Psychological Therapies for Adults with Autism (Paperback)

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Psychological Therapies for Adults with Autism (Paperback)

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Of the millions of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), adults represent the fastest growing segment of the population. Unfortunately, clinical research has not kept up with the population surge, leaving insufficient guidance for proper support and treatment for adults who have ASD.

Psychological Therapies for Adults with Autism aims to fill the gap between research and treatment for adults with ASD. Serving as a compendium of diverse, research-supported treatment approaches, chapters are written by internationally recognized experts and include case studies to illustrate this
research in practice. Interventions featured include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, and many others. In addition, several chapters explore special topics such as employment preparation and managing intense emotion. The book also outlines a range of adaptations that can
enhance the accessibility, acceptability and effectiveness of therapy, equipping practitioners with more personalized tools for better treatment outcomes in adult clients with ASD.
Debbie Spain, PhD is a Cognitive Behavior Therapist, Consultant Nurse and Systemic Practitioner based at King's College London, the UK National Health Service and in Independent Practice. Francisco M. Musich, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist, Professor of Neurodevelopment, and Lecturer in Psychopathology based at the Institute for Cognitive Neurology (INECO), ETCI Foundation, Universidad Favaloro and in Independent Practice. Susan W. White, PhD, ABPP is Professor and Doddridge Saxon Chair in Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama, where she directs the Center for Youth Development and Intervention.
Product Details ISBN: 9780197548462
ISBN-10: 0197548466
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: March 18th, 2022
Pages: 288
Language: English