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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 Maywood, the suburbs of Maywood, other nearby places such as Forest Park, Hines, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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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Joyce Fusek, Psy.D. (Psychologist)
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Explore underlying reasons for your distress and learn strategies to manage your symptoms effectively. We will examine patterns that are contributing to negative thoughts/behaviors and successfully identify ways to overcome challenging emotions.


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Together, we will:

Explore underlying reasons for your distress and learn strategies to manage your symptoms effectively. We will examine patterns that are contributing to negative thoughts/behaviors and successfully identify ways to overcome challenging emotions.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide quality psychotherapy, support, and education to empower individuals to develop strategies to better navigate the difficulties of life. I use the latest in neuroscience techniques and interventions to obtain the best therapy results.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • grief
  • High functioning autism
  • Mood Disorders
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
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Joyce Fusek, Psy.D. (Psychologist) remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Brittany Rasky
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Develop strategies to help you function through life without feeling drained. To be able to set goals for yourself (even minimal ones!) and accomplish them. You will love yourself and feel good about who you are.


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Together, we will:

Develop strategies to help you function through life without feeling drained. To be able to set goals for yourself (even minimal ones!) and accomplish them. You will love yourself and feel good about who you are.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe in neurodiversity, which is the idea that all brains are unique. Nature is full of biodiversity, and no brain is more "normal" than any other! I help my clients with the societal expectations that come with living in a neurotypical world.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Relationship Conflict
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Brittany Rasky remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Illinois
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Dr. Vinita Menon
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help you feel calmer, more prepared, and find ways to improve the relationships that are most important to you. Together we will develop a manageable plan to learn new tools and get unstuck.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

help you feel calmer, more prepared, and find ways to improve the relationships that are most important to you. Together we will develop a manageable plan to learn new tools and get unstuck.

Something to know about my approach is:

We'll work at your pace. My approach is customized to your needs and we can discuss topics like social anxiety, stress management, and learning coping strategies. Let’s work to improve your confidence and relieve your stress and frustrations.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Relationship issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Young Professionals
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Dr.  Vinita Menon remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Liz Kienzle
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Ease your worry and sadness, and get you back to feeling like you again. Through therapy, you are empowered to make changes to support yourself. Life is not linear; you can intervene to change the outcome.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Ease your worry and sadness, and get you back to feeling like you again. Through therapy, you are empowered to make changes to support yourself. Life is not linear; you can intervene to change the outcome.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a powerfully transformative model called Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy as the primary tool to alleviate symptoms, which can include relief from feelings of anxiety, depression, and somatic symptoms.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adults
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Functioning
  • Grief counseling
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss
  • Relational difficulties
  • School issues
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Young Adults
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Liz Kienzle  remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D.
Together, we will:

learn more about your personality, any possible diagnosis, and specific recommendations to help you. It is my passion to get to know you through a thorough, collaborative evaluation that facilitates your healing journey to your true identity.


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Picture of Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D., therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Together, we will:

learn more about your personality, any possible diagnosis, and specific recommendations to help you. It is my passion to get to know you through a thorough, collaborative evaluation that facilitates your healing journey to your true identity.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a genuine, authentic, and compassionate person who can also be direct with you if you need a little challenge; yet, my style is gentle enough that you may not even realize you are being challenged!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia