Do you find it nearly impossible to let material things go? Hoarding disorder is a mental illness characterized by the inability to get rid of physical possessions. In severe cases of hoarding, sufferers may acquire so many things that they live in squalor and even endanger their own lives.
If you or someone you love needs help for hoarding, hoarding specialists are available to help you understand your hoarding behavior and how to get control over it.
When someone is suffering from hoarding disorder, they might have some of the following symptoms:
There are many more hoarding disorder symptoms, though the above are some of the most common.
If any of the above symptoms ring true for you or someone you love, we recommend seeking help for hoarding from a licensed mental health professional. Read this article to gain some insight into how to tell if a therapist is right for you.
A hoarding therapist or counselor can help to pinpoint the issues behind your hoarding behaviors and assist you in resolving them. Following hoarding therapy, you’ll have the tools you need to let go of things, manage your emotions, and make better decisions going forward. We’re here to help you get started. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified hoarding therapist is easy! Start by browsing hoarding disorder experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.
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