Institute of Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
312 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-1480
785-532-5505 fax
ipfp@k-state.edu

Kristy Archuleta

Kristy Archuleta

Associate Professor
LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST

Contact Information

316 Justin Hall
785-532-1474
kristy@k-state.edu

Courses I Teach

  • FSHS 105 Introduction to Personal Financial Planning (undergraduate)
  • FSHS 756 Financial Counseling (undergraduate and doctoral)
  • FSHS 888 Research Methods I (doctoral)
  • FSHS 909 Money and Relationships (graduate)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis in Personal Financial Planning, Kansas State University, Manhattan (2008)
  • M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas State University, Manhattan (2005)
  • B.S. in Family Relations and Child Development, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater (2001)

Short Biography

Dr. Archuleta's career objective is to bridge financial planning and MFT to form a type of financial therapy, where financial planners and relationship therapists work together to provide comprehensive treatment to clients experiencing financial distress. Her research interests include rural and farm families, dyadic processes influencing financial satisfaction and marital satisfaction, empirical based treatment for couples experiencing financial difficulties, and theoretical development to understand the connections between financial planning and couple relationships and how to work with them. Dr. Archuleta is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Kansas.