Collaborative Relational Model

  • Martin SeayEmail author
  • Joseph W. Goetz
  • Jerry Gale


Based on an ecosystemic perspective, the Collaborative Relational Model of Financial Therapy addresses clients’ needs from a holistic perspective to facilitate improvements in overall well-being. The collaborative relational model of financial therapy is based on the concept of utilizing complementary professionals, each with expertise in their individual areas, to provide in-depth financial therapy to clients. This chapter will introduce the model, provide the foundation of its theoretical framework, and offer illustrations of its use in practice. Lastly, a discussion of its benefits, both for the counselors and clients, is presented.


Service Provider Family Therapy Family Therapist Financial Distress Financial Planning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kansas State UniversityManhattanUSA
  2. 2.University of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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