Oprah Winfrey, Eckart Tolle, Abraham Hicks, and other thought leaders say that money is energy. So, if you want to attract more money, you need to get your energy in alignment with your desires. That’s where a financial therapist comes in. A financial therapist, or money shrink, helps you understand your relationship with money so that you can make better decisions about your finances. Think of it this way: if you were trying to lose weight, you would probably see a nutritionist or dietitian to help you change your eating habits. But if you wanted to change your relationship with food, you would see a therapist. The same is valid for money. If you want to change your relationship with money, you need to see a money shrink.
Financial therapists use a variety of modalities to help their clients understand their relationship with money. I use Brainspotting, clinical hypnosis, parts-work, and somatic therapies to help clients get in touch with their unconscious thoughts and feelings about money. By understanding your relationship with money, you can begin to make better decisions about your finances.
How Does Financial Therapy Work?
Financial therapy is a relatively new field, but it is based on the premise that our relationship with money is just like any other relationship we have. Just as we have relationships with our parents, children, friends, and partners, we also have a relationship with money. And like any other relationship, our relationship with money can be healthy or unhealthy. A financial therapist can help you identify unhealthy patterns in your association with money and work with you to develop healthier ways. For example, let’s say you grew up in a family where money was always tight. You may have developed some unhealthy patterns around money as a result. Maybe you’re always worried about needing more money or constantly trying to save every penny because you’re afraid of being without funds. These are both perfectly normal reactions to growing up in a household where there wasn’t enough money. However, they are not healthy habits when managing your finances as an adult. A financial therapist can help you understand why you react to money the way you do and work with you to develop healthier patterns.
What Are the Benefits of Financial Therapy?
There are many benefits of financial therapy. The most obvious benefit is that it can help you attract more money into your life. If you can learn to relate to money healthily, it becomes much easier to attract more. Another benefit of financial therapy is that it can help reduce stress around money matters. Money is one of the most common sources of stress in people’s lives and relationships. You will improve overall well-being if you learn to reduce pressure around finance and enhance communication around money matters within relationships. If you and your partner can communicate openly and honestly about money, you are much more likely to work together to achieve shared financial goals. In short, financial therapy can lead to improved well-being, reduced stress, and better communication – all of which can lead to improved finances.
If you’re ready to attract more money into your life, let’s talk! It could be the best decision you ever make!