Understanding Women With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Women with high-functioning autism possess unique strengths and face distinct challenges. At WPC, our tailored therapy services for autism spectrum disorders in Monmouth County, NJ, and online offer a nurturing environment, helping women navigate their journey with confidence and self-awareness.

Choose Your Starting Point

Free Consultation


Request a free 20-minute phone consultation with one of our therapists by calling our office or requesting an appointment online. This initial conversation is an opportunity for you to ask questions, determine if therapy is right for you, and ensure we’re the best fit for your needs. 

First Appointment


Schedule a thorough 45-minute session where we delve into your unique challenges and set the groundwork for effective treatment. We value the right fit—so if you decide, within 24 hours post-session, that our approach isn’t for you, there’s no charge.

Start Growing With Us


With our therapists’ deep expertise in diverse therapeutic modalities and specialization in areas related to women’s mental health, we craft a therapy experience uniquely for you. We’re here to help you grow, evolve, and overcome the challenges that come your way.

Helping You to Navigate Life With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Being a woman or having a child with autism spectrum disorder presents its unique set of challenges and advantages. While the world may seem intense at times, individuals on the spectrum often possess a keen perspective, capturing depth and detail many might overlook. 

At the Women’s Psychotherapy Center, we see the beauty and potential in this and take an accepting and tailored approach to your therapy – helping you to meet your goals and enjoy your life without pressure to act or appear a certain way. Our therapists are devoted to celebrating your unique strengths. We provide tools and strategies to help you harness your capabilities and navigate the world with understanding and self-assuredness.

An Overview of Women’s Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Monmouth County, NJ

Understanding the intricacies of autism spectrum disorder allows for a life lived to the fullest. We offer specialized therapy to help children, teens, and women navigate and embrace their unique neurodiversity.

Autism-Specific Counseling

At WPC, we offer tailored strategies to address the unique needs of neurodiverse women, fostering a deeper understanding and self-awareness.

Social Skills Support

We focus on enhancing communication and interpersonal interactions, guiding women to cultivate stronger, more fulfilling relationships.

Empowerment

We believe in celebrating the innate strengths and capabilities of women and girls with autism spectrum disorders, and our sessions aim to uplift and empower.

Sensory Processing Support

Recognizing the sensory challenges many neurodiverse women face, we provide strategies to manage and mitigate sensory sensitivities effectively.

Cognitive Behavioral Approaches

Given that many neurodiverse individuals experience co-existing anxiety or emotional challenges, we utilize cognitive-behavioral techniques to address these overlapping concerns.

Life Transition Guidance

Life’s major events and changes can be daunting. We offer dedicated support to navigate these transitions with confidence and resilience.

Helping Women Grow:
The Benefits of Partnering With WPC

Trauma-Informed Approach 

Our team adopts a trauma-informed lens, valuing and acknowledging every woman’s distinct life experiences within the therapeutic setting.

Individualized Treatment Paths 

With a wide range of psychotherapy modalities in our therapeutic toolkits, we completely tailor your care to your unique experiences, goals, and needs. 

Secure Online
Sessions

Access expert therapy services without taking the drive to Monmouth County. With teletherapy, you can access care when and where it’s most convenient. 

Women-Centric
Practice

Our specialization lies in addressing the many facets of women’s health through every stage – from adolescence to pregnancy and beyond. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Due to the type of therapy services offered and our specific area of expertise, The Women’s Psychotherapy Center is most appropriate for individuals who are considered to have high-functioning or mild autism spectrum disorders.

At WPC, therapy for high-functioning autism is designed with a comprehensive approach. We tailor our strategies to the distinct experiences of neurodiverse women, integrating modalities that enhance communication, address sensory challenges, and celebrate the unique strengths of those on the spectrum. Our goal is to support and empower each individual in navigating the complexities of their daily lives.

Social skills support is pivotal for many neurodiverse women, even if they are high-functioning. By enhancing communication techniques and refining interpersonal interactions, our specialized support assists women in forging deeper connections, navigating social nuances, and feeling more at ease in various social situations.

Yes, many individuals with high-functioning autism can still experience sensory sensitivities. While it might not be as pronounced as in others on the spectrum, addressing these sensitivities can significantly improve daily comfort and functioning. At WPC, we provide adaptive strategies to manage potential sensory challenges effectively.

Absolutely. Many neurodiverse women may face co-existing emotional or anxiety-related challenges. Our cognitive-behavioral approaches are designed to address these overlapping concerns, offering techniques to understand thought patterns, manage emotions, and develop adaptive behaviors.

Major life changes can be particularly challenging for neurodiverse individuals. At WPC, we offer specialized guidance, ensuring that transitions, whether related to career, relationships, or personal growth, are navigated with clarity, preparation, and confidence. We aim to equip each woman with the tools to face new chapters with resilience.