Many of the issues we deal with as clinicians touch on the powerful issue of money. As therapists we almost always shy away from pursuing the thread of ﬁnancial matters with clarity and purpose. When revealed, this last taboo of therapy tells a compelling story that sheds light on ingrained patterns of interaction and premises of couples. Looking at everyday, unaddressed money issues in a new and direct way provides a window to understand relational patterns that can make or break couples. It gives new perspective on life cycle events like death, divorce, and remarriage, and allows for reconﬁguring how one both constructively manages and communicates, or destructively acts out ﬁnancial matters.
Participants will leave this workshop with tools to pursue ﬁnancial discussions with couples, and an understanding of your own personal relationship to money. The Ackerman Relational Approach is employed with speciﬁc focus on money, gender, and the nature of relationships.
- To guide clients to recognize the intersection between money and couples
- To enhance their ability to explore and access relational patterns through ﬁnancial patterns
- To increase their own self-awareness of their relationship to money as well as their clients’
Judith Stern Peck, LCSW is a prominent family therapist and family business consultant. She is Senior Faculty and heads the Money and Family Life Project at the Ackerman Institute in New York.
- November 19, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Judith Stern Peck, LCSW
3 CE Contact Hours
Location: Online Event
A link will be emailed to you one day before the event. Online events are held in Eastern Standard Time (ET).