Counseling Services

Counseling Services
General information

Counseling Services

Autism Partnership offers a wide range of counseling support.  Our experienced clinicians are available for individual, couple and group counseling.  Because we specialize in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) we have an awareness of the unique challenges individuals with ASD and their families are experiencing.  Our goals is to increase family stability, create strong sibling support, and assist individuals with ASD gain a fuller understanding of their world and potential.  We are experienced in helping those challenged by other issues such social skills de

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“The Role of Counseling in the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
by Marlene Driscoll, MA, LMFT

This week, we’re excited to share with you an exclusive article “The Role of Counseling in the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder” by Marlene Driscoll, MA, LMFT. In this article, Marlene explores the benefits of counseling on both children with ASD and their parents. For children, counseling may be beneficial in increasing independence and responsibilities when fading intensive services. For parents, counseling can help them navigate the world of ASD treatments through the many financial, emotional, and physical stressors they face.

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Counseling Services FAQs

What types of counseling services do you provide?

We specialize in offering individual and group counseling for individuals with social skills impairments, social or general anxiety, and those with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their siblings and parents or care providers.  We have extensive experience with these concerns as they are expressed across the lifespan and work with children, adolescents and adults.  

For parents of children on the autism spectrum we are available to provide support.  Our counselors are skilled at combining their knowledge of practical behavior management and interpersonal therapeutic support to address the total context of the parental experience.  Whether clients are interested  in weekly sessions or wish to schedule once a month or “as needed”,  we are available.  Sessions may be scheduled for individuals or couples. 

Additionally, we offer relationship and sex education for teens and young adults with ASD.  We provide a safe and engaging environment to learn about and discuss important information related to relationships, anatomy, sexual behavior, abuse, self-advocacy, contraception, and appropriate boundaries.    

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