Financial therapy is a new field of psychotherapy that looks at the value of money as translated by our emotions. What we learned as a child, the influences of peer groups, how we define our role in society: exploring external influences like these are at the root of financial therapy. Read more
Emotional Reactions to Money May Give Rise to Psychological DisordersLaurie Buntain has spent the past decade delving into the deep-seated emotions that can give rise to "money disorders" and create complex personal behaviors. Hoarding. Binging. Penny-pinching. Obsessive shopping or gambling. These are just a sampling of the often debilitating traits that emotional money problems can cause, if left untreated. Laurie first looks at your money "habits," then explores what is at the root of the behavior.
With 20 years of experience on Wall Street and a decade as a financial therapist, Laurie Buntain understands money's conflicting messages. Dispelling myths is step one. Read More