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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 Saginaw, the suburbs of Saginaw, other nearby places such as Flint, Pontiac, or anywhere else in Michigan, 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.

Get Treatment for Autism or Aspergers Today!

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Tyler Blackstock
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We will work to develop a safe and therapeutic environment where we can bring in the viewpoints and intentions of multiple approaches to provide the best service to you as a client. Experience with addiction, heightened mental health, and high trauma


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We will work to develop a safe and therapeutic environment where we can bring in the viewpoints and intentions of multiple approaches to provide the best service to you as a client. Experience with addiction, heightened mental health, and high trauma

Something to know about my approach is:

I work to ensure a judgment-free environment, and the achievement of success for a client as they define it. Motivational interviewing, Person-centered techniques, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), affirmation, empowerment, and compassion.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Aspergers
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Drug Use
  • gender exploration
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Gender Transition
  • LGBTQ+
  • Nonbinary Gender Identity
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Queer Identity
  • Sexuality
  • supporting LGBT children
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Sam Shump
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We believe in meeting you where you are at and structuring our treatment to match with the goals that you have for yourself. Your life is your journey to navigate, we are here to be a support while you do and to offer you tools to help along the way!


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We believe in meeting you where you are at and structuring our treatment to match with the goals that you have for yourself. Your life is your journey to navigate, we are here to be a support while you do and to offer you tools to help along the way!

Something to know about my approach is:

At our practice we have several counselors available to speak with you! We are queer and neurodivergent owned and aim to ensure our clients feel seen for who they are. Most of our therapists use CBT, Mindfulness, and strength-based approaches.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Depression
  • Ethical Non-Monogamy
  • Gender identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Religious Trauma
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Sam Shump remote and phone therapy in Michigan
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Bailey Peruski
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make sense of what progress looks like for you and identify how to make those steps attainable. I believe everyone has their personal strengths tailored for them, and I thrive on identifying those strengths to best assist in working together.


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make sense of what progress looks like for you and identify how to make those steps attainable. I believe everyone has their personal strengths tailored for them, and I thrive on identifying those strengths to best assist in working together.

Something to know about my approach is:

I strive to provide a safe nonjudgmental space to allow clients to fully explore thoughts they may be having. I truly believe the authentic therapeutic relationship is the best path for optimal outcomes.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Boundaries
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Jennifer Hayden
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Treatment is tailored to the needs and strengths of the child and family. We will work as a team to achieve the best outcome for the child or adolescent.


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Treatment is tailored to the needs and strengths of the child and family. We will work as a team to achieve the best outcome for the child or adolescent.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a blend of traditional talk therapy, art and play therapy techniques, and other active and creative interventions. I also am very supportive of parents’ involvement in treatment to help them in the hard work of parenting.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child behavior issues
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • children's behaviors
  • Depression
  • Divorce Recovery for Children
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Families with Autism-related challenges
  • High functioning autism
  • Kids Sleep
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • School issues
  • School Resistance
  • transition from adolescence to adulthoood
  • Trauma
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Jennifer Hayden remote and phone therapy in Michigan
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Faith Elie
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Therapy is an opportunity for you to gain support while working through different issues, crises, and traumas as well as working towards achieving your personal goals. Together, we can really hone into what it is you are wanting for yourself.


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Together, we will:

Therapy is an opportunity for you to gain support while working through different issues, crises, and traumas as well as working towards achieving your personal goals. Together, we can really hone into what it is you are wanting for yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

My specialties include trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and others. I am a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. NARM (Neuro Affective Relational ModeI)practitioner. IFS (Internal Family Systems) level 2.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Creative Blocks
  • Creative Expression
  • Depression
  • developmental trauma
  • Divorce and Separation
  • End of Life
  • Existential Issues
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • Infidelity
  • Kink Community
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Meaning of Life
  • Mindbody Connection
  • Non-monogamy
  • Polyamory
  • Psychedelic Integration
  • Relationship Distress
  • Religious Trauma
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-love
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Sex worker support
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Faith Elie remote and phone therapy in Michigan