CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) is now widely accepted as an evidence based intervention for people on the autism spectrum. This manual will teach you how to adapt CBT strategies to help individuals on the spectrum who are struggling with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). In depth explanations and step by step directions will guide you through each phase of the approach.
This book begins with an introduction on why CBT strategies need to be adapted for those with autism. The next chapter will help you to assess OCD symptoms by explaining the links between the two conditions and pointing out common challenges in accurately identifying aspects of OCD in autistic people.
The book offers advice on dealing with difficult issues and steps for maintaining gains after treatment is complete. Accompanying worksheets and handouts are available to download.
A helpful reference section at the end of the book includes recommended websites and books for further study.
Size: 5.8 x 0.5 x 8.8 inches