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Which Hoarders therapist is the best?

I'm spending my Christmas Eve cleaning my apartment and binge-watching Hoarders.

by Anonymousreply 31January 24, 2023 7:42 PM

I've never liked Robin Zasio

by Anonymousreply 1December 24, 2022 10:41 AM

Robin Zasio looks like Tonya Harding.

by Anonymousreply 2December 24, 2022 10:55 AM

I think Chabaud had a stroke

by Anonymousreply 3December 24, 2022 11:06 AM

Dr. Vivian Vance: "This house has sufficient."

by Anonymousreply 4December 24, 2022 12:23 PM

I'm surprised that Zasio's getting so much love

by Anonymousreply 5December 24, 2022 11:34 PM

These shows are so addicting

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by Anonymousreply 6December 25, 2022 11:31 AM

These people don't need mollycoddling by therapists. They just need a good beating.

by Anonymousreply 7December 25, 2022 12:39 PM

No love for Tolin? I think he's one of the better ones

by Anonymousreply 8December 25, 2022 12:48 PM

Lol @ OP typing Dr. Chaubaud’s Louisiana accent. Love her. Sorry to hear she had a stroke.

Melva is probably most effective to me. though.

by Anonymousreply 9December 25, 2022 12:55 PM

Whatever you do don’t call Stericlean. They are franchised and don’t seem to have much oversight.

by Anonymousreply 10December 25, 2022 1:02 PM

When they're able to salvage the homes containing some of the worst hoards, I have to wonder if the houses still smell.

It would seem impossible to really eradicate the stench of decades of accumulated filth.

by Anonymousreply 11December 25, 2022 2:05 PM

r9 my favorite Chabaud moment is the episode in which she entered a hoarder's home in open-toed sandals and stood in the bathroom surrounded by shit.

by Anonymousreply 12December 25, 2022 2:08 PM

Forget therapist. Get a dumpster. Clean the place out. Hoarder will have good cry. Returns to empty house.

by Anonymousreply 13December 25, 2022 2:21 PM
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by Anonymousreply 14December 25, 2022 6:32 PM

Dr. Chabaud seems a little "out there," but I think that probably makes her a good therapist.

by Anonymousreply 15January 5, 2023 2:11 PM

You know it's gonna be a good one when Dr. Melva Green arrives on the scene. Waist high piles of shit don't negate her freshness.

by Anonymousreply 16January 5, 2023 3:10 PM

My favorite episode of these shows was the one where the wife was about to reveal to her unsuspecting husband that she had rented an entire vacant store in their downtown and filled it to the brim with more of her crap.

He knew of the two off site storage spaces he was paying for, but he didn't have a clue about the rented store.

Hilarity ensued.

by Anonymousreply 17January 5, 2023 3:53 PM

Dr. Suzanne Chabaud is my favorite.

by Anonymousreply 18January 5, 2023 10:22 PM

Zasio is in TOP FORM in this episode!!

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by Anonymousreply 19January 17, 2023 1:18 AM

I love it when Dr. Melva Green changes wigs mid-episode.

by Anonymousreply 20January 17, 2023 1:26 AM

"You can't heal it if you can't feel it!"

by Anonymousreply 21January 18, 2023 12:03 AM

I've been watching a lot of old episodes.

Something about Robin Zasio doesn't ring true to me. On the other hand, Suzanne Chabaud seems the most genuine.

by Anonymousreply 22January 22, 2023 11:29 AM

He doesn't appear in many episodes, but David Tolin is good

by Anonymousreply 23January 23, 2023 10:09 PM

David Tolin was a hot cub a few years ago, but he let himself pork out

by Anonymousreply 24January 23, 2023 10:12 PM

Not to derail the thread topic, but Matt Paxton (Extreme Cleaning Specialist, esq.) is also pretty sexy to me. He carries weight pretty well and has southern charm. Like I’m sure he’s sucked a dick in a barn. He may have been cleaning said barn, but I feel he probably sucked that penis. But he has 7 kids, so he’s surely lost by now. He also looks like he gets sloppy drunk.

by Anonymousreply 25January 23, 2023 10:25 PM

I find Matt Paxton more effective and hands-on than some of the therapists, r25

by Anonymousreply 26January 24, 2023 2:42 PM
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by Anonymousreply 27January 24, 2023 3:16 PM

A classic!

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by Anonymousreply 28January 24, 2023 7:02 PM

The most compelling case to me was Sandra Cowart and the gay couple who got sick of her bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 29January 24, 2023 7:19 PM

That was an epic episode r29. That house was gorgeous, and she completely trashed it. She was a successful interior designer with a beautiful house and quite well-off and she destroyed it all, living in a van or camper which was also hoarded.

I understand that hoarding is a mental illness, but most of these hoarders are so nasty, selfish and spiteful it's pretty much impossible to feel sorry for them.

by Anonymousreply 30January 24, 2023 7:40 PM

Robin Zasio, always perfectly coiffed and dressed to the nines..........and surrounded by piles of garbage and human shit in a house that looks like it's going to collapse all around her any second. Even squalor and human feces aren't going to stop her glamour.

by Anonymousreply 31January 24, 2023 7:42 PM
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