IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE:
In this episode, hosts Lauren Gerber Ms. Ed., PSY. D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Leslie A. Sickels, LCSW. Leslie is a licensed clinical social worker based in midtown Manhattan, and has received extensive trainings and certifications in CBT, DBT and trauma-informed practices. Her areas of expertise include autism spectrum disorder (ASD), anxiety, depression and trauma. Much of her work focuses on gender and sexuality as they relate to the unique concerns of individuals with ASD. Decca, Dr. Gerber, and Leslie discuss the importance of educating people on the spectrum about sex and relationships, the common misnomers society has about autism and relationships, and gender identity issue within the ASD community.
For more information about Leslie A. Sickels, LCSW, visit: spectrumservicesnyc.com
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.For more about Dr. Gerber, check out her website, drlaurengerber.com.
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Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every two weeks join our hosts Becca Lory Hector, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss news articles, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.