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Financial Therapy

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Money-related stress dates as far back as concepts of money itself. Formerly it may have waxed and waned in tune with the economy, but today more individuals are experiencing financial mental anguish and self-destructive behavior regardless of bull or bear markets, recessions or boom periods. From a fringe area of psychology, financial therapy has emerged to meet increasingly salient concerns. Financial Therapy is the first full-length guide to the field, bridging theory, practical methods, and a growing cross-disciplinary evidence base to create a framework for improving this crucial aspect of clients' lives. Its contributors identify money-based disorders such as compulsive buying, financial hoarding, and workaholism, and analyze typical early experiences and the resulting mental constructs ("money scripts") that drive toxic relationships with money. Clearly relating financial stability to larger therapeutic goals, therapists from varied perspectives offer practical tools for assessment and intervention, advise on cultural and ethical considerations, and provide instructive case studies. A diverse palette of research-based and practice-based models meets monetary mental health issues with well-known treatment approaches, among them: Cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapies. Collaborative relationship models. Experiential approaches. Psychodynamic financial therapy. Feminist and humanistic approaches. Stages of change and motivational interviewing in financial therapy. A text that serves to introduce and define the field as well as plan for its future, Financial Therapy is an important investment for professionals in psychotherapy and counseling, family therapy, financial planning, and social policy.

The Financial Anxiety Solution

Author : Lindsay Bryan-Podvin
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Discover how to overcome money stress, make smarter money moves, and find financial freedom with this life-changing interactive guide! Most adults today experience some degree of anxiety. In the United States alone, 51% of adults report feeling anxious. And what is one of the top causes of this chronic anxiety? Money. Financial anxiety is ranked #2 in terms of what is stressing Americans out. And the more anxious a person is about money, the less likely they are to take action toward improving their financial health. Hitting a little close to home? Now that your heart rate is up, here’s the good news—anxiety is treatable and financial literacy is easier than you think. The Financial Anxiety Solution will show you how to conquer money-related stress and take control of your financial life. Inside, you’ll find: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques for developing anxiety coping skills Interactive quizzes to help identify “pain points” of stress Journal prompts to help work through money-related thoughts and feelings Mindfulness exercises to help calm a worried mind Popular money-management techniques that can help turn the page on financial anxiety The Financial Anxiety Solution takes you step by step through helpful exercises and strategies to understand the sources of anxiety, apply coping skills to address anxiety symptoms, and prepare to tackle your financial worries.

Financial Planning and Counseling Scales

Author : John E. Grable
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The personal, household, and consumer finance field is growing quite rapidly, especially as universities and policy makers see the need for additional research and clinical application in this dynamic area of study. Currently, the profession is advancing towards the stage where professional practice becomes increasingly evidenced-based. Financial Planning and Counseling Scales provides educators, researchers, students, and practitioners with a much needed review of reliable and valid personal assessment scales and instruments that can be used for both research and clinical practice. In addition to presenting actual scales and instruments with applicable psychometric details, the book also includes an overview of measurement issues and psychometric evaluation.

Financial Counseling

Author : Dorothy B. Durband
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"This text is a valuable new resource that we recommend for all of our professionals and are proud to incorporate as part of our AFC® certification program. With expertise representing the breadth and depth of the financial counseling profession, the content in this text provides you with a rigorous foundation of knowledge, considers critical theoretical models, and explores foundational skills of communication, self-awareness, and bias. This type of comprehensive approach aligns with our mission and vision—providing you with the foundational knowledge to meet clients where they are across the financial life-cycle and impact long-term financial capability." -Rebecca Wiggins, Executive Director, AFCPE® (Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education®) This timely volume presents a comprehensive overview of financial counseling skills in accessible, practical detail for readers throughout the career span. Expert financial counselors, educators, and researchers refer to classic and current theories for up-to-date instruction on building long-term client competence, working with clients of diverse backgrounds, addressing problem financial behavior, and approaching sensitive topics. From these core components, readers have a choice of integrated frameworks for guiding clients in critical areas of financial decision-making. This essential work: · Offers an introduction to financial counseling as a practice and profession · Discusses the challenges of working in financial counseling · Explores the elements of the client/counselor relationship · Compares delivery systems and practice models · Features effective tools and resources used in financial counseling · Encourages counselor ethics, preparedness, and self-awareness A standout in professional development references, Financial Counseling equips students and new professionals to better understand this demanding field, and offers seasoned veterans a robust refresher course in current best practices.

Handbook of Consumer Finance Research

Author : Jing Jian Xiao
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This second edition of the authoritative resource summarizes the state of consumer finance research across disciplines for expert findings on—and strategies for enhancing—consumers’ economic health. New and revised chapters offer current research insights into familiar concepts (retirement saving, bankruptcy, marriage and finance) as well as the latest findings in emerging areas, including healthcare costs, online shopping, financial therapy, and the neuroscience behind buyer behavior. The expanded coverage also reviews economic challenges of diverse populations such as ethnic groups, youth, older adults, and entrepreneurs, reflecting the ubiquity of monetary issues and concerns. Underlying all chapters is the increasing importance of financial literacy training and other large-scale interventions in an era of economic transition. Among the topics covered: Consumer financial capability and well-being. Advancing financial literacy education using a framework for evaluation. Financial coaching: defining an emerging field. Consumer finance of low-income families. Financial parenting: promoting financial self-reliance of young consumers. Financial sustainability and personal finance education. Accessibly written for researchers and practitioners, this Second Edition of the Handbook of Consumer Finance Research will interest professionals involved in improving consumers’ fiscal competence. It also makes a worthwhile text for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in economics, family and consumer studies, and related fields.

Student Financial Literacy

Author : Dorothy B. Durband
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College students are particularly vulnerable to making poor financial decisions. One method of addressing personal finances and financial stress among students of higher education is through university based financial education programs. Student Financial Literacy: Program Development presents effective strategies to assist in the implementation or the enhancement of a program as a tool to improve students’ educational experience and financial well-being. It presents the key components of financial education programs designed to address the growing concerns associated with high levels of debt and low levels of financial literacy among college students. “Student Financial Literacy: Campus-Based Program Development is packed with financial education and counseling information and guidance. It was very difficult to write this review as I wanted to share ALL the excellent direction this book provides... The editors and contributing authors have developed an excellent resource for not only those interested in developing or enhancing a campus-based financial education program but also for anyone involved in financial education, counseling, and planning.” -Rebecca J. Travnichek, Family Financial Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning

Proceedings Annual Conference of the American Council on Consumer Interests

Author : American Council on Consumer Interests. Conference
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Fundamentals of Financial Planning

Author : David Mark Cordell
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Journal of Information Science

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Cognitive Therapy with Chronic Pain Patients

Author : Carrie Winterowd, PhD
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This manual begins with an introduction to chronic, nonmalignant pain treatment and some of the main pain theories, as well as approaches to pain management . The core of the book delineates the application of Beck's cognitive therapy assessment and intervention strategies with this client population, and offers an easy-to-follow structured approach. The book provides case examples and therapist-patient dialogues to demonstrate cognitive therapy in action and illustrate ways to improve collaborative efforts between practitioners and patients.

Quality of Life Therapy

Author : Michael B. Frisch
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Note: Book no longer includes a CD-ROM, but the files areavailable online for download for both book and ebook purchasers atwww.wiley.com/go/frisch "This book defines an approach to well-being and positivepsychology, that is state-of-the-art, evidence-based, empiricallyvalidated, and an outstanding guide for anyone interested inlearning about the practice of positive psychology orwell-being." —Ed Diener, the world authority on happiness from theUniversity of Illinois and President of the International PositivePsychology Association. Endorsed by Christopher Peterson of the University of Michiganand taught in Marty Seligman's Masters in Applied PositivePsychology (MAPP) Program at the University of Pennsylvania, thisbook teaches a simple, step-by-step method for putting the fieldsof well-being and positive psychology into practice. Itis a "one-stop shopping" manual with everything you need in onebook and with one approach. This approach to greater happiness, meaning, and success is“evidence-based” and empirically validated. Ithas been successfully tested in three randomized controlled trials,including two NIH-grant funded trials conducted by James R.Rodrigue and his colleagues at Beth Israel and Harvard MedicalCenters in Boston. Quality of Life Therapy also known as Quality of Life Therapyand Coaching or QOLTC is designed for use by therapists,coaches, organizational change-agents/consultants, and all professionals who work to improve peoples' well-being. Manylaypersons and clients have found the book useful as well. This book explains the "Sweet 16" Recipe for Joy and Success,along with validated interventions for each: 1. Basic Needs or Wealths: Health, Money,Goals-and-Values/Spiritual Life, Self-Esteem 2. Relationships: Love, Friends, Relatives, and Children 3. Occupations-Avocations: Work and Retirement Pursuits, Play,Helping-Service, Learning, Creativity 4. Surroundings: Home, Neighborhood, Community

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

Author : Ralph R. Dobelbower, Jr.
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A comprehensive review of intraoperative radiation therapy, beginning with the rationale for innovative treatment and the radiobiology of single doses. Problems encountered in modifying a linear accelerator and a radiation therapy suite are reviewed in detail along with special problems relating to technology, nursing, anesthesiology, and various surgical subspecialties. Intraoperative radiation therapy applicators and dosimetric considerations are also reviewed. This text is a valuable reference tool for institutions planning to develop or construct intraoperative radiation therapy facilities.

Strides

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The Thin Green Line

Author : Paul Sullivan
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“Wealth Matters” columnist for The New York Times reveals the decisions, behaviors, and worldviews that lead to true wealth. For the better part of the past decade, Paul Sullivan has written about and lived among some of the wealthiest people in America. He has learned how they save, spend, and invest their money; how they work and rest; how they use their wealth to give their children educational advantages, but not strip them of motivation. He has also seen how they make horrendous mistakes. Firsthand, Sullivan knows why some people, even “rich” people, never find true wealth, and why other people, even those who have far less, are far better off financially. This book shows how others can make better financial decisions—and come to terms with what money means to them. It lays out how to avoid the pitfalls around saving, spending, and giving money away and think differently about wealth to lead a more secure and less stressful life. An essential complement to all of the financial advice available, this “timely…smart” (Publishers Weekly) guide is a welcome antidote to the idea that wealth is a number on a bank statement.

Working Woman

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Economic and Political Weekly

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Adams Jobs Almanac 1998

Author : Adams Media
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Describes each year's job outlook and provides the addresses of government and private sector employers grouped by industry.

Wired for Wealth

Author : Brad Klontz
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Neuroscience and money are being bandied about from Wall Street to Main Street, with people realizing that what goes on in their brain directly impacts their bank account. As financial stress mounts and an economic crash looms, the Wired for Wealth authors show that the biggest threat to your financial health is not a recession, it's your mindset. Markets fluctuate but one fact holds true: People's money scripts—the unconscious core beliefs they hold about money—will determine whether they win or lose. With Wired for Wealth, three respected experts explain their proven Money Makeover Program that has helped clients break through excessive debt, financial stress, self-sabotage, money avoidance, and more.

Parliamentary Debates Hansard

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
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Contains the 4th session of the 28th Parliament through the session of the Parliament.