Megan Ford, M.S., LMFT, is the Director of the University of Georgia's ASPIRE Clinic and is also the current board President of the Financial Therapy Association. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in financial planning at UGA. Megan earned a Master's degree in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University and holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of South Dakota. She is the former copy editor for The Journal of Financial Therapy and her research interests include linking the areas of mental health and finances, financial conflict in couples, and enhancing therapeutic and communication skill development in the financial planning field. Megan is extremely passionate about this developing discipline and furthering its advancement.