Szifra Birke is an experienced psychotherapist who transitioned to coaching and has had a private practice in the Boston area for more than 30 years. She found it easier to talk about sexual abuse, affairs, alcohol and drug addiction than to ask about the role of money in a client’s life. She discovered her therapist colleagues also shared this reluctance. It took years to realize that in the area of money, as in other areas, understanding ourselves is an essential key to helping others make changes. That relationship with money was so interesting to her that she actually developed a specialty of focusing on financial behavior with her coaching clients and as a consultant to businesses.
Using Money Habitudes with clients and businesses, Szifra Birke has been able to: