autism

This blog is a continuation of our last blog entitled “Autism Awareness Month”.  We were presenting the findings of Dr. Dan Siegel along with highlighting April as being Autism Awareness Month.  Our last blog left off with a summary of the wisdom of clinicians (along with the input of people who have been living with…

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autism

In 1970, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness and assure that anyone affected by autism is able to achieve the highest quality of life possible.  In 1972, the Autism Society launched the first annual National Autistic Children’s week, which evolved into National Autism Awareness Month (NAAM). Last month (April), the…

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ASD autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder Because Dr. Brie Turns (specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder) has recently joined Family Christian Counseling Center, I thought it would be helpful to share 1) part of her dissertation concerning what ASD is and 2) a short summary of the risk factors from the National Institute of Mental Health. What is ASD?…

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autism spectrum disorder

Autism – Dr. Turns dissertation Dr. Turns doctoral dissertation investigated the use of Solution-Focused Brief Couples Therapy (SFBCT) for couples raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The majority of autism research focuses on the individual with the diagnosis, previous research however has found unfavorable effects that raising a child with ASD can…

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autism specialist

Autism Specialty Family Christian Counseling Center is excited to announce that Dr. Brie Turns will be joining our counseling team. Dr. Turns is also an assistant professor of marital and family therapy in the School of Psychology at the Fuller Southwest campus in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Turns specialization centers on families raising a child with…

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