Counselling for autistics

This blog post by Lisa Markwell, a counsellor from London describes very well my own experience of counselling: being misunderstood, suggesting past trauma is the reason for my difficulties and insisting on helping me when I felt absolutely fine while ignorong areas that I felt I needed help with. It’s really worth reading

https://www.connections-counselling.co.uk/blog/the-importance-of-autism-awareness-for-counsellors-and-therapists/

Apparently general courses in counselling don’t include training in autism. I wonder why every other business is expected to be accessible for people with disabilities but counselling doesn’t have to be.

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