Posts by: Lauren Demshar Abbott

Affirmative Psychoeducation for Autism Self-Diagnosis

Posted: 7-25-23 | Lauren Demshar Abbott

A Rise in Self-Diagnosis

Some DSM-trained clinicians may bristle when a patient identifies with a mental health diagnosis they have come to informally. In recent months, a common concern voiced in supervision and among mental health providers is the increase in patients and clients questioning if they embody characteristics of Autism.

Self-reflection is arguably a [...]

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