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A few words about me...
Paula Jacobsen, a licensed clinical social worker, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Los Gatos, California. She has thirty-eight years of experience as a child psychotherapist, and she provides supervision and teaches a course on High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders as Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. She has taught continuing education courses for child psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, and other psychotherapists, and has provided in-service training and consultation to educators. These have predominantly focused on high functioning autism spectrum disorders.
She has written two books on this topic.
1) Asperger Syndrome and Psychotherapy: Understanding Asperger Perspectives
2) Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn: Creating Manageable Environments for AS Students