The Best-Kept Secret on Wall Street Might Be Therapy
It’s been six years since the global financial crisis sent heart rates soaring, but that was just the beginning for some traders, bankers and financial analysts, whose stress levels are still high. More is being demanded of them due to ongoing job cuts on Wall Street, and concerns are growing over the plummeting price of oil, deflation and increasingly volatile stock markets. “The money situation got scary,” says Anne Ziff, clinical assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a New York-based therapist. She saw divorce rates hit between 30 and 40 percent among her clients and is now creating a group therapy program for those in the financial industry.
- Anne Ziff, Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai