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Attwood & Garnett - Session 2 - Managing Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to manage anxiety, sadness and anger

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Managing Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to manage anxiety, sadness and anger - ASD-Level 1

This session aims to explain why children and adults with ASD-Level 1 (Asperger's syndrome) are moreΒ prone to have intense emotions and to develop mood disorders. It also outlinesΒ strategies that can help moderate and manage emotions.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy includes affective education and cognitive restructuring, i.e.Β improving the understanding of emotions in yourself and others and changing the way the personΒ perceives and responds to emotions. The concept of an emotional toolbox is used to provide aΒ greater range of strategies to manage and repair feelings.

About Prof. Tony Attwood

With a remarkable career spanning five decades, Professor Tony Attwood is one of the world’s foremost specialists on Autism. Holding an Honour’s degree in Psychology from the University of Hull, a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Surrey, and a PhD from the University of London, his credentials are a testament to his expertise. Currently serving as an adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland, Professor Attwood’s impact has enriched the global understanding of autism.

About Dr. Michelle Garnett

Dr Michelle Garnett is a clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of specialising in autism. In 2005, she foundedβ€―Minds & Hearts, a clinic specialised to autism, where she served as Clinical and Managing Director for 14 years until 2019.Β In addition to her extensive private practice, Dr Garnett has significantly contributed to autism research, authored influential books, and engaged in impactful speaking engagements. Her peer-reviewed research has informed our understanding of early autism identification, the female autism profile, and the link between mental health and positive outcomes in autistic individuals.

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