About Dr. Rich


    "Try using a workbook like The Couple's Guide to Love & Money by Jonathan Rich, Ph.D. Tools like these can be highly beneficial, especially when you just don't know where to begin.  Rich believes that couples can work out money matters by understanding how differing financial personalities affect the relationship, helping them work through conflicts about anything from spending to building wealth."  Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D., syndicated column, week of January 23, 2005.

    "California psychologist Jonathan Rich had been noticing a pattern in the complaints couples were bringing to their sessions with him. In today's grim climate, money is frequently a source of friction for even the most harmonious twosomes.
    His book, The Couple's Guide to Love and Money (New Harbinger; $18.95), shows readers how to avoid the pitfalls that clashing money personalities can create. He offers sound strategies for creating a secure financial future, building wealth and staying clear of excessive debt."  -- Shauna Scott Rhone, Cincinnati Enquirer, March 14, 2003.

      "Jonathan Rich delivers the most successful and helpful answers yet to couples in conflict over their coins in his powerful new workbook, The Couple's Guide to Love and Money.
       Newlyweds and young couples should consider reading this as a part of their preparation for marriage.  Couples married for many years, perhaps facing the realities of layoffs, a shrinking economy, a stock market that has failed them, would be wise to go through Rich's workbook, page by page, to assure that their relationship survives tough financial struggles.      
       Rich's deep psychological understanding, his crisp financial wisdom and his friendly writing style guarantees ... [that couples] will easily learn how to protect and enhance their intimate relationship while fortifying their economic future.  
       This is destined to be a best-selling aid and will do for financially stressed couples what Spock has done for stressed out parents.  It's a winner!" - Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D.,
clinical and corporate psychologist, best-selling author, Ticking Bombs: Defusing Violence in the Workplace and Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: P.S. It's All Small Stuff.

“This workbook helps couples, whose fights over money erode their good feelings toward each other, learn how their different core money styles lead to conflict and how to resolve this conflict without getting a divorce. Every couple who fights about money should read this book before money issues come between them.”- Matthew McKay, Ph.D., best-selling author of Couple Skills, When Anger Hurts Your Relationship, and Thoughts & Feelings

“Finally! A practical, easy-to-use manual to guide couples through successful communication about the troublesome area of money management.”- Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D., author of Infidelity on the Internet and E-health, Telehealth and Telemedicine.

“Financial disagreements often erode the goodwill between a couple and drive them into a psychotherapist’s office. If you’re having financial problems, The Couple’s Guide to Love and Money will provide you with sensible solutions. If you’re doing OK, this book will bring you and your partner to a new level of joy and prosperity. Every couple needs this book!” - Sharron Williams, Psy.D., Psychologist, Newport Beach, CA

“With money being one of the top 3 issues in relationships with the many couples I coach, I can honestly say that The Couple's Guide to Love & Money is at the top of the list of books I recommend.” - Larry James, author of Red Hot LoveNotes for Lovers, How to Really Love the One You're With and LoveNotes for Lovers, and Associate Producer of the nationally syndicated "Mars & Venus" radio talk show.