It All Started With My Son

For me bringing order out of the chaos started with a very personal mission.  My son was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Executive Dysfunction and some learning issues in kindergarten.  I immersed myself in research, hoping to learn all I could to help him organize his tangled-up world.  I devoured newsletters and magazines, scoured countless websites and attended every conference, teleclass and seminar I could.

Why I Created Order Out of Chaos

Marrying my personal and professional worlds, I created Order Out of Chaos in 2004 to provide professional organizing services to the chronically disorganized as well as individuals, families, and small businesses needing help with time management and organization.

The Order Out of Chaos Organizing Philosophy

Organizing doesn’t come naturally for everyone. I have built Order Out of Chaos on the philosophy that the professional organizing process begins and ends with the client.  Our organizing process is organic – it evolves as we figure out TOGETHER what needs changing and what works best for you.  The end results are tailor-made to fit your needs. We will focus you and help to become organized, but YOU set the pace.

What Makes My Organizing Approach Different?
  • As a former human resource executive with an educational background in psychology, I listen. And ask a lot of questions.
  • I believe you truly need to know about the whole person, their habits, routines, family life, work issues, etc., to be able to zero in on their organizing needs.
  • I understand that getting started is the hardest part of getting organized.
  • Working with a professional organizer is as personal as it gets. I am in your stuff and see the most intimate details of your life so the level of trust has to be there from the beginning.
  • With a caring and trusting hand, our team will never push or make you go any further or faster than you are ready to go. We will treat you and your space with respect, listen to your concerns, and keep your information strictly confidential.
  • Memberships & Certifications

    I am a Golden Circle member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO).  I also received my Chronic Disorganization and Hoarding Specialist certificates from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD). In addition, I am a graduate of the JST Coach Training Program for teens and college students with ADHD, which provides me with the expertise and education to work with individuals with ADD, compulsive hoarders and the chronically disorganized.

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    Leslie Josel
    Order Out of Chaos

    914.420.6643

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