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MSc. Health Psychology
C.C.CERT.Relate.
C&G 7407 Further Education
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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


Embracing Difference in the Therapy Room:
Understanding Asperger Syndrome
Contemporary Psychology 2013
by Maxine Aston


The author explores ways of understanding and accommodating Asperger Syndrome in a couples counselling setting, and with individual clients.

Imagine the following scenario:
You are seeing John and Susan, a heterosexual couple in their mid-forties for the first time. After introductions and form filling you ask what has brought them to therapy. Susan starts to describe how they have spent the past twenty years in and out of therapy. She tells you how the last therapist they saw suggested they separate......



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