By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three factors that exacerbate a compulsive spender’s habits.
-Explain three motivations that shop-aholics have for compulsive spending.
-Explain three techniques to incorporate a shop-aholic partner into their therapy.
-Explain three reactions that can occur when clients are confronted with their compulsive spending.
-Explain three types of malicious spending.
-Explain three techniques useful in preparing a client to fight compulsive spending.
-Explain three techniques that help a client avoid trigger attacks.
-Explain the diagnostic criteria for compulsive buying.
-Explain what the clinician must be aware of when evaluating shopping habits of a compulsive buyer.
-Explain the two main concepts behind the urge to splurge.
-Explain the sensory factors that often enhance a compulsive buyer’s shopping experience.
-Explain the difference between big spenders and experiencers.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Social Worker CEUs, Counselor CEUs,Psychologist CEUs, MFT CEUs