by Lee A Wilkinson , PhD
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for
treating mental health problems such as anxiety and depression in
individuals both with and without autism spectrum disorders. This book
bridges the gap between research and practice and shows adults on the
spectrum practical ways to manage their emotions.
Many adults on the autism spectrum experience
isolation, interpersonal difficulties, anxiety, depressed mood, and
coping problems. By applying theory and concepts from autism research,
this book will help adults on the spectrum to understand their
challenges. The author takes the best of CBT self-help strategies, to
encourage self-analysis, and to help adults on the spectrum make better
decisions in activities such as employment or relationships.
This is an essential self-help guide for adults on
the spectrum looking for ways to cope with emotional challenges, and
will also be a useful resource for clinicians, psychologists,
therapists, and counselors working with them.