Workshops for Mental Health Counselors
Brian Farr has given Financial Therapy presentations to more than 2500 mental health professionals across the United States (Delaware, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington). For more information, please contact Mr. Farr directly at 503-224-0114 or send an email.
DEVELOPING FINANCIAL WELL-BEING: Therapeutic Strategies for Counselors and Clients
This training will introduce clinically relevant strategies and tools that support positive changes in the financial behavior of mental health clients. The training will provide a brief overview of the role and meaning of money in contemporary culture; introduce simple exercises and worksheets that facilitate exploration of personal finance issues within a therapeutic framework; and also address resistance encountered by clinicians when working with the topic of client finances.
Participants who complete this training will:
- Learn therapeutic techniques and financial interventions that support positive treatment outcomes for a wide variety of clients.
- Expand awareness of their own relationship with money, which will provide new clarity for addressing financial difficulties faced by clients.
- Understand more fully the role of money in the lives of their clients.
FEEDBACK FROM WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS:
I found Brian Farr to be an excellent presenter and the information is very useful. Excellent handouts.
I appreciate the presenter’s ability to re-direct the session and move through the material.
This has been the most valuable workshop I’ve attended in years; increased my awareness of the need to work with my clients with confidence and solid direction.
Great job – interactive and emotionally challenging.
The teaching style of helping us self-reflect is giving me 100 times more insight than I could have gained from a simple lecture format.
I learned new techniques and was provided with new information. Excellent presentation and handouts.
Good sense of humor. Helps make a difficult subject easier to address.
Great information – the handouts are wonderful and will be used frequently.
A terrific presenter. An easy approach to follow, profound examples, exceeded my expectations in all ways. Thank you.