Dr. Brad Klontz

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Dr. Brad Klontz is the co-author of Mind Over Money and the co-founder/CEO of www.YourMentalWealth.com.  He is a clinical psychologist, addictions specialist, consultant, speaker, peak performance coach, researcher, author, and internationally recognized expert in financial psychology.  Dr. Klontz was awarded the 2009 Innovative Practice Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association due to his application of psychological interventions to help people with money and wealth issues and his innovative practice in financial psychology for practitioners across the country. He was also selected as Wright State University’s 2010 Outstanding Alumnus of the School of Professional Psychology.  He is a former President of the Hawaii Psychological Association and serves as the President of Coastal Clinics, Inc. based in Hawaii, which provides psychological services to children and families through the Hawaii Department of Education and Department of Health.  Dr. Brad Klontz is also an Associate Research Professor at Kansas State University’s Institute of Personal Financial Planning .  He’s also a Principal Investigator and research associate for Northwest Media, Inc., which creates innovative social learning and educational products for at-risk youth, parent training, and service providers.  Leveraging his expertise in working with parents and teens, H&R Block is partnering with Dr. Klontz to help teach teens financial fitness and prepare for life after high school in the Dollars & Sense personal finance in-school curriculum and online resource center.  In addition to being an accomplished researcher in the psychology of money, with Dr. Ted Klontz he co-authored Mind Over Money, Wired for Wealth, The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge, and Facilitating Financial Health. He’s also been featured on ABC News’ 20/20, Good Morning America, and in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time, Real Simple, NPR Marketplace, Mint.com and hundreds of other national and international media outlets and professional magazines and journals, including his “Mind Over Money” blog for Psychology Today.