Education Opportunities for Professionals
To learn more about treating neurodiverse couples in therapy, read my articles, call me for a consultation, or join in a monthly phone discussion with other professionals.
Discussion Group for Neurodiverse Couples Therapists
If you work with neurodiverse couples individually, as couples, or in groups, and are looking for support or resources, a discussion with other professionals who work with this population can be very helpful. I offer monthly conference calls.
Articles about Asperger's, Neurology, Relationships, and Marriage (Earn CEUs)*
*To earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), please contact the National Association of Social Work (NASW)
Professional consultations about working with neurodiverse couples in therapy
If you are interested in learning more about how Asperger’s can affect relationships and how you can support your clients, email me.
Online training for therapists to learn to effectively work with neurodiverse couples in therapy
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The Importance of Shifting the Lens for Neurodiverse Couples in Counseling
"As partners learn to shift their lens and begin to see their partners differently and view their partner’s behavior as being neurologically based rather than intentionally distressing, they will begin to understand how neurology matters. This awareness alone allows them to refocus and let go of the anger, blame, and defenses that have built up over the years."
Listen to Podcasts about Neurodiverse Relationships
Alone Together: Why It's Important to Listen to the Spouse's Experience
"...couple’s therapists who do not understand AS [Asperger's] may not appreciate how AS’ neurology is impacting the couple, and very often the woman without AS is blamed for being controlling and overly demanding. Women in our groups have said they found couples therapy unhelpful, even more so when blame was placed on them for the problems in the relationship."
Contact me about professional opportunities to learn more about neurodiverse couples
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