Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) vary in the kind of struggles they go through. Some, if not all, have difficulties with social interaction and communication skills. These difficulties also entail a different set of challenges the caregivers face and thus require different sets of skills. Join Mary Elaine and Mandi Freger as they talk about ways to energize caregivers of children with ASD. Mandi Freger is a licensed Professional Counselor and Behavioral Specialist who is one of the leaders of Energy Psychology. She shares the different ways the caregivers can take not just to be relieved of exhaustion but ultimately regain energy. Tune in to learn more!
Outline of the episode:
- What is ASD
- Assessment that could help identify the correct treatment
- Why traditional stress relievers don’t always work
- The formula that could help in being able to think like people with ASD
- The importance of seeking treatment
About Mandi Freger:
Mandi is not your typical counselor. Being in a rare position of gaining experience early on with the first generation of Energy Psychology leaders in the field, Mandi has over 20 years of experience making her a master in the art of using energy therapeutic techniques with her clients. Mandi also had the opportunity to assist in teaching these techniques to much more seasoned clinicians who were joining in the ranks of the expansion of the field of Energy Psychology before the turn of the century.
Mandi’s counseling approach is truly individualized typically blending energy therapeutic techniques and principals of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to treat a rainbow of issues including but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) through the lifespan, peak performance, general fatigue, anxiety, depression, trauma, cognitive disorders and managing pain. Additionally, Mandi has a broad history of assessment training for identifying ASD and neuropsychological issues.
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