Aspergers in the bedroom
Places are limited for this workshop - please book early to avoid dissapointment.
Asperger syndrome in the bedroom - a one day workshop aimed at professionals working with individuals affected by Asperger syndrome. The aim of the workshop is to increase the understanding of this complex disorder and develop useful methods and strategies for working with individuals and couples affected by Asperger syndrome.
Workshops are interactive and offer a balanced combination of activities, learning, and discussion. The workshop is sensitively paced to meet individual needs, and there will be time allowed for having questions answered.
To increase understanding of how being affected by Asperger syndrome (AS) will impact on an adult and the sexual side of the couple relationship.
- understand the facts behind Asperger syndrome
- understand what is meant by theory of mind, meltdown, and mindreading
- to appreciate the relevance of sensory sensitivity and its impact
- to understand how both partners in a couple relationship will be affected
- to practice role-plays in communication
- to look at case studies
- to have knowledge of tools and strategies that may help the couple to discuss feelings, emotions, and sex
Course structure - discussions, powerpoint, video, role-play, and exercises.
Aimed at psychosexual therapists, counsellors, and psychologists who might find themselves working with individuals and couples affected by Asperger syndrome.
Maxine Aston has an MSc in Health Psychology and has worked as an BACP accredited counsellor for many years. Maxine is also qualified as a supervisor and a teacher in Adult Education. Maxine runs her own Counselling Centre where she specialises in working with individuals, couples and families affected by Asperger syndrome.