Buried in Treasures: The Nature and Treatment of Hoarding by Dr. David Tolin of Institute of Living
We will review psychological, biological, and social aspects of hoarding disorder. We will discuss the efficacy of specific treatments, and review the major elements of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT)
- Discuss the biological and psychological mechanisms underlying hoarding disorder.
- Identify effective treatments for hoarding.
- Name the major elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy for hoarding disorder.
Dr. David Tolin is the founder and director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living. A leading expert in hoarding disorder, he is the co-author of the books "Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding" and "CBT for Hoarding Disorder: A Group Therapy Program." He was the first psychologist featured on the A&E series "Hoarders" He serves as the principal investigator for the National Institute of Mental Health and is the author of over 150 scientific journal articles.
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