Unburying the Truth About Hoarding
with Terina Bainter
Terina Bainter is a Professional Organizer and the owner of Clutter Cutters, LLC serving Pierce and South King counties. Terina began her professional organizing career in 2012 and is dedicated to helping people take control of their homes, finances, and behaviors through decluttering and organization. She holds multiple specialist certifications from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, which include Hoarding, Chronic Disorganization, Aging, and ADHD. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and is trained in the “Clear and Simple” methodology for creating orderly environments. Terina is also an Organizer Coach, using the three stage process of Awareness, Action, and Learning to help people explore and transform their habits and beliefs related to their living environments, possessions, and overall sense of control. She has helped run multiple workshops presented by Pierce County’s Community Connections Aging and Disability Resource Center, aimed at educating the public about hoarding behaviors and how to approach people struggling with them. She has published numerous articles on the connections between healthy living, chronic illness, and clutter. Since 2016 she has been a Board Member with The Hoarding Project, and has been a member of the King-Pierce County hoarding taskforce since its inception in 2013. Terina lives in Puyallup with her husband and two sons, and enjoys gardening, watching nature, and spending time with her friends and family.
Contact her at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-604-4963
6:30-6:40pm Welcome to the meeting & Introductions
6:40-6:50pm Business Partner Presentation (formerly called Corporate Associate Members)
6:50-7:15pm Roundtable/ discussion of a pre-planned topic
7:15-8:15pm Guest Speaker
8:15-8:30pm Announcements/ Wrap-up
Unless otherwise noted all events will be held at:
Hotel 116 (formerly known as Bellevue Coast Hotel)
625 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Note: The hotel signs will direct you to the NAPO meeting location within the hotel.
First Tuesday of each month
6:30pm - 8:30pm (unless otherwise noted)
We welcome anyone to visit our meetings. The guest fee is $25 ($26 via credit card) for each meeting you attend as a guest. At the door we accept cash/check. Membership in the National Association of Professional Organizers is required before membership on the chapter level can be processed.
If you want to pay at the door please bring cash or check.
Pre-purchase your guest pass via credit card online for $26.00, up to 5pm day of the meeting.
We pride ourselves on being a cohesive, positive, enthusiastic group and welcome everyone who would like to attend. Brainstorming and idea sharing are encouraged. It is important to represent NAPO and the organizing industry in a professional manner. We ask that you wear business casual attire to the meetings. All meetings will begin on time with the intention of ending on time. Please make every effort to arrive at the meeting on time.