About

The interdisciplinary nature of financial therapy and the diverse professional backgrounds represented in our membership contribute immensely to the vibrancy of the FTA community. Our members are psychologists, marriage & family therapists, social workers, financial planners, accountants, counselors & coaches, students and academics, and we promote the research and study of financial health and training. 

We are building a community of financial therapy professionals, and provide a forum to share research and practice methods and models, and inform policy and practice management standards.

Mission

The Financial Therapy Association (FTA) is an organization comprised of professionals dedicated to the integration of cognitive, emotional, behavioral, relational, and financial aspects of well-being. The FTA exists to unite professionals from multiple disciplinary backgrounds to foster the financial therapy profession, disseminate cutting edge research, best practices, and training that enhance client quality of life, and shape public policy and practice management standards within financial therapy.

Vision

Members of the Financial Therapy Association (FTA) are actively engaged in the development and advancement of financial therapy. The FTA aims to:

History

Here is a glimpse at our history and foundation.

2008

A group of individuals from around the United States met for a one-day “Financial Therapy Forum” in Garden Grove, California.

2008
2009

The Financial Therapy Association(FTA) was officially recognized as a non-profit Kansas Corporation.

2009
2009

Volume 1, Issue 1 of The “Journal of Financial Therapy” was published.

2009
2010

The first Financial Therapy Association Annual Conference was held on the campus of Kansas State University.

2010
2020

Equity & Inclusion Conference Created

2020

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