As a Professional Decluterer and Organiser I am both a Coach and a Cheerleader!
When you contact me initially we will have a chat about why you have taken the decision to reach out to an Organiser, what areas concern you and what you hope we can achieve from decluttering and organising your home or wardrobe or office - whatever you feel needs tackling.
I then need to see the area myself, either by arranging my first visit or virtually via video or pictures. During this visit or meeting I will ask you some more questions, so that I can design an action plan that will have the best outcome for your situation. I will come away with all the information I need to create a detailed plan which we can then break down into our sessions.
If your area needs to be decluttered before we can organise it, then this is where we start. You will have already decided if you want to do this alongside me or if you are happy for me to do this, under instruction, on my own. How long this will take depends very much on how much decluttering is needed and how easy or difficult you find it. And don't worry! I will NEVER make you do anything you don't want to!!
When we have decluttered the area, again this could be as little as one 3 hour session or multiple sessions, the organisation side of the project begins. We will have an idea now of what you have to be organised and what items you have available to use. Most people already have baskets, boxes and bins for storage that can be reused. If I feel you would benefit from additional storage items I will do the research for you, and cost it. You can purchase them yourself or I will buy them and charge cost price plus time and fuel.
The final stage of the process is to ensure systems are put in place to ensure continued success at the end of the project. This could be just by taking inspirational after pictures so that you can see what you have achieved. Or I can provide checklists, chorecharts and a detailed 'Going Forward Plan'.
A month after we have finished I will call you for a follow up so that you can give me an update on how you are doing and any feedback.
In a world of lockdown restrictions and rules, how does the role of a Professional Declutterer and Organiser work?
During these unusual times, after our initial contact, and after I have made our action plan, all our contact will be virtual.
You will need to gather supplies for decluttering - boxes, bin bags, paper and pens. Then I will coach you through the decluttering via video. This can work in a few different ways.
1 A first coaching call in the morning, followed by a call at midday and one later in the afternoon. I am available for any calls inbetween these scheduled ones when issues arise or if you feel you need more contact.
2 A full online virtual session, with breaks. This will last three hours.
3 Any other format you feel would be beneficial can be discussed in advance.
The timeframe, again very much depends on how much needs to be decluttered and how easy or difficult you find it. In some cases, if you have other people in your bubble it may be useful to bring them in to help, as it can be heavy and tiring work!
Then, as before, it is organisation time. We will be able to see if anything needs to be bought or if you have what you need to create your organised space at hand. I will coach you through how to set up a system that is functional for you and , hopefully one that you find attractive too!
I will provide guidance on how to keep organised and stay on track. And there will be a monthly follow up.
Throughout all of the sessions I make it my mission to let you know how well you are doing and how far you have come. We will never lose sight of why you decided to come to me in the first place!
And - yes! - I have pom poms and you will see my happy dance!!!
Do you want a chat?!
You can contact me via my email firstname.lastname@example.org or using the chat bubble on my website, I would love to help you!
You can message me on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Linda-J-Harper-Professional-Declutterer-and-Organiser-107805011001601.
I am also on Pinterest and Instagram if you need some inspiration! https://www.pinterest.co.uk/adnilenaj1314/boards/
And this is my Etsy shop! https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PrettyOrganisedToots