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Solution-Focused Financial Therapy

  • Kristy L. ArchuletaEmail author
  • John E. Grable
  • Emily Burr
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Abstract

Solution-focused therapy (SFT) is a clinically proven psychotherapeutic approach that is known to be an effective tool in helping people deal with a variety of issues. SFT is a pragmatic approach based on a theoretical perspective that utilizes helping techniques that focus on client strengths, skills, and attributes rather than past and current problems. This chapter provides an overview of SFT and then presents an adaption of SFT suited specifically for dealing with financial issues: solution-focused financial therapy (SFFT). Applications for clinical and practitioner settings to help clients reduce financial stress and move towards goal accomplishment are discussed.

Keywords

Homework Assignment Financial Behavior Financial Therapist Mental Health Practitioner Retirement Plan 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristy L. Archuleta
    • 1
    Email author
  • John E. Grable
    • 2
  • Emily Burr
    • 3
  1. 1.Family Studies and Human ServicesKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA
  2. 2.University of GeorgiaAthensUSA
  3. 3.Child Guidance CenterLincolnUSA

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