What to Consider When Working With Autistic Clients – Allan Turner


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Turner A & Wilson J (2017). What to Consider When Working With Autistic Clients. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.onlinevents.co.uk/autism-working-with-clients-who-have-autistic-traits-allan-turner-blog/. [Last Accessed 03/04/2017].

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In this event, Allan brings his experience of working with clients who have autistic traits. Allan’s experience suggests that as many as 1 in 10 clients and 4 in 10 couples counselling clients will have autistic traits. Allan suggests some very practical approaches to this work which can support therapy to be successful with this client group.

About Allan Turner


Allan Turner

MBACP Senior Accredited, UKRC Registered Independent Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Allan is an MBACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist who started counselling in 1980. He is a counsellor, psychotherapist, and supervisor with over 18,000 hours of experience. He has also held senior roles with international insurance companies, was a Chartered Insurer and thus has a unique combination of commercial and clinical experience. He is particularly interested in couples-counselling, Aspergers, critical incidents, and trauma, although his broad experience means that he has many areas of interest. Allan was a founder director of the company in 2002.

He has written on the subject of Person-Centred Approaches to Trauma, Critical Incidents, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and chapter three of "Client Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy", edited by Janet Tolan and Paul Wilkins. This is a Sage publication

Allan is the Clinical Director of Counselling Works Ltd.

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