Barrie Thompson... is open about the personal traits which give him, "one foot in the boat" as far as understanding the difficulties faced by couples where Asperger's is a factor, and has developed a clear, rational and well-structured Seven-Stage model for work with these couples... A unique volume, and highly recommended.
Counselling for Asperger Couples provides a complete model for counselling couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome (AS). The book provides details of the seven different stages of the model and includes anecdotal evidence from clients who have used it. The author explains the importance of initial separate counselling and describes the co-counselling process using case studies to demonstrate useful strategies. The book offers valuable advice on improving communication and cooperation and includes photocopiable activity sheets.