Seeking Therapy for Shopping Addiction

Shopping addiction is not cute, whimsical, or funny. It is more than just spending too much, and it actually comes down being a way for some people to deal with psychological difficulty. Simple overspending tendencies can be a gateway to an addiction, especially if shopping is a way to cope with difficult emotions such as anger or anxiety. When it comes to compulsive shopping, therapy helps get to the real root of the problem instead of just treating the symptoms. Each person is different and needs a unique approach to help them end their shopping addiction and their underlying issues.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More