Paperback: £24.99 / $49.95
2008, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-544-2, BIC 2: JKSN2 JM VFJD
Counselling for Asperger Couples is the first book to provide a complete model for counselling couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome (AS).
The book provides details of the seven different stages of the model and includes anecdotal evidence from clients who have used it and whose relationships have been greatly helped by it. The author explains the importance of initial separate counselling and describes the co-counselling process, using case studies to demonstrate how the process works. The book offers a wealth of valuable advice on improving communication and cooperation and includes photocopiable activity sheets that couples can fill in and use to help understand each other better. Strategies and visual aids are also offered for dealing with or preventing anticipated future miscommunications.
Based on considerable experience, this book will be invaluable for counsellors treating couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome, or for couples that want to improve their relationship but may not have access to counselling. It will also be useful to teachers wanting better communication with AS pupils or parents wanting better communication with an AS child.
14 February 2011
All relationships require constant care and attention, but the love between an “Aspie” and a “Neuro-typical” comes with its own set of challenges. Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with this outstanding and helpful collection of relationship books from JKP! Browse our catalogue for more titles on Asperger’s Syndrome and related topics.