Are You Struggling With Autism?

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting interpersonal interactions and cognitive, social, communication, and motor skills. It also may lead to specific behaviors and interests. People’s experiences of ASD can vary greatly. For this reason, counseling interventions for individuals with ASD also range in their purpose and intent.

Available Treatment Options

Most mental health professionals agree that early intervention for people with ASD leads to better outcomes. Therapists may reduce problematic behaviors and improve communication, social skills, and sensory skills. Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) is a type of behavioral therapy that counselors use specifically to increase desired behaviors and reduce undesired ones. Counselors may use Play Therapy to increase awareness of emotions and social skills and Speech-Language Therapy to improve communication skills.

Therapists Who Specialize in Helping Those Who Struggle With Autism

Sunita Churiwala LMFT



I have a special interest in exploring what balance will be like for you when you're managing many areas of your life--including but not limited to-- your career, mental health, and how you show up to loved ones. Having a multicultural background allows me to recognize the complexities life is composed of and also remain open to who may walk through the door. I implement a client centered and s...

Clarissa Garcia, LMSW



At Third Space Therapy, we provide compassionate and personalized counseling services to help you navigate life’s challenges. Our experienced therapists specialize in anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship issues. Using evidence-based techniques, we work collaboratively with you to achieve your goals and improve your well-being. Contact us today to start your journey towards positive cha...
I am licensed in multiple states, including CO, IA, WA, NY, MD, TX, and FL. I have over 7 years of experience in the mental health field, working as a behavioral health nurse at Jacobi Medical Center, Nix Hospital, Perimeter Behavioral Health, and as a consultant at King Haven Counseling Group. I am a highly skilled and compassionate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a w...
My approach to counseling focuses on the individual’s unique needs and goals. Every person has the capacity for growth and change. I aim to provide a supportive, safe, non-judgmental space to explore your thoughts and feelings, learn new skills, and better understand yourself and your situation. My counseling services are confidential, compassionate, and empowering. She believes in treating eve...
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