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Adult Autism Psychological Therapies Service

Phone number:
0203 228 2193
Fax number:
Hospital site:
Maudsley Hospital
Address:
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Beckenham
London
BR3 3BX
Clinical speciality (CAG):
Behavioural and Developmental Psychiatry
Care pathway:
Service Type:
Adult Mental Health Service (National)
Treatment mode:
This service is for people who live in:
National (Adult services)
Summary:
The Adult Autism Psychological Therapies Service is an outpatient team based at the Maudsley Hospital.

The team is part of the National Autism Unit and the Autism Assessment and Behavioural Genetics Clinic who have over 20 years of experience in the development and delivery of diagnostic assessments and specially adapted interventions/therapies for adults on the autism spectrum. The team is made up of 5 Clinical Psychologists and 2 specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapists.

Over the years the team have developed specialist skills in adapting psychological therapies to work with adults with autism, who may also have additional mental health difficulties. The team use person centred approaches, helping people to improve their coping skills and daily living abilities according to individual need. The most widely used intervention used in the team is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), which is a proven evidence based approach to working with mental health difficulties.
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