Under Construction 2017; please excuse our mess!
Disclaimer: This list of clinicians and professionals who work in the field of psychology and mental health was developed based on recommendations from community members of the Facebook Page Everyday Aspergers and social media friends of author Samantha Craft. Adults from around the world, who identify with being on the autism spectrum, provided the names. The professionals listed below diagnose autism and/or provide therapy for autistics. This is not an all-inclusive list. The professionals are not affiliated with Spectrum Suite LLC, Samantha Craft, or any of her professional associates, nor do we endorse or support any of these professionals. Contact at your own risk. This list was last updated Summer 2017. If you note information is incorrect or no longer valid, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you know of a great mental health professional, anywhere in the world, please list in comment thread below! Thank you. If you know of information missing or note an error, please post in comment thread, and we will delete your comment after change is made. This page is under construction for the next several months. Excuse our mess.
http://www.autismdiagnostics.com/about-us/our-team/ Doylestown, PA
Dr. Kell Fujimoto head of the counseling Deptartment of student services at California State San Jose “Very nice man!” San Jose, CA
Judy Rosenfield M.A., CCC-SLP licensed speech-language pathologist. Adults and children. Has a son on the spectrum. http://kingsspeechandlearning.com/about-us/staff/ Cromwell, CT
Thede Family Center for Autism, Colorado Springs, CO
Thad Harshbarger http://www.thadharshbarger.net Oak Bluffs, MA
Dr. Katherine Loveland. “Diagnoses autism.”
Dr. Sondra Kaplan psychotherapist that “mostly sees autistic adults and leads social skills groups for young adults.
Physicians at: C.L.A.S.S. C Clinic, Houston, TX
http://newleafkc.com/contact/, Overland Park, KS
Douglas Geenens, D.O. Leawood, KS. Adults and children “Expert but absolutely affordable.”
Dr. Harshawat, Harsha Behavioral Center
Terre Haute, Indiana
Dr. Chuck Eddington, Oklahoma
Jessica Hopkins, Pawtucket, Rhode Island “The best for adolescents. And everyone.”
TEACCH “In my area, they are considered the gold standard.” Greensboro, North Carolina. https://www.teacch.com/regional-centers/greensboro-teacch-center
Dr Lacey Seymour at Live Oak Behavioral, Covington, Louisiana
Drs. David & Sheri Katz, Northampton, MA (Learning Solutions for Learning Success)
Augusta, GA – Dr. Adrian Janit (“2 adults in our community have had good experiences with being diagnosed by him, he has a fair amount of experience working with Autistic women.”)
Evans, GA – Dr. Diana Hess (“1 adult in our community had a good experience with being diagnosed by her.”)
KATHERINE CODY, PSY. D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in New York State and Connecticut. She is currently in full-time private practice and maintains offices at Spectrum Services in NYC and in southern Connecticut. Dr. Cody offers psychological and neuropsychological evaluations including Adult Asperger’s Assessments. She also provides individual and family psychotherapy services, specializing in an individualized and integrated approach to treatment to meet each person’s unique needs. She offers psychotherapy services using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approaches integrated with social skills training, and family psychotherapy as needed. Dr. Cody offers particular expertise in therapy for individuals with ASD and co-occurring mental health conditions (i.e. anxiety, depression, etc.). She has a breadth of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with ASDs. Dr. Cody also provides training and supervision to externs and interns in educational and clinical psychology.
Outside of USA
UK: Georgina White SLT “She is excellent. She also helped restore our belief in professionals she was the light at the end of a very dark tunnel” http://www.private-speech-therapy.co.uk
Netherland: Provincie Utrecht
Australia: Clinical Psychologist https://www.autismunderstanding.com.au/
The Aspire Trust (Inc.)
Psychologist Kerry Salvesen
South Africa: Durban Kwazulu-Natal
Cape Town, South Africa: Dr. Judy Bentley “autism and adhd diagnosis for kids and adults” http://www.claremontneuropsych.co.za/about.htm
Sydney, Australia: Dr. Ian Hickey Brain and Mind institute Camperdown Sydney University
Noosa, Queensland Australia: Tania Marshall, M.Sc (App. psych, B.A (Psych.) “Skype will be getting rebates under Medicare benefit system very soon (7/2017) http://www.aspiengirl.com/
Northern Ireland, UK: Spectrum Centre, Dungannon
UK: Alongside Autism “for autistic adults” http://www.alongsideautism.co.uk/
Vetlanda, Sweden: Gunnar Danielsson “He is absolutely awesome!”
Helsinki, Finland: Pekka Tani, Asko Wegelius, Alexey Titievsky, and Risto Vataja
Christchurch, New Zealand: Aspiehelp, www.aspiehelp.com or email@example.com
Brisbane Australia: Dr. Tony Atwood World leading expert
Scotland, UK: Grow communication speech and language therapy run by Jude Philip and Katy Bennet. “Jude also offers gold standard ASD diagnostic assessment.” Judephilip.co.uk
Cheshire East “Wonderful people. Extremely knowledgeable, professional, and you feel ‘believed’ when you go there.”
Lancashire Autism Service (formerly known as “Brief Therapy Support Services). Preston. Currently appointed by clinical commissioning group to carry out assessments and counseling on NHS. http://www.lancashireautism.org/
UK: Psychotherapist for nearly 30 years who is autistic and works with adults on the autistic spectrum. www.calmerchameleon.org.uk Fully accredited as a practitioner by two professional bodies in the UK, the BACP and the BABCP.