British Psychological Society
Division of Clinical Psychology Good Practice Guidelines

Executive summary

This document provides information, guidance and recommendations for people working with
those with hoarding difficulties. It is intended to be read by clinical or counselling psychologists,
and used as a resource by those working both within NHS, social care and/or independently.
It provides information on what hoarding is, and the evidence for psychological intervention.
It provides advice about management and care for those working with people with hoarding
difficulties and for those commissioning services.