The Mental Health Association’s Annual Hoarding and Cluttering Conference will be held Thursday, March 10, 2011.  More information about registration and programming will be available soon at

About the Conference
MHA-SF has been holding an annual conference the past 12 years and annually draws more than 400 social service providers, medical professionals, landlords and property managers, researchers, family and friends, and people who hoard and clutter. MHA-SF has had the honor of having keynote speakers that are international authorities on the topic of hoarding and cluttering such as Dr. Randy Frost, Dr. Gail Steketee, Dr. David Tolin, Dr. Tamara Hartl, and Dr. Michael Tompkins. In addition to having renowned speakers, the full day conference has included various panels and presentations on issues such as animal hoarding, treatments, consumer panels, legal and safety issues, and many other specialized hoarding and cluttering related topics.

This year’s conference theme is Pathways Through the Maze: Practical Approaches and will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2011 and features Christiana Bratiotis, Ph.D., LCSW as the keynote speaker. Breakout topics for this year’s conference include Animal Hoarding, Legal and Safety Issues, Motivational Interviewing, Hoarding and Cluttering in the Media, Starting a Support Group and Treatment Group, and a Workshop for Family and Friends.

More Information

Registration is Now Open!


  • Early Bird – $95.00 (Before 12:00PM PST on Tuesday, February 01, 2011)
  • Standard – $115.00 (Before 12:00PM PST on Friday, March 04, 2011)
  • At the door – $135.00 (Onsite Thursday, March 10, 2011)


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