Catherine the Chaos Calmer

Professional Declutterer and Organiser Holding Stacks Storage Boxes Containing Lego


Catherine, the owner of Declutterbird®, is an expert declutterer who can't wait to guide you on your journey towards a more organised and clutter-free home. While she thrives amidst chaos, her true passion lies in witnessing the life-changing transformations her work brings about.

Her mission is to help you introduce calm and order into your living space, not by imposing unrealistic standards of perfection, but by creating a home that doesn't waste your time, energy, and money due to clutter and disorganisation. Catherine envisions a sanctuary that is easier to live in and maintain, giving you the freedom to spend more time doing what you love.

With Catherine's guidance, you can make significant changes together, at your own pace, when you're ready. She understands that the decluttering process is deeply personal and tailors her approach to your unique needs and circumstances. Whether you're overwhelmed by years of accumulation or simply seeking a more streamlined way of living, Catherine will be your steady companion, empowering you to reclaim your space and cultivate a harmonious environment that truly feels like home.


Catherine's expertise is backed by a robust array of specialised training and certifications. 

Her credentials include Level 2 Institute for Challenging Disorganisation (ICD)® Chronic Disorganisation Specialist®, Level 2 ICD® Hoarding Specialist, Level 2 ICD® ADHD Organising Specialist, Certified Organisational Specialist™, and a Professional Decluttering and Organising Business Diploma (Distinction).

She has also completed Hoarding Disorders UK Advanced Hoarding Awareness Training and Neurodiversity and Clutter Awareness Training. 


Whilst not by any means a mental health professional/therapist/counsellor, Catherine has supplemented her skills through a Counselling Skills Diploma, Mental Health First Aid Training, and Cruse Bereavement Awareness Training to better understand the diverse needs of her clients.

With this comprehensive education encompassing both the practical and emotional aspects of decluttering, Catherine brings a uniquely well-rounded approach to Declutterbird®. Her in-depth knowledge ensures she can compassionately guide clients through even the most challenging decluttering and organisational circumstances.

Business Awards

Catherine, the owner of Declutterbird®, has received notable recognition for her entrepreneurial endeavors and community impact. 


She was named a winner of Former Dragon's Den investor Theo Paphitis' prestigious Small Business Sunday, an initiative that celebrates Britain's best small businesses.


Additionally, Catherine's dedication to empowering others through decluttering earned her a commendation at the Mighty Women Awards in Northern Ireland, which honors local women making a positive difference.


Further cementing her influence, Catherine was selected as a finalist for the Northern Ireland Social Media Awards 2023, acknowledging her skilled use of online platforms to connect with and inspire her loyal following.


These accolades showcase Catherine's passion, hard work, and the transformative value Declutterbird® provides to homes and lives across Northern Ireland and beyond.

Declutterbird Owner Catherine Hamilton-Cooper and Theo Paphitis
Declutterbird receiving their finalist award at the Northern Ireland Social Media Awards 2023
Declutterbird receiving Highly Commended Winner Award at Northern Ireland Mighty Women Awards

Catherine is a verified member of APDO, the UK’s membership association for decluttering and organising professionals. APDO sets standards, provides professional development and supports the growth of the industry. She adheres to and complies with their code of ethics. She has full public liability and professional indemnity insurance. She has had an Enhanced Access NI check completed. 


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