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The Cassandra Syndrome
12th November 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pmFree
The Cassandra Syndrome, or the Cassandra Phenomenon, refers to traumatic stress which affects people who are in a relationship with someone on the autism spectrum.
In November’s Open Research Forum Deborah Lawrence draws on her personal experience of relationships with people on the autism spectrum. She will explore the intimate and domestic aspect of these relationships can be supported through a distinctive approach from that usually adopted in the counselling of couples.
This topic will be of particular interest to couples, therapists and counsellors.
About our November Speaker
Our November Open Research Forum presenter is Deborah Lawrence. Deborah is a specialist in NT and ASD relationships.
Deborah has been a therapist for 28 years. After her training at Vaughan College she has counselled full time in her own private practice. Much of her work comes from a mind and body connection using Kinesiology, but she also offers counselling and co-counselling from an emotional slant.
About Vaughan Open Research Forum
Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.
Themes for sessions relate to our core teaching topics, arts, humanities, social sciences and counselling, and also discuss adult education and co-operative issues. The Forums take place on the second Tuesday of the month.
The Venue for the Open Research Forum is the Satta Hashem Hall in the Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street. Tea and cake will be available from 5.45 pm with the session running 6.15- 7.30 pm.