My name is Vicky Sim. I am a professional organiser based in Durban, South Africa with a passion for helping people to simplify their lives.
Since childhood I have always been an organised and structured person. My sister and I had beds with large storage drawers under them, and one of my favourite activities was organising the toys in my drawers. As an adult in today’s busy, stressful world, I have tried to make my life simpler and less complicated. I tend to get overwhelmed and distracted with too much going on, and so have reworked my own life to focus on what really matters.
I have a special interest in helping clients with the often stressful process of downsizing and moving, especially older clients who may not have family around to assist them. Having moved myself numerous times, locally and internationally, I have considerable personal experience in the moving process.
I am also passionate about assisting clients struggling with ADHD, depression or anxiety to implement practical steps that can make their lives and their home and work environments more manageable and less stressful.
Having worked for nearly twenty years in the town and regional planning profession, I am now making a shift into the world of professional organising, mixing my desire for a more people-oriented career with my natural organisational abilities. My planning experience is not going to waste; I have just transferred my project management skills and understanding of organising space to home and office environments.
I am a member of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD).
I have completed the following Certificates of Study with the ICD (to equip me to help my clients more effectively):
- Chronic Disorganization
- Understanding the Needs of the Elderly CD Client
- Basic Hoarding Issues with the CD Client
- Basic ADD Issues with the CD Client
- Basic Mental Health Conditions and Challenges Affecting the CD Client
- Basic Physical Conditions Affecting the CD Client
- Learning Styles and Modalities
- Understanding the Needs of the Student CD Client