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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. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, 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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Mental Health Match can help you find a professional therapist who can improve your symptoms and help you function at a higher level. Finding a licensed therapist on our platform is as easy as browsing the experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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We explore how being neurodivergent shows up in relationships, work, and daily life. Discover your needs and learn how to communicate them to others. We process the anger and grief of being misunderstood your whole life and how to move forward.


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We explore how being neurodivergent shows up in relationships, work, and daily life. Discover your needs and learn how to communicate them to others. We process the anger and grief of being misunderstood your whole life and how to move forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am actively engaged in sessions, prioritizing topics important to you. I provide practical tips and insights for understanding your unique brain and nervous system. I foster comfort by truly listening and affirming your experiences.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Problems
  • Autism-Related Challenges
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Grief
  • Religious Trauma
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Many neurodivergent people are undiagnosed and without knowing if they are ADHD or autistic, therapy can feel ineffective or like it isn't getting to the root of things. We diagnose and recommend specific strategies and therapies to improve your life


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Many neurodivergent people are undiagnosed and without knowing if they are ADHD or autistic, therapy can feel ineffective or like it isn't getting to the root of things. We diagnose and recommend specific strategies and therapies to improve your life

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We offer evaluations, remote or in person. We specialize in high-masking, late diagnosed teens and adults and we work very well with AFAB, female presentation of autism, PDA, and people of color. I share info on TikTok, so find me there to learn more

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  • ADHD Testing
  • Autism Testing
  • Learning Disabilities
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Address almost any issue you wish to make changes in. 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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I generally use a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients. Together, we will craft a personalized approach using proven methods to help you create a healthier you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Executive Coaching
  • Graduate Students
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Illness and Disease
  • Neurodivergence
  • Overwhelm
  • Personal Growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Relationships
  • 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, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North...
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work toward the goals you and your child have to enhance the quality of your daily life, and make your interactions with one another more enjoyable.


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work toward the goals you and your child have to enhance the quality of your daily life, and make your interactions with one another more enjoyable.

Something to know about my approach is:

I always aim to provide treatment I know is based in the most up-to-date research, also ensuring that approach is tailored to fit each family's needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childrens Sleep
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Parenting Children With ADHD
  • Parenting Children with Anxiety
  • Parenting Children With Autism
  • Parenting Skills
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Selective Mutism
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Lauren Gerardi
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Together we will work on changing various patterns in your life that may be causing pain or suffering. These may be patterns in your relationships, your behavior, or your thoughts. We also explore how the past may be keeping you from moving forward.


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Together, we will:

Together we will work on changing various patterns in your life that may be causing pain or suffering. These may be patterns in your relationships, your behavior, or your thoughts. We also explore how the past may be keeping you from moving forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in various modalities and can tailor my approach to the needs of each client. Various approaches I utilize include psychodynamic psychotherapy, CBT, Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Pain Reprocessing Therapy and mindfulness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma
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Lauren Gerardi remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Car...