Welcome to 'Therapists Talk Therapy', a podcast created by therapists, for therapists. Today we are in conversation with Eoin Stephens. Formerly, president of PCI College, Eoin has worked in the area of mental health for over 30 years as a counsellor and trainer. He is particularly known for his work in the field of behavioural addictions. Eoin served as Vice-Chair of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and of Addiction Counsellors of Ireland, and was awarded the IACP Carl Berkely Award in 2010. He is currently focusing attention on understanding the problems faced by autistic adults and their specific therapeutic needs. He is autistic himself, having made the discovery in late adulthood. Information on his client practice and training events can be found at www.autisminformedtherapy.com
Today we discuss what autism is and how our understanding and knowledge of it is rapidly changing. We explore how autism can present in the therapy room and how every therapist can be autism informed, even if they don't consider themselves a specialist in the area.
This is a podcast series from PCI College, Ireland's leading provider of third-level education in the fields of Counselling & Psychotherapy. In each episode, we talk with expert practitioners in their field discussing therapeutic approaches, specialisms, topical and emerging issues, controversies. Learn more by visiting www.pcicollege.ie or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.