Diane Thomson, MS, COC
Founder, Chief Executive Organizer, Certified Organizer Coach
In 2002, Diane Thomson, MS, COC began her career as a Professional Organizer, in response to her intuitive nature for managing living spaces and life’s multiple demands. Diane has a long history of working with the human potential and she joins her innate tendencies in applying organizational strategies in daily life and work, with her professional background in counseling.
This marriage of skills allows her to be sensitive to individual personalities and challenges in order to co-create organizational systems that reflect who her clients are and the environment in which they live. Diane has experience working with people of all ages, individually and in groups, and takes into account challenges such as ADHD, executive functioning challenges and other brain based conditions while working with clients.
As a Certified Organizer Coach (COC), Diane incorporates coaching to help her clients adjust to the internal change required to maintain the lifestyle change. She participates in ongoing study of Chronic Disorganization and ADHD through The Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) and the Coach Approach for Organizers Institute.
Diane is an active member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO); having served on the national level as the chair of the Conference Scholarship Fund Committee and is currently serving for a sixth year on the board of the NJ Chapter.
Diane has a Master’s of Science in Dance/Movement Therapy from Hunter College, NYC. Prior to becoming a Professional Organizer in 2002, she worked in mental health and substance abuse programs in NYC leading psychotherapeutic groups, using both movement and verbal techniques.