Publications

Television/Video 

  • “Organizing with Lucy Bustamante”, WVEC Channel 13 News at Daybreak with Lucy Bustamante, Norfolk VA, February 2016

  • “Hoarding: Buried Alive”, The Learning Channel, Season 1, Episode 9, 10 pm (EST), May 9th 2010 - Nancy was one of two featured organizers on the award-winning program "Hoarding Buried Alive" on The Learning Channel (TLC), in the episode titled, "Everything is at Stake", subtitled, "For compulsive hoarders Cheryl and Michelle, their possessions are crowding out the people they love most.  If they don't change their behavior soon, they may find themselves living alone, buried by their belongings", which initially aired Sunday, May 2nd 2010, in Season 2.  This program deals with the complex problems of compulsive hoarding with special emphasis on the therapist/client relationship.  In this way the program's focus complements the A&E "Hoarders" series which highlights the compulsive hoarder and the decluttering and organizing of their stuff.

  • “Our Life’s Essential Information”, PBS Special with veteran Organizer Dorothy Breininger featured on A&E Hoarders and the Center for Organization, Fair Oaks, CA, May 2008

  • “City of Virginia Beach Fire Department Hoarding Awareness”, Video, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 2007

  • “Hoarding”, Dialogue Morning Show, WVEC-TV, Norfolk VA, February 2007

Community Speaking Engagements

  • “Hoarding”, an educational presentation for ProjectLINK, Virginia Beach VA, April, 2014 (upcoming)

  • “Organizing + Planning Ahead = Peace of Mind”, an educational presentation for the Southeast Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond VA, January, 2014

  • "Organizing for the Holidays", an educational presentation to the Hampton Roads Altrusa International Club, November, 2013

  • "Working with Disorganized Clients", an educational presentation to the staff of Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, Inc., Church, Virginia Beach VA, September, 2013

  • "Are you Chronically Disorganized?", an educational presentation at Community United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach VA, August, 2013

  • "Organizing After The Holidays", an educational presentation to the CHADD Hampton Roads Chapter, Barry Robinson Center, Virginia Beach VA, January, 2013

  • “Successful Organizing”, an educational presentation for the series, “Aging Matters”, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Virginia Beach VA, November, 2011

  • “Organizing with Parkinson's”, an educational presentation for the Southeast Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond VA, January, 2010

  • “Organizing for Seniors”, an educational presentation for the series, “Aging Matters”, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Virginia Beach VA, September, 2010

  • “Hoarding Awareness”, an educational presentation to the City of Virginia Beach, Housing and Neighborhood Preservation, Virginia Beach VA, December, 2009

  • “Organizing for Seniors”, an educational presentation to the Seniors and Law Enforcement Working Together (SALT) sponsored Virginia Beach TRIAD Meeting, Marion Manor, Virginia Beach VA, August 2009

  • “Virginian Pilot 2008 Do-It-Yourself Contest, Winners have us feeling the joy”, Harmony at Home Organizer Judges Kitchens, Virginian Pilot, Homes Section, page 7, September 13th 2008

  • “Organizing with Young Children”, an educational presentation to the Mothers of Preschoolers, Nansemond Baptist Church, Suffolk VA, April 2008

  • “Being a Professional Organizer”, an educational presentation to the Croatan Women’s Group, Virginia Beach VA, January 2008

  • “Hoarding”, an educational presentation to the City of Virginia Beach Hoarding Support Group, Virginia Beach VA, April 2007

  • “How A Professional Organizer Can Make Your Job Easier”, an educational presentation to the Realtors of William E. Wood Laskin Road Office, Virginia Beach VA, March 2007

  • ”How to Get Organized”, an educational presentation to the residents of Oakdale Heights of San Leandro, San Leandro CA, March 2007

  • “Hoarding”, educational presentation to Adult Protective Services Unit, City of Virginia Beach VA, February 2007