with greater satisfaction and meaning. My analytic training enables me to work intensively, and I enjoy incorporating experiential techniques like journaling, psychodrama, and art.
(240) 813-9612 View (240) 813-9612
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Jessica Cetoute
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20006  (Online Only)
Congratulations on taking this next step towards achieving your wellbeing goals! Life is filled with various turning points and anxiety provoking situations, especially during a global pandemic and televised racial inequality. Are you tired of living the day to day grind without much motivation? Do you feel stressed or overwhelmed from all the pressure to perform from family, friends, your child, partner, society, and/or work? Perhaps you’re feeling stuck, need advice about a problem, or a motivational push to reconnect with your whole self, and finally accomplish that goal you have been holding off?
Congratulations on taking this next step towards achieving your wellbeing goals! Life is filled with various turning points and anxiety provoking situations, especially during a global pandemic and televised racial inequality. Are you tired of living the day to day grind without much motivation? Do you feel stressed or overwhelmed from all the pressure to perform from family, friends, your child, partner, society, and/or work? Perhaps you’re feeling stuck, need advice about a problem, or a motivational push to reconnect with your whole self, and finally accomplish that goal you have been holding off?
(202) 894-9447 View (202) 894-9447
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Shelley Annaís Karliner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20002
Not accepting new clients
"I have spent the last 30 years helping thousands of people from all walks of life address their emotional pain and find intimacy with the people they love. Whether you are looking to increase your self-esteem, improve your relationship skills, manage stress and anger, handle work conflicts, cope with depression and anxiety, or handle other complex personal issues, you can expect to grow and feel better as a result of working with me. I am now also seeing clients online which offers the comfort and privacy of doing sessions from your home or office.
"I have spent the last 30 years helping thousands of people from all walks of life address their emotional pain and find intimacy with the people they love. Whether you are looking to increase your self-esteem, improve your relationship skills, manage stress and anger, handle work conflicts, cope with depression and anxiety, or handle other complex personal issues, you can expect to grow and feel better as a result of working with me. I am now also seeing clients online which offers the comfort and privacy of doing sessions from your home or office.
(202) 681-5925 View (202) 681-5925
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Bentley Noland
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20005
Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, biploar disorder, or have experienced trauma? Have you self-medicated in an attempt to manage your emotions? You can expect supportive, practical help in overcoming trauma, the treatment of mood disorders, and recovery from substance abuse and behavioral addictions. Therapy will be tailored to your needs, using the tools that work best for you, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Restructuring (a core technique from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and learning stress reduction skills. In therapy, you can build lasting alternatives to unhealthy family dynamics.
Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, biploar disorder, or have experienced trauma? Have you self-medicated in an attempt to manage your emotions? You can expect supportive, practical help in overcoming trauma, the treatment of mood disorders, and recovery from substance abuse and behavioral addictions. Therapy will be tailored to your needs, using the tools that work best for you, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Restructuring (a core technique from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and learning stress reduction skills. In therapy, you can build lasting alternatives to unhealthy family dynamics.
(202) 831-1608 View (202) 831-1608
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Josephine A Bulkley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD, MSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20016
People seek psychotherapy feeling unhappy or helpless to bring about change in their life or fulfill their dreams. Patients are overcome with symptoms of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse or other problems, which in reality are unconscious defenses, blocking repressed feelings about something that went wrong, often in childhood, which is not yet resolved. These defenses once were adaptive, by protecting and helping them survive, but are no longer effective. I help people work through their underlying grief and face their feelings (sadness, anger, disappointment, yearning, powerlessness) surrounding trauma or loss, enabling them to engage in more free, authentic, satisfying lives.
People seek psychotherapy feeling unhappy or helpless to bring about change in their life or fulfill their dreams. Patients are overcome with symptoms of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse or other problems, which in reality are unconscious defenses, blocking repressed feelings about something that went wrong, often in childhood, which is not yet resolved. These defenses once were adaptive, by protecting and helping them survive, but are no longer effective. I help people work through their underlying grief and face their feelings (sadness, anger, disappointment, yearning, powerlessness) surrounding trauma or loss, enabling them to engage in more free, authentic, satisfying lives.
(202) 883-4551 View (202) 883-4551
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Paul El-Meouchy
Counselor, MA, LPA, LGPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20009  (Online Only)
Sometimes, we feel sad, angry, frustrated, disappointed, hurt, or find ourselves repeating patterns, but we are not sure why. Whether it's relationship or work issues, life can throw us curveballs. I look forward to working with those who need guidance, regardless of whether you have been in therapy before or just trying it out; together, we can uncover new pathways to your well-being.
Sometimes, we feel sad, angry, frustrated, disappointed, hurt, or find ourselves repeating patterns, but we are not sure why. Whether it's relationship or work issues, life can throw us curveballs. I look forward to working with those who need guidance, regardless of whether you have been in therapy before or just trying it out; together, we can uncover new pathways to your well-being.
(844) 987-4171 View (844) 987-4171
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Lauren Kay Laich
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20004  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
My greatest reward is helping clients explore ways to change their lives, allowing them to feel hopeful about the future. I work from a person-centered perspective, allowing my clients to determine the pace & direction of therapy. I have extensive experience working with people struggling with various issues, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, addiction, & self-esteem. I use CBT, DBT, & Motivational Interviewing techniques, based on the needs of the individual. I believe that we all need someone to talk with who will really listen & accept us as we are, without judgment; this is my goal as a therapist.
My greatest reward is helping clients explore ways to change their lives, allowing them to feel hopeful about the future. I work from a person-centered perspective, allowing my clients to determine the pace & direction of therapy. I have extensive experience working with people struggling with various issues, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, addiction, & self-esteem. I use CBT, DBT, & Motivational Interviewing techniques, based on the needs of the individual. I believe that we all need someone to talk with who will really listen & accept us as we are, without judgment; this is my goal as a therapist.
(866) 275-2079 View (866) 275-2079
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Sahaya Therapy, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20006  (Online Only)
I believe that each individual that seeks therapy makes an important decision to create a change. I understand that asking for help and taking the first step feels difficult. I am qualified with professional and life experience for 30 years to assist you in making the desired change. I am sincerely committed, enthusiastic, dedicated, and available to assist you to take charge and create that positive desired outcome to discover the road to recovery. My mission is to provide quality psychotherapy and recovery services for late teens, adults, couples, and families for them to reach their fullest potential and personal growth.
I believe that each individual that seeks therapy makes an important decision to create a change. I understand that asking for help and taking the first step feels difficult. I am qualified with professional and life experience for 30 years to assist you in making the desired change. I am sincerely committed, enthusiastic, dedicated, and available to assist you to take charge and create that positive desired outcome to discover the road to recovery. My mission is to provide quality psychotherapy and recovery services for late teens, adults, couples, and families for them to reach their fullest potential and personal growth.
(571) 297-2579 View (571) 297-2579
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Claire Connolly
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I am a board-certified psychotherapist. In my practice I provide psychotherapy to adults, couples, and older adolescents, using psychoanalytic psychotherapy and analytical psychology. It is my goal to create a warm and supportive environment in which to work with my clients to heal relational wounds and other forms of trauma. I support clients in their process to gain deeper self-understanding and to foster personal growth through self-compassion. Together we can explore new ways of understanding old patterns of behavior.
I am a board-certified psychotherapist. In my practice I provide psychotherapy to adults, couples, and older adolescents, using psychoanalytic psychotherapy and analytical psychology. It is my goal to create a warm and supportive environment in which to work with my clients to heal relational wounds and other forms of trauma. I support clients in their process to gain deeper self-understanding and to foster personal growth through self-compassion. Together we can explore new ways of understanding old patterns of behavior.
(202) 968-2303 View (202) 968-2303
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Mia Paustian
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20010
Not accepting new clients
Do you feel like your anxiety is out of control? Do you struggle with unwanted thoughts or compulsive behaviors? You have tried to change but your anxiety keeps getting stronger and you find yourself giving in more and more to your anxiety. You feel compelled to act on your habits and rituals even though you know they are not good for you. It's affecting other areas of your life. You don't want anyone to find out so you do not know who to turn to for help.
Do you feel like your anxiety is out of control? Do you struggle with unwanted thoughts or compulsive behaviors? You have tried to change but your anxiety keeps getting stronger and you find yourself giving in more and more to your anxiety. You feel compelled to act on your habits and rituals even though you know they are not good for you. It's affecting other areas of your life. You don't want anyone to find out so you do not know who to turn to for help.
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Hoarding Therapists

What is the most effective treatment for hoarding?

Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) has been well-studied in the treatment of hoarding. This type of therapy includes changing beliefs surrounding possessions, as well as learning how to discard items and reduce acquisitions. The hoarder may also gain much-needed organizational skills. Another useful therapy may be compassion-focused therapy, which can address emotion regulation and negative self-perception.

How long does therapy for hoarding take?

Although treatment can vary, most people demonstrate improvement after 23 sessions, with some showing improvement after just a few sessions. Researchers have developed a 26-session cognitive behavioral program. People who hoard may need “maintenance” sessions over the years if the problem arises repeatedly.

Are there medications for hoarding?

The more commonly-prescribed medications for hoarding are including antidepressants, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). This can include drugs such as venlafaxine and paroxetine. And because hoarding disorder is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder, medications for OCD, such as clomipramine, may be effective for hoarding as well.

Can hoarding come back after treatment?

Hoarding is a chronic disorder and it can last throughout an individual’s lifetime. Regularly checking in with a psychotherapist can help manage symptoms long-term. A good therapist will help the person learn needed skills including decision-making, organization, and stress reduction. The patient will gain a better perspective and the need to cling to useless items will lessen.