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(p. 82) Planning Treatment
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(p. 82) Planning Treatment
Author(s):

Gail Steketee

and Randy O. Frost

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199334964.003.0006
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date: 23 September 2019

Chapter 6 beging treatment planning with the use of photos from the initial home visit, a review of the client’s conceptual model of hoarding, and the goals of treatment. Clinicians discuss rules by which they will proceed during the therapy so that clients make all of the decisions about their possessions. Clients learn to visualize their rooms in a cluttered and uncluttered state and develop an initial practice plan for how to work on the acquiring, organizing and difficulty discarding problems with regard to the order of the items and rooms. Clinicians may use problem-solving strategies if needed and can include the coach if appropriate in the planning sessions.

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