Working therapeutically with neurodivergent people

  • Zoom
  • 4th Oct '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

The workshop will begin by exploring the neurodiversity paradigm, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and celebrating the diverse ways individuals experience the world. Participants will gain insights into the core features of autism, including sensory sensitivities, social communication differences, and repetitive behaviors, through a combination of didactic presentations, case studies, and interactive activities. This will be neuro-affirming workshop, highlighting issues of discrimination and stigma, and considering intersectionality and the impact on autistic people from multiple minority groups. By the end of the workshop, participants will have gained valuable insights and practical tools to enhance their effectiveness in working therapeutically with autistic individuals, ultimately promoting their well-being, autonomy, and quality of life.

Ruth Millman is a counsellor and autism consultant with over 15 years' experience working with autistic individuals, couples, and families.

Danny van Deurzen-Smith is an existential coach in private practice specialising in working with autistic adults.

This workshop is online and includes a CPD certificate.


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4th Oct '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

£ 30.00 £30.00 each