Dr Christiana Bratiotis is among the world’s leading experts on the subject of hoarding. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at The University of British Columbia.

Dr Bratiotis has particular experience in community-based interventions for hoarding, including community hoarding task forces. Her research into this topic culminated in her acclaimed book The Hoarding Handbook. Dr Bratiotis is trained as a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist and has a special interest in multi-disciplinary approaches to social problems.

A frequent public speaker, Dr Bratiotis has delivered hundreds of lectures, keynote addresses, training events and presentations around the world. She has also served as executive director with two non-profit organizations.

Dr Bratiotis’ work has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune and The Vancouver Sun. Among her awards are the Tenancy Assistance Program Individual Award from Boston’s MassHousing organization, and an Excellence in Teaching Award from Boston University.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Social Work and SociologyBoston University2009
Master of Social Work (MSW), Social WorkUniversity of Nevada, Reno1999
2 Honors and Awards
MassHousing Housing Corporation2014
Tenancy Assistance Program Individual Award
Boston University School of Social Work2009
Excellence in Teaching Award
1 Book
Book cover of "The Hoarding Handbook: A Guide for Human Service Professionals"