Comprised of a therapist manual and client workbook, CBT for Hoarding Disorder guides group leaders through a comprehensive CBT group program for patients struggling with hoarding disorder.
• Provides step-by-step, evidence-based guidance for treating hoarding disorder (HD) with a focus on proven methods for behavior change rather than complex cognitive interventions
• Contains the latest research on HD and emphasizes the cognitive, emotional, and motivational factors involved in discarding and decision-making
• Features an accessible, straightforward client workbook with coping cards that summarize key lessons, homework assignments, motivational tools, and practice exercises for decision-making and emotion regulation skills
• Easy to implement without home visits for professionals and group leaders of all educational backgrounds across a wide variety of treatment settings and disciplines
About the Authors:
David Tolin is Founder and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at The Institute of Living, USA. He is also Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He was the 2014 President of clinical psychology division of the American Psychological Association, and the recipient of the awards for Distinguished Contribution to the Science of Psychology, Distinguished Contribution to the Practice of Psychology, and Lifetime Contribution to Psychology from the Connecticut Psychological Association. An internationally recognized expert in the study and treatment of hoarding disorder, Dr. Tolin is the author of Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding (second edition, 2014), as well as Doing CBT: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Behaviors, Thoughts, and Emotions (2016), Face Your Fears: A Proven Plan to Beat Anxiety, Panic, Phobias, and Obsessions (Wiley, 2012),and Treating Trichotillomania: Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Hair Pulling and Related Problems (2007). He was a featured expert on the A&E series Hoarders and the host of the VH-1 series The OCD Project. He has been a recurrent guest on programs such as The Dr. Oz Show and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Blaise Worden is a clinical psychologist at the Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy The Institute of Living, USA, where she runs and directs cognitive-behavioral treatment groups for hoarding disorder. She has co-authored book chapters on the phenomenology of both hoarding and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and provides educational talks to community organizations about HD treatment.
Bethany M. Wootton is a clinical psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of New England, Australia. She has an interest in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Her research focuses on the development and evaluation of remote treatments in order to improve access to evidence-based treatments for these conditions.
Christina Gilliam is a clinical psychologist and Director of Educational Programs at the Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Institute of Living, USA. She is an expert in providing and training others in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive and related disorders, and she has published journal articles and book chapters in these areas.