Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations about Money with Your Clients - A Guide for Therapists, Coaches, and Other Professionals / Edition 1

Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations about Money with Your Clients - A Guide for Therapists, Coaches, and Other Professionals / Edition 1

by Judith Stern Peck
ISBN-10:
0470083425
ISBN-13:
9780470083420
Pub. Date:
12/04/2007
Publisher:
Wiley

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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 / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470083420
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/04/2007
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 989,194
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.48(d)

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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

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"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

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