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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 Joplin, the suburbs of Joplin, other nearby places such as Rogers, Bentonville, or anywhere else in Missouri, 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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I can help you to uncover what's under the surface, accept you for who you are, foster hope. and help you heal from your past while managing the present. I have empathy for others and bring warmth and understanding to sessions.

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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.

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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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identify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that are holding you back, and make changes that will help you live the life you want to live.


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identify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that are holding you back, and make changes that will help you live the life you want to live.

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I practice evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and believe that our thoughts are extremely powerful in influencing our outcomes.

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  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
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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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Explore, ask good questions, and experiment. I'm comfortable with unconventional terrain and join you in the difficult work of mapping out new territory together.


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Explore, ask good questions, and experiment. I'm comfortable with unconventional terrain and join you in the difficult work of mapping out new territory together.

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I see people as separate from problems. YOU are not the problem. I’m more interested in the full and complex picture of your experience in the world than in labeling or diagnosing. I look at how culture impacts problems as much as individual factors.

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