autism spectrum disorder services

Several of our counselors specialize in working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We offer a variety of services, including diagnostic testing, skill-building, and counseling.

AutPlay Therapy

Autplay Therapy is a play and behavioral therapeutic approach to working with children and parents affected by autism, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), dysregulation issues, other neurodevelopmental disorders, and developmental disabilities. It combines the therapeutic approaches of play therapy and behavioral therapy along with relationship development approaches together in a collaborative model to assist children and adolescents in gaining needed skills and abilities. AutPlay Therapy is a combination of behavioral and developmental methodology that is both therapist-led and parent-led.

Autplay Therapy addresses improvement in the following areas:

  • Emotional Regulation Ability

  • Social Skills and Functioning

  • Relationship Development and Connection

  • Anxiety Reduction

  • Sensory Processing

  • Concentration, Focus, and Attention

  • Behavior Modification

  • Parenting Skills

​​Counseling & Play Therapy

Counseling can be a beneficial service for individuals with ASD for a variety of reasons. Goals may include increasing self-awareness, better understanding the diagnosis of ASD, improving relationships with peers and/or family members, increased self-esteem, decreased anxiety or depressive symptoms, increased self-regulation, and much more.

Skill-Building Sessions

Our counselors work with clients to help them build a variety of social and life skills. This can be done individually and/or in a group setting. Talk with one of our counselors to determine if these services could benefit you or your child!

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