Sandra started working as a professional organizer in 2003. She was a founding member and secretary of the Seattle Area Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers. In 2005 she formed Empty Your Nest LLC and trained five organizers, three of whom have gone on to start organizing companies of their own. She specializes in working with chronically disorganized clients and people with ADD/ADHD. She works with you in your home, side-by-side, to help clear out your past to make room for your future.
Sandra has been featured on the Emmy-nominated prime time television show Hoarders and is a featured writer for WestSound Home & Garden Magazine. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. She keeps up with developments in her field by attending conferences and courses as well as reading pertinent literature. She is a graduate of the University of Washington, a Fulbright Scholar and member of Phi Beta Kappa. After having lived in Germany, Switzerland and Israel where she worked as a German translator and an English teacher, she and her family have settled down on Bainbridge Island, Washington. In her free time, she enjoys writing about fine chocolate on her blog, chocolatespeak.
Level II Specialist Certificates from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization:
ADD Specialist – November 2016
Aging Specialist – November 2016
CD (Chronic Disorganization) Specialist – April 2014
Certificates of Study from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization:
Foundation Certificate in CD
Basic ADD Issues with the CD Client
Basic Hoarding with the CD Client
Needs of the Aging CD Client