All my clients are different. And I believe that being able to go with the flow is central to getting organized. Given the sensitive nature of what I do, a rigid plan is not always viable or true to reality. “As needed” is more compatible with my approach. I’m also a single member LLC and staff of one. In order to be there fully for my clients, I keep my [...]
It’s a good place to start and leaves no loose ends. After we’ve worked together for a while, sometimes a different pattern emerges that’s a better fit, but in the beginning, it’s best to keep it simple.
No. Therapists and organizers are related in that they’re both considered “helping” professions. And they share many of the same code of ethics, including confidentiality, the Hippocratic Oath of “do no harm”, and non-discrimination. The result of hiring an organizer is that you feel better, but there is a distinct line between my professional commitment to being sensitive to your feelings and being authorized to advise you on issues regarding [...]
I’m dealing directly with your personal things which means it’s more delicate work than being an assistant. Often there’s sentimental value attached to what we sort through which can evoke feelings of vulnerability as I help you make choices about what to keep, purge or give away. I'm very tuned in to the emotional aspect of people dealing with their stuff. “Stuff” has a double meaning because it’s your physical [...]
My specialty is organizing real things in real space. Aspects like coaching and creating systems are a natural part of what I do and more of an outcome of physical engagement than distinctly separate virtual services. It’s been my experience that when it comes to resolving tangible clutter, simply giving you advice is not enough. How often you need me in person will vary. But the importance of my hands [...]