crossedcrop1In 2013, Sarah Soboleski, LCSW started Classically Organized, a professional organizing business focused on helping homeowners de-clutter and organize their living spaces.  As her business grew, she added a clinical component to her work with clients utilizing her social work training in which sessions are a combination of compassionate counseling and clutter clearing. 

Her specialty is working with clients who struggle with extreme clutter, namely those who are chronically disorganized or have compulsive hoarding behaviors. She is also trained in managing other mental health needs such as depression, anxiety, and ADHD which often are linked with disorganization. 

 

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Education:

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Wheelock College

Master of Social Work (MSW), Boston University
 

Professional Affiliations:

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD)

National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO)

National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals, CT Chapter (NAPO-CT) 
  

Licenses & Certifications:

State of CT Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) / Lic#: 006431

Certificate of Training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by John Ludgate, Ph.D., LPC, a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy

ICD Level I* Certificate of Study in Chronic Disorganization (CD)

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Basic ADD Issues with the CD Client

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Basic Hoarding Issues with the CD Client

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Time Management and Productivity

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in CD Client Administration

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Basic Mental Health Conditions and Challenges Affecting the CD Client

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Understanding the Needs of the Aging CD Client

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Interpersonal Intelligence

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Student Needs & Learning Styles

ICD Level I Certificate of Study in Life Transitions

ICD Level II Certificate of Study in Chronic Disorganization

 

*Level I Certifications require 6-8hrs of coursework. 

**Level II Certifications requires 8-10hrs of coursework and an exam.

 

Service to NAPO:

CT Chapter VP: 5/2016 – 4/2017

CT Chapter President: 5/2017 – 5/2018

Immediate Past President: 6/2018 - current
 

Community Involvement:

Chairperson of the St. Paul Church Altar Care Committee

Therapeutic Mentor to a female youth with behavioral and mental health challenges for the last 12 years

Member of the CT Hoarding Working Group, a statewide multidisciplinary team focused on hoarding disorder

 

When she’s not working with clients, Sarah is working with kids. She is a part-time social worker for the Town of South Windsor Youth & Family Services Program.

In her free time she happily chases after her 6-year-old, Lego-loving son. She also enjoys reading for pleasure, baking sweet goodies, and cheering on all the New England sports teams. Sarah and her husband (and Ruby, the cat) are homebodies and always seem to have a home improvement project underway.

 

 

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