Wiley.com
Print this page Share

Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations About Money with Your Clients--A Guide for Therapists, Coaches, and Other Professionals, + URL

ISBN: 978-0-470-08342-0
192 pages
December 2007
Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations About Money with Your Clients--A Guide for Therapists, Coaches, and Other Professionals, + URL (0470083425) cover image

Description

The first book of its kind to introduce a model to help you create conversations about money with your clients, Money and Meaning provides a framework and tools to provide a safe environment in which to have conversations and resolve conflicts. Written by a respected expert in business, financial, and relational issues, Money and Meaning is filled with useful case studies and helps you open the door to thoughtful conversations that explore and resolve money’s multiple meanings.
See More

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Peter Steinglass, Ackerman Institute

Preface: Talking about Money and Values xv

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction: The Money and Family Life Project at the Ackerman Institute 1

PART ONE

The Professional’s Toolbox

Chapter 1 Tools for Talking about Money and Values 13

Chapter 2 Using the Tools to Locate Yourself and Your Self-Awareness 29

PART TWO

Conversations about Money in the Relational Context

Chapter 3 Couples 47

Chapter 4 Parents of Children through Age 20 63

Chapter 5 Parents of Children 21 and Older 79

Chapter 6 Single Adults 93

Chapter 7 Life Transitions: Divorce, Illness, and Death 107

Conclusion 119

Epilogue 123

Bibliography 125

Appendix I Content Values Cards 127

Appendix II Process Values Cards 143

Index 155

See More

Author Information

JUDITH STERN PECK, LCSW, is a prominent family therapist and family business consultant based in New York, New York. She heads the Money and Family Life Project at the Ackerman Institute in New York City and has worked with her colleagues there to develop the ideas and interventions presented in this book.

See More

Reviews

"Stern Peck tackles an important and often overlooked in the issue in the clinical relationship—money. [The book stresses] the importance of exploring our own beliefs about money…and then leveraging this to assist clients through the same process….an excellent resource for students and professionals alike." (Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 2008)

"Judy Peck's insightful book gives families and their advisors a clear, pragmatic framework for discussing the complex, challenging topic of money, values and family dynamics."
Melissa A. Berman, President & CEO, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

"Judith Stern Peck has broken the last taboo for families and their therapists. With a strong relational and family life cycle focus, she lifts money from mere pragmatics to a deeper exploration of the meaning and values beneath every financial decision in our lives. Creativity, sound judgment and compassion for people’s dilemmas infuse a work sure to be a resource for trainees and experienced therapists alike."
Evan Imber-Black, Ph.D., Director, Center for Families and Health, Ackerman Institute for the Family; Editor, Family Process

See More

Downloads

Download TitleSizeDownload
Content Value Cards 1.76 MB Click to Download
Process Value Cards 1.38 MB Click to Download
See More

Buy Both and Save 25%!

+

Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations About Money with Your Clients--A Guide for Therapists, Coaches, and Other Professionals, + URL (US $44.00)

-and- Positive Psychology Coaching: Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients (US $76.00)

Total List Price: US $120.00
Discounted Price: US $90.00 (Save: US $30.00)

Buy Both
Cannot be combined with any other offers. Learn more.
Back to Top