MARIN CAMFT FRIDAY CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES
Friday, May 10, 2019, Bringing Hoarding Out of the Closet, Sue Zee Poinsett, MA
Sue Zee will talk about her understanding of Hoarding Disorder (HD) as well as the impact on those with hoarding behavior, their loved ones and the risks of the disease. She will touch on the clinical aspects of Hoarding Disorder as well as the vulnerability factors of HD. She will also talk about what she believes is the impact of the creation of the classification of Hoarding Disorder in the DSM-V as a distinct disorder with distinct treatments and the role of therapist in the remediation of this terrible disease . She hopes this will be an interactive session that will provide a better understanding of and compassion for those whose lives are impacted by Hoarding Disorder.
At the conclusion of this presentation the attendees will:
Description-there is a continuum
Editorial Comment: This is freeing the research and understanding to go beyond OCD and I think it is moving closer to AD/HD than OCD
Nature of Person
Causes – open question
Meaning of Possessions
Sue Zee Poinsett, MA (Masters in Marriage, Family & Child Counseling) began her career teaching in junior and senior high schools in the Los Angeles area. She moved on to a career as a mortgage broker and then earned a Masters Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling as well as one in Education. For the last 20+ years she has worked as a Professional Organizer specializing in work with adults with ADHD. She became particularly interested in hoarding behavior in her work as an organizer and was one of the founding members of the Marin County Hoarding Alliance and has been an active member since its inception over 10 years ago. Her understanding is based on research and study and is informed by her many years of professional organizing.
Marin County Chapter of CAMFT
PO Box 9065 San Rafael, CA 94912-9065
(415) 459 3484 www.marincamft.org
Marin CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT Provider #56895) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs