Music of all types has special effects on us when we listen to it. For my fellow neurodivergent people, I have put together a small list of my favorite 8D audio playlists. This is music for neurodivergent brains!1 response
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a type of behavioral therapy that was developed to “treat” Autistic kiddos. It has been the standard of care for treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder for years.
With the concept of Neurodiversity coming to the limelight recently, Autistic folx have began making their opinions heard on how they are treated by our mental health system. They have particularly spoken out against ABA therapy and the dangers it imposes on Autistic kiddos.2 responses
I figured I have been writing so much on neurodiversity lately, you all probably want to hear other neurodivergent voices touching on the topic. Well, look no further! I have some great videos on neurodiversity that I have found to be very helpful in the past.Leave a comment
Recently I have been doing a bit of research into music therapy for neurodivergent folx. Something that caught my attention was a type of music called panning music. Anybody that has listened to it knows how powerful it can be for us! So I thought to myself what is panning music for neurodivergence? What does it to do our brains and bodies?12 responses
Can A Neurotypical Therapist Treat Neurodivergence? The idea of neurotypical vs neurodivergent is a fairlyContinue Reading2 responses
Psychotherapy has changed drastically in the last 30 years, let alone its entire existence. We came from spiritual roots to behavioral interventions in the mid 20th century. From there, we began to move toward more integrative forms of therapy. This happened as learned more about our brains’ and bodies’ reactions to the world around us. Neurodivergent affirming therapy is the latest of these phenomena in the field of psychotherapy.5 responses
What is “the mental health crisis” in the United States? I would even go on to say that there’s a mental health crisis across the planet. Mental health is a complex idea, one of which I want to address in this article based on an article I read previously.2 responses