Learn some practical tips from two certified financial planners from BDF LLC (Kristina Caragiulo and Nick Cosky of BDF LLC in Chicago) on navigating your financial concerns during these challenging times. Also - learn from ADAA member and co-chair of the Public Education Committee - Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA - about how to cope with worries and fears about finances during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Dr. Debra Kissen is the Clinical Director of the Light on Anxiety Treatment Center of Chicago.
Dr. Kissen specializes in CBT based treatment to children, adolescents and adults with a focus on anxiety and stress-related disorders, including OCD, PTSD, panic disorder, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, separation anxiety disorder, compulsive skin picking, trichotillomania and other Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). Dr. Debra Kissen applies the principles of evidence-based treatments while at the same time treating the whole person, with deep respect for the human spirit and the challenges we all face on our journey through life.
Dr. Kissen is a Clinical Fellow at the Anxiety Depression Association of America (ADAA) and is a Co-Chair of ADAA's Public Education Committee.
Kristina Caragiulo is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, and a Senior Advisor at BDF LLC, an independent private wealth management firm in Chicago. In her role at BDF, Kristina works with clients to help them turn their goals into reality. Kristina is also a part of BDF’s Divorce Practice Group, where she helps individuals going through divorce come out of the process on strong financial footing and ready for the next chapter of their lives. Her passion is building relationships – she loves to provide people financial peace of mind.
Nick Cosky is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, and one of the owners of BDF LLC, an independent private wealth management firm in Chicago. Nick recognizes that working with clients is about more than helping them navigate their finances. Many clients come to BDF with a great understanding of certain aspects of their financial lives, but they need help in other areas to pull the whole picture together. Adding understanding or knowledge where it is needed, Nick helps his clients create a holistic view of what they can achieve during their lifetime.