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Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a group of neurodevelopmental disorders that impact your ability to interact socially and communicate effectively. While some think of autism as a disease that can’t be improved, focused therapy can significantly improve the condition.

No matter how severe symptoms are among the Autism spectrum, an experienced therapist can help you better understand yourself, your needs, and what you can do to improve your quality of life. Wherever you are located in Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Symptoms of Autism

There are several symptoms of autism that you should know about, and they include:

  • Having trouble communicating how you feel.
  • Being perceived by others as offensive.
  • Shying away from social interactions.
  • Being unable to make friends.
  • Trouble making eye contact.

Aspergers symptoms include:

  • A strong interest in art or intellectual things
  • Delayed development
  • Lack of proper social skills.

If you believe that you fit the description of Autism, it’s wise to connect with a therapist for a formal diagnosis and treatment. Looking for autism information for your child? Read this article to learn about the merits of art therapy for Autism.

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Kristen Maguire
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Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.


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Together, we will:

Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.

Something to know about my approach is:

With a strong background in cognitive-behavioral therapy, I have been trained in mindfulness and acceptance-based, trauma-focused, and play therapy techniques.Flexibility in my approach enables us to tailor the intervention to your needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Adults
  • Aging Parents
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Childhood Issues
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Family Therapy
  • Family trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
  • School issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
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Kristen Maguire remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Connecticut
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Ashley Hines Lunt
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Use the process of Art Therapy to create a safe place for sharing and delve a little deeper into what's been troubling you. Together we'll move towards greater awareness, healing, and discover changes to make.


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Together, we will:

Use the process of Art Therapy to create a safe place for sharing and delve a little deeper into what's been troubling you. Together we'll move towards greater awareness, healing, and discover changes to make.

Something to know about my approach is:

Children, teens, and young adults alike find Art Therapy an approachable type of therapy. I tailor our sessions to meet your specific needs and go at your pace. Art directives complement and enrich what is being talked about in session.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adopted Children
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Children
  • Christian Counseling
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Starting College
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
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Ashley Hines Lunt remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Pennsylvania
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Dr. Jen Blanchette
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My goal is to help you find more ease in your life. Whether it is related to neurodiverse issues such as concussion, TBI, ADHD, Autism Spectrum issues, or another neurocognitive issue, I believe in total brain health as key to mental health.


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Together, we will:

My goal is to help you find more ease in your life. Whether it is related to neurodiverse issues such as concussion, TBI, ADHD, Autism Spectrum issues, or another neurocognitive issue, I believe in total brain health as key to mental health.

Something to know about my approach is:

I integrate the latest neuroscience into my approach to whole brain wellness. To that end, I'm trained in power therapies like the Gottman method, Biofeedback, and EMDR 2.0 to aid in targeted recovery from emotional and relational traumas.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Former Athletes
  • Neurodivergence
  • Neurological issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Dr. Jen Blanchette remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D.
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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.


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Together, we will:

I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.

Something to know about my approach is:

I generally use a cognitve behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Starting College
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin