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Collaborative Relational Model

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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.

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    The ASPIRE clinic also includes nutritional counselors, home design consultants, and law students that each provide services independently as well as collaboratively across disciplines.

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Seay, M., Goetz, J., Gale, J. (2015). Collaborative Relational Model. In: Klontz, B., Britt, S., Archuleta, K. (eds) Financial Therapy. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08269-1_10

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