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Meet Heather Dancel

Today we’d like to introduce you to Heather Dancel. Them and their team share their story with us below:

Heather is a firm believer in the powers of Organization. She knows firsthand that being organized has a tremendous impact on our busy lifestyles.

After earning her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, Heather moved to Los Angeles to begin her career in the Hospitality Industry. Her first love is Food, Beverage and Great Customer Service. Through her career, she nurtured a desire for having Everything In Its Place. This is known in the Culinary World as “Mise En Place”. In March of 2020, she launched her Professional Organizing Business, A Clear Mind Organizer. Heather honed the skills she gained from working in the industry and applied the same standards of exceptional Customer Service, Time Management and Attention to Detail to her business.

Being a Full Time Working Mom in the Hospitality Industry has its challenges. So this Organizer learned to always work smarter and not harder in all aspects of her life. Time Management, Organization, and Mindfulness are her core values. When Heather is not organizing homes, she avidly enjoys Yoga, Gardening, Cooking, Wine, Mixology, Concerts and Dancing.

Since March of 2021, Heather has also become a Design Consultant at California Closets. Highly trained in a 3D CAD Software, she designs custom storage spaces for her clients. Each space is curated and fits to their budget, style, and their inventory needs. She uses her Hospitality and Organization background to build a lasting relationships with each one of her clients.

She is always learning, listening to podcasts and immersing herself in the world of design, home, garden, and mindfulness in every way she can.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
When I first wanted to start my business, it was originally called Mise En Place Organizer. I wanted to be a Hospitality Professional Organizer. All the years working, I wanted to give back to an industry that is so broken and toxic. But COVID hit, and that idea died quickly.

So I pivoted to a residential organizer. It started out very well, lots of support. But when the second shutdown occurred, business slowed. So I had to get a full-time job as a designer. Now I do both and love the juggle as these two jobs complement one another.

Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I am a Professional Organizer at A Clear Mind Organizer

I started this business through the pandemic.

My mission is to organize and declutter your spaces, so you can have a Clear Mind and Live a More Fulfilled life!

Areas I can help you in:
– Pantry/Kitchen
– Bathrooms
– Bedrooms/Closets
– Playrooms
– Garages
– Home offices
– Craft rooms
– Garden Sheds
– Storage Units
– Resale
– Packing and Un Packing

I also offer Virtual Organizing
– Photo Organization
– Digital Files
– Small Spaces can be done virtually if you are the DIY type-

1.) Bathrooms
2.) Offices
3.) Closets
4.) Pantries

I offer a free 30 minute consultation via zoom.

I am your personal shopper.

I can assemble small furniture units and some handy work in the home.

I will drop off your donations to a local charity, shelter or goodwill.

I do not require a deposit until the services are complete.

I accept payment via Zelle, Venmo, cash or check.

I book part-time mostly on Wednesdays and some Saturdays.

I book out two weeks in advance.

I am a Design Consultant Full time with California Closets. My region that I service my client in is Pasadena and Los Angeles.

I start with a complimentary consultation in the home. We discuss =
Wants and Needs

About Cal Closets and our Warranty

I measure and take photos

We Setup a design review as the next step in our Beautiful Showrooms

IN Our Design review, we review your Design in our 3d CAD program and collaborate on each space. You get to see sample layouts of spaces (Craft rooms, laundry rooms, offices, wall beds, walk-in closets, reach-in closets, pantries, wine bars, entertainment centers and garages) You get to touch, feel and see all our finishes, hardware, accessories, etc.

Once you are ready to move forward, the next step is the contract and installation date.

Once your system is installed, your installer will perform a white glove service in the home and train you on your new system!

What does success mean to you?
I define success when I’ve set up or designed a system for a client that is easy for them to maintain and has improved the quality of their life.


  • $65/hour in Person Organizing (3hour min)
  • Complimentary Consultation through California Closets
  • $25/ hour Virtual Organizing (1 hour min)

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California Closets install team Huntington Beach, CA

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