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logo Maxine Aston
MSc. Health Psychology
C.C.CERT.Relate.
C&G 7407 Further Education
Diploma in Casework Supervision
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Specialising in relationships affected by Asperger Syndrome.
Individual, couple and family counselling.
Conference speeches, lectures & workshops.


Author of What Men With Asperger Syndrome Want to Know,   The Asperger Couple's Workbook,   Aspergers in Love  &   The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome

Published Articles

Growing up in an
Asperger Family
by Maxine Aston

Article first published in Counselling Children and Young People Summer 2005
Counselling Children and Young People (CCYP) is the quarterly professional journal for counsellors and psychotherapists working with children and young people.

Sarah was seventeen when she first came to see me; she had been in therapy before and had a history of eating disorders, self-harm and anxiety. Sarah was not the first member of her family who had found their way into my counselling room as I had been seeing Sarah's parents for almost six months.

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Asperger Syndrome in the
Counselling Room
by Maxine Aston

Article first published in the CPJ (Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal) June 2003

How would you know if one partner of a couple sitting in front of you suffered from Asperger syndrome? Maxine Aston discusses this complex and often misunderstood disorder and explains why a counsellor's response to a couple disclosing Asperger's for the first time may be crucial.

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