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Mind Over Matter

Hoarding Help

If you have a problem with hoarding, it can be hard to make a decision about where to start and who you should get help from. Junk removal services and professional organizers are not trained to deal with the complexities of hoarding disorder and the maladaptive behaviors that come along with it. Having the right team who will target the behaviors responsible for excessive acquiring and difficulties getting rid of things is the first step to ensuring your success. Frequently, poor decision-making, time management deficits, social isolation, and other functional impairments accompany hoarding disorder. Through our advanced knowledge, we can help you conquer the hoarding behavior which has taken control over your life.

We understand that you may feel shame and embarrassment about the condition of your home, and might be hesitant to seek help.  Rest assured that despite these obstacles, we can help you be successful in overcoming your hoarding tendencies.


Our services include:

  • Providing a free in-person consultation

  • Setting objectives for decluttering and assisting with the process

  • Desensitizing clients to the act of discarding

  • Giving clients the necessary tools to resist urges to further acquire 

  • Teaching time management, organization, and decision-making skills

  • Maintaining progress through follow-up visits


If you feel like you could benefit from these services, please contact us to set up a free and confidential consultation.

About us:

We are both professionals with mental health education and experience working with people who hoard. We will help you achieve your goals and maintain long-term progress in a supportive, and non-judgmental manner.

Chris has a Master's of Psychology degree from the University of St. Thomas and has extensive experience working with people who hoard.  He is currently working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Makenna has a Bachelor's of Psychology degree from the University of Minnesota, Mankato and experience working in the mental health field.

*Note: all in-person interactions will occur while maintaining current Covid-19 guidelines recommended by the CDC.

†This business is separate from the therapy services provided by Chris Schoenstedt, M.A. (also listed on this page)  Mind Over Matter Hoarding Help does not provide clinical services and cannot bill insurance.


Contact us:


Bremer Office Building

445 Minnesota St.

Suite 1500

St. Paul, MN  55101


(651) 256-9484



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