Autistic Spectrum Disorders

The Triumph Center for child and adolescent counseling serves many youngsters with autistic spectrum disorders. We provide a range of services for families in Reading, Danvers and Lexington, as well as the greater North Shore and Boston areas of Massachusetts.

With over twenty years of experience, our mission is to help clients lead healthier and more successful lives.  We understand that every individual has unique gifts and challenges, so we work closely with our clients to identify and build on strengths, while offering strategies to overcome life’s challenges.  For individuals in the autistic spectrum, we provide supports through social skills groups and counseling and consultation.  Our services may benefit individuals and families in the following ways:

Social Skills Groups

* Develop social pragmatic skills

* Learn to share and take turns

* Build non-verbal communication

* Develop reciprocal social skills

* Recognize, label and express feelings

* Develop cooperative play skills

* Improve teambuilding skills

* Build impulse controls

* Improve social problem solving skills

* Learn to negotiate and compromise

* Improve sportsmanship

* Enhance performance

* Build friendship skills

Counseling and Consultation

* Learn to cope with autism

* Improve stress management skills

* Build emotion regulation skills

* Develop parent-child relationships

* Reduce family stress

* Build parenting skills

* Improve behavior management

* Develop learning skills

* Build independence skills

* Consider college planning

* Develop career planning

* Improve dating skills

* Increase understanding of autism