Klontz Consulting Group provides customized consultation services designed to help clients learn better ways to meet the challenges of life. We assist them in establishing clear goals, provide opportunities to practice new skills, and help them change their limiting thoughts and behaviors about themselves, others and their world. In sum, we provide the synergy, structure and expertise to help people change.
Ted Klontz, Ph.D.
Ted Klontz Ph.D (Psychology) based in Nashville TN., is a published researcher, professional speaker, trainer, workshop designer and facilitator, consultant to and troubleshooter for major athletic and entertainment management groups, as well as the U.S. Defense Department. His private practice includes financial professionals, collegiate and professional athletes, entertainers, and high wealth/profile families as well as "civilians". Ted is a noted pioneer in the development and application of unique tools and techniques for helping people change troublesome behaviors. He has served as an advisor to Congressional Committees, and extensively as an expert voice in local, national and international radio, TV, on-line and print media. Ted's two most recent projects include the completion of his sixth book, Mind Over Money for Random House/Doubleday and The Judd's OWN TV show project.
He is a principal in the Klontz Consulting Group (he works extensively with his son, Dr. Brad Klontz of Kauai, HI), as well as Peak Performance Brain Training Institute. He also serves as Vice-President of the International Financial Therapy Association.
Brad Klontz, Psy.D., CSAC
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.
Brenda Klontz Anderson
Brenda Klontz Anderson is Director of Operations for Klontz Consulting Group and a Project Manager for Wrightwood Capital and the Director of Operations for Waident Technology Solutions in Chicago, IL. Brenda graduated with a degree in Secondary Education and Psychology and taught high school for several years before moving into the corporate world.
Marjorie Zugich M.A.
Margie has a Master’s degree in both Education from Michigan State University and Professional Counseling from Argosy University. She has been a senior manager in the public and private sector for over 30 years, the last 16 serving as CEO of Onsite Workshops. Her expertise includes couples’ issues, communication and writing, and human systems analysis.
Joni Klontz Wada, Psy.D.
Joni is a clinical psychologist with Ho'ola Lahui, a community health center in Hawaii. Her clinical and research interests include mindfulness-based therapies, multicultural and women's issues, primary care psychology, and women and money.