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

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

Judith Stern Peck

ISBN: 978-0-470-23075-6

Mar 2008

224 pages

$35.99

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.

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

"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)
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