Working existentially with autistic individuals
- 4th Nov '22 11.00 am – 1.00 pm
This workshop, led by Danny van Deurzen-Smith and Ruth Millman, will give an insight into the autistic experience. Participants will gain an overview of the array of experiences on the autism spectrum, including information on both neuroscience and lived experience. This will be an autism positive workshop, which explores how we can apply existential theory into the practice of working with this niche client group.
Ruth Millman is a counsellor and autism consultant with over 15 years experience working with autistic individuals, couples, and families. She has specialised in working with autistic individuals within NHS mental health services, social care and third sector settings. Ruth is the deputy course leader on the MSc in Autism Studies at the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.
Danny van Deurzen-Smith is an existential coach in private practice specialising in working with autistic adults. Sasha is course leader on the MA in Existential Coaching and deputy course leader on the MA in Existential and Humanist Pastoral Care at the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.
The workshop will be delivered online via zoom.