We provide support for children, teens, and adults who
experience difficulties in social interaction, usually accompanied by
challenges with executive functioning (attention, planning,
organizing) and mood (anxiety, depression). These challenges are
characteristic of individuals with "quirky" characteristics, which are often diagnosed as Asperger Syndrome (AS) or "high functioning" autism. We understand how gender and other factors impact the expression of these
We provide information and strategies that
build on the strengths of AS, and are focused on the practical goals
important to our clients. The strategies we provide are based on
best practices, clinical experience, and collaboration and
consultation with individuals with AS. Our focus is on AS strengths
such as intelligence, honesty, logical thinking, sense
of justice, and openness to new information.
We also provide consultation
development to schools, business organizations, public servants,
and parties in the justice system.
and Therapy for "Quirky" Individuals and Couples
provide coaching and therapy for children, teens and adults with
"quirky" characteristics, such as Asperger Syndrome or
"high functioning" autism. We also provide relationship coaching for couples with a "neurotypical" partner and
|Clinical Assessment and ASD Diagnosis
or adult ASD
assessment can provide identify cognitive strengths, neurological and social
differences (e.g., Asperger Syndrome), attention
challenges (e.g., AD/HD),
and related mood challenges (e.g., anxiety,
depression). Along with a diagnostic report, we provide a toolkit of practical strategies and worksheets.
The Practical Guide to Living on the Wrong Planet
You can download (for free) copies of the readings from our popular workshop series for young adults with AS / HFA.
Self-advocacy Friendship Dating
Employment Stress management
Thanx to the Neuro-Diverse Empowerment Arrangers (Laura
Bettcher, Ennien Ashbrook, Adam Glendon) for their contributions.
Psychological services are often reimbursable
through extended health plans.
Clinic Hours: Monday (daytime), Wednesday (daytime and evening)
To find out more information or to book an
Phone: (403) 477-7503
Fax: (403) 208-7503
203 - 1982 Kensington Road NW (at 19 Street)