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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

She Said, I Said

I once had a client who "ALWAYS" said she could "NEVER" get and remain organized without someone helping her. One of our typical conversations sounded like this: "Okay, since you "can't" do it alone, always have someone to help you organize", I said. "But my friends and family are often busy or just don't want to help", she said. "Well, I said jokingly, "You could always stay with me as a client, forever". "Well, maybe, but that would require a lot", she said. "What's the alternative since you said you could "NEVER" get and remain organized alone? What else can you do?" Well, you can imagine the rest of the conversation and the outcome. My client could remain organized; she just needed to know and believe that she could. She also needed to know and use the proper strategies and techniques. We still work together on maintaining her new organization, but she does most of the work and many times, she does it alone. She said she couldn't, I said she could. She worked, learned and put into action those changes that were necessary for her success.

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I am Dr. Darnita L. Payden, Executive Director/Owner of Dr. DClutter™ Life Management, a division of PreciousOnes™ LLC. I have a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and over 20 years of experience working to help clients discover their strengths and talents. Having worked as a therapist, college professor, grief specialist and trainer, I have encountered in my journey many of the issues my clients may face. I have a sincere desire to help you find clarity, organization and independence in your life and environments. I know that life can be hectic, but I desire to help my clients bring as much order, peace and enjoyment back into their lives as is possible. What separates me from the norm? I focus on the client from a holistic perspective. I realize that most people desire a functional and an organized life, but may simply need support, understanding and information about why they have the habits or tendencies that have led to disorganization. I do not perform “quick fixes” or provide “one-size-fits-all” guidance, but I strive to provide strategies to my clients that will be life changing and useful for a lifetime. Dr. DClutter™ is a name well earned!!

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