Coffee with Cathy: Exploring Depression and Beating the Blues

In honor of Autism Acceptance month Cathy has brought back her weekly Coffee with Cathy segment, Every week she will be joined by a guest speaker, covering various topics. All of these webinars are free but do require registration. For more information please call 800.273.5200 or visit www.asmonline.org.


For people with ASDs, depression is common, and has particular features and causes. the webinar will explain and describe depression, the forms it can take, and how it looks and feels for a person on the autism spectrum. The webinar will help to increase self-awareness, including identifying personal triggers, and provide the tools to combat depression.

Professor Tony Attwood PhD is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, educator, and author. Recently featured on ABC’s Australian Story, Tony is one of the world’s foremost authorities on autism. His book Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals is an international bestseller and seminal in the field.

Dr Michelle Garnett PhD is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in autism within her own private practice for over 27 years. Her peer reviewed research has informed understanding of early detection, the female profile and the importance of good mental health for autistic individuals. She has co-authored six highly regarded books on autism, five with Prof Tony Attwood.

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