ICD Conference 2019 Press Release


ORLANDO, Fla. - Sept. 15, 2019 - PRLog -- The Institute for Challenging Disorganization® (ICD) is holding a 3-day conference at the Embassy Suites in Lake Buena Vista, Orlando September 19 -21, 2019.  ICD will bring together professionals from around the world to provide education about chronic disorganization.

·  Chronic Disorganization is defined as having a past history of disorganization, undermining of current quality of life due to disorganization, failed self-help efforts to change, and an expectation of future disorganization.

·  An International Panel on Hoarding with panelists from Mexico, Japan, Canada, Australia, Netherlands and the U.S.A. will discuss how Hoarding Disorder is addressed in their country.

·  Seven experts will present sessions on: Aging and Possessions, Clutter and Procrastination, ADHD, OCD, Executive Functioning, Hoarding and Autism.

Among the speakers is Rev. Dr. Ferrari who is considered the leading, international expert on the study of the causes and consequences of chronic procrastination. He was recently featured in the NY Times with his article: The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter.   Rev. Ferrari is co-presenting with Dr. Catherine Roster on Delaying the Decision to Dispose. Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, therapist in Tampa specializing in ADHD, anxiety, & gaslighting, will present strategies for high-functioning clients with executive function "dysfunction."   Her article: How to Cope With A Gaslighting or Narcissist Boss was published in Forbes magazine in March.   For a complete listing of speakers and their topics and to buy tickets for this event please visit the ICD website: http://www.challengingdisorganization.org

"Coming all the way from Australia for the ICD Conference is a significant time and financial investment.  This will be my third ICD conference and worth every minute and penny.  I am looking forward to connecting with other dedicated professionals, learning about best practices from the best in the business, and sharing opportunities with colleagues." Angela Esnouf, Professional Organizer and owner of Creating Order Out of Chaos, based in Australia.

The ICD was formed in 2001 to provide education to professional organizers about chronic disorganization. Our community is primarily made up of Professional Organizers, Productivity Specialists, and other related professionals who want to know why our clients are affected by chronic disorganization. The ICD developed the internationally used Clutter – Hoarding Scale® to give professional organizers and related professionals definitive parameters related to health and safety.  It can be downloaded for free here: http://www.challengingdisorganization.org/clutter-hoardin...-

The ICD is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization whose mission is to provide education, research and strategies to benefit people challenged by chronic disorganization,

For more information, please contact the ICD President, Alison Lush at 1-800-674-7818, email [email protected]

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