Children of Hoarders: How to Minimize Conflict, Reduce the Clutter, and Improve Your Relationship

Children of Hoarders: How to Minimize Conflict, Reduce the Clutter, and Improve Your Relationship

by Katharine Donnelly, Fugen Neziroglu
     
 

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In Children of Hoarders, a nationally recognized obsessive compulsive disorder expert Fugen Neziroglu, who regularly appears as a therapist on the TLC television series, Hoarders, shows readers how to cope with both the practical and emotional challenges of growing up with a hoarder, such as dealing with clutter, unsanitarySee more details below

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In Children of Hoarders, a nationally recognized obsessive compulsive disorder expert Fugen Neziroglu, who regularly appears as a therapist on the TLC television series, Hoarders, shows readers how to cope with both the practical and emotional challenges of growing up with a hoarder, such as dealing with clutter, unsanitary conditions, and a parent’s unwillingness to change. This is the first book written specifically for adult children of hoarders that focuses on the interpersonal effects of hoarding.


Fugen Neziroglu, PhD, ABBP, ABPP, is a board-certified cognitive and behavior psychologist and leading researcher on anxiety disorders. She is the director at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck, NY; professor at Hofstra University; clinical professor of psychiatry at New York University; and coauthor of Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding. She has appeared numerous times on the TLC television series, Hoarders.

Katharine Donnelly, PhD, is a behavior therapist at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck, NY. Her areas of interest include behavioral and acceptance-oriented therapies and obsessive-compulsive spectrum behaviors. She is also coauthor of Overcoming Depersonalization Disorder, another collaboration with Fugen Neziroglu.

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Children of Hoarders provides a clear and thoughtful path out of the pain, terror, and shame of loving a parent who hoards. Filled with practical suggestions to manage a multitude of problems that plague adult children with a parent who hoards, readers are certain to visit and revisit this resource and pass it on to other family members who are looking for a way to help someone they love who hoards and, as importantly, to help themselves.”
Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, cofounder of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy; clinical professor at the University of California, Berkeley; and author of Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring
 

“If you are growing up in fear of your doorbell ringing because your parent is a hoarder, then this book is for you. Children of hoarders need support as much as any other group struggling with an addicted family member.”
Amy Doyle, supervising producer of seasons one and two of TLC’s Hoarding: Buried Alive

“Written by experts in the field of hoarding research, this information-packed manual for children of hoarders offers helpful strategies for minimizing the suffering that naturally accompanies watching someone you love suffer, as well as fascinating explanations for the roots of hoarding behavior. As a child of a hoarder, I highly recommend it.”
Jessie Sholl, author of Dirty Secret: A Daughter Comes Clean About Her Mother's Compulsive Hoarding

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608824403
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
11/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
392,455
File size:
0 MB

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