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.


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

  • Grow the financial therapy profession
  • Shape financial therapy practice standards and ethical guidelines
  • Communicate financial therapy competencies and training requirements
  • Promote empirical research and theoretical development through the Journal of Financial Therapy and other professional and academic outlets
  • Increase awareness of financial therapy for the general public
  • Expand visibility of financial therapy to financial and mental health professionals
  • Engage FTA members in the advancement of financial therapy