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I chat with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, a practicing financial therapist in the Midwest. As the first financial therapist in Michigan, she combines financial literacy with the emotional and psychological side of money. Lindsay has a background in mental health research and psychotherapy, having trained at the University of Michigan in Social Work.
We chat about the differences between various types of financial professionals, why someone would want to go into financial therapy and some of the common stressors about money. We also chat about creating boundaries around money, navigating finances with your partner and how to use your body to understand what’s going in your financial life.
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What You Hear in This Episode:
- Why Lindsay decided to transition into financial therapy
- How individuals and couples can navigate boundaries to better their financial situations
- How anyone can tune into their body to uncover issues around money
- What the differences are between a financial therapist, money coach and financial planner are
- What is really happening under the surface when couples argue about money
Questions to Ponder:
- Can you identify the sorts of challenges you want to work through in our financial so that you know which professional to ask?
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*Thanks to Donovan Dorrance for the awesome theme music