People who hoard often experience positive feelings when obtaining items. They may grow distressed if they are unable to gather more objects. They can also become upset when thinking about the items’ disposal. Even when they wish to stop, they may feel compelled to continue hoarding objects.
Hoarding is different from a collecting hobby. Collectors often keep their objects organized for display rather than cluttered around the house. A collecting hobby is unlikely to reduce one’s quality of life to the same extent as hoarding. therapy for hoarding at Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa, Fl & Brandon, Fl often addresses the other conditions as well. Many therapists aim to treat the whole person rather than targeting only visible behaviors.
Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa, Fl & Brandon, Fl can address the negative thoughts that contribute to hoarding disorder and help the hoarder develop new patterns of behavior.