The ICD® Clutter Quality of Life Scale for Professional Organizers


Professional organizers may find the CQLS useful in a number of ways

  • During the initial consultation, to gauge the impact of clutter on client
  • In conjunction with The Clutter-Hoarding Scale to build a fuller picture of the client situation
  • Throughout the organizing process as a measure of progress
  • At the end of the organizing process, or during maintenance, to determine if further organizational steps need to be taken

Click here to access the CQLS online.

ICD® Subscribers may use the form with their clients. The following forms are designed to be printed and used with clients.

The ICD® CQLS Client version is what clients will fill out. 

English version    Spanish version   Italian version   Dutch version   

Portuguese version   French version   German version   Japanese version

 The ICD® CQLS Scoring and Description PO version is for the organizer to use.

Read it first to better understand how to administer and score the CQLS. It includes color-coded questions to help you more quickly identify areas of concern.   


The ICD® CQLS Scoring and Description Intro 

Not color-coded but may be used if participants are interested in scoring the scale themselves.
English version   Spanish Version   Italian version   Dutch version   

Portuguese version   French version   German version   Japanese version