Autism Counselling in Perth, WA

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Amit Londhe
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000
I am a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Psychologist specializing in NDIS clients with extensive experience in Autism, addressing challenging behavior, and enhancing self-esteem.
Seeking psychological support amid life's challenges can be tough. As a seasoned Psychologist with experience across the lifespan within the Medicare and the NDIS framework, I aim to offer a transformative journey to bridge these challenges. Imagine your mind as a room—I'm here to declutter and organize, making life's navigation smoother. I am here to provide understanding, personalised support, and tangible progress. Unlock the potential to a brighter future with a 15-minute free phone consultation. Let's connect, understand your goals, and embark on a journey to mental wellness together.
I am a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Psychologist specializing in NDIS clients with extensive experience in Autism, addressing challenging behavior, and enhancing self-esteem.
Seeking psychological support amid life's challenges can be tough. As a seasoned Psychologist with experience across the lifespan within the Medicare and the NDIS framework, I aim to offer a transformative journey to bridge these challenges. Imagine your mind as a room—I'm here to declutter and organize, making life's navigation smoother. I am here to provide understanding, personalised support, and tangible progress. Unlock the potential to a brighter future with a 15-minute free phone consultation. Let's connect, understand your goals, and embark on a journey to mental wellness together.
(08) 6118 7713 View (08) 6118 7713
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Ruth Minkov
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
I offer neuroaffirming neuropsychological, academic, Autism and ADHD assessment for teens and adults, both via Telehealth and in Abbotsford, Melbourne. I have a strong professional interest in identification of Autism in women and non-binary people, and my assessments take into consideration cultural differences and "masking". I offer follow-up sessions to assist you to process the diagnosis (or absence of a diagnosis), and to implement recommendations. I am experienced in working with the NDIS.
I offer neuroaffirming neuropsychological, academic, Autism and ADHD assessment for teens and adults, both via Telehealth and in Abbotsford, Melbourne. I have a strong professional interest in identification of Autism in women and non-binary people, and my assessments take into consideration cultural differences and "masking". I offer follow-up sessions to assist you to process the diagnosis (or absence of a diagnosis), and to implement recommendations. I am experienced in working with the NDIS.
(03) 7003 2743 View (03) 7003 2743
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Jade Deglaitis
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
I am a generally registered psychologist who has experience working across the lifespan. I have a passion for working with children, adolescents, adults and families with neurodiversity, in particular the autism spectrum. However, I have experience working with a range of presentations and always welcome connecting with new clients to determine how I can support them in reaching their goals.
I am a generally registered psychologist who has experience working across the lifespan. I have a passion for working with children, adolescents, adults and families with neurodiversity, in particular the autism spectrum. However, I have experience working with a range of presentations and always welcome connecting with new clients to determine how I can support them in reaching their goals.
(08) 7078 8384 View (08) 7078 8384
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Lisa Formosa
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
Receive individualised support to create the life you choose. Choose a practitioner who understands Autism, ADHD, neurodivergence, high sensitivity and introversion. Share what its like inhabiting a world that hasn’t understood you. Develop your inner self knowledge. Access Neurodiversity Affirmative Practice.
Receive individualised support to create the life you choose. Choose a practitioner who understands Autism, ADHD, neurodivergence, high sensitivity and introversion. Share what its like inhabiting a world that hasn’t understood you. Develop your inner self knowledge. Access Neurodiversity Affirmative Practice.
(03) 7302 8068 View (03) 7302 8068
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Neurokin Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
I'm a psychologist with a Master of Clinical Psychology. I work via telehealth on Mondays to Thursdays, and can offer therapy and autism ('ASD') and ADHD assessments. My specialty is providing assessments for 'high masking' females. I also specialise in trauma (using EMDR), and chronic health issues. Email us today!
I'm a psychologist with a Master of Clinical Psychology. I work via telehealth on Mondays to Thursdays, and can offer therapy and autism ('ASD') and ADHD assessments. My specialty is providing assessments for 'high masking' females. I also specialise in trauma (using EMDR), and chronic health issues. Email us today!
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Josip Vujica
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
I am a passionate psychologist who collaboratively works with adolescents and adults across diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds to address their treatment goals. I have a keen interest in the interrelationship between thoughts, behaviors, and emotions and how they affect overall health. I predominatly work with autism, OCD, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-esteem/ self-worth, work matters, and ADHD. I also offer comprehensive ADHD and personality assessments, while also offering life-coaching. I support clients gain insight into their patterns of thinking/ behaving, and teach adaptive coping techniques.
I am a passionate psychologist who collaboratively works with adolescents and adults across diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds to address their treatment goals. I have a keen interest in the interrelationship between thoughts, behaviors, and emotions and how they affect overall health. I predominatly work with autism, OCD, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-esteem/ self-worth, work matters, and ADHD. I also offer comprehensive ADHD and personality assessments, while also offering life-coaching. I support clients gain insight into their patterns of thinking/ behaving, and teach adaptive coping techniques.
(08) 6120 1482 View (08) 6120 1482
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Thalia Koulas - Therapy Shmerapy
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
I specialise in supporting the LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergent communities, with focus on autism, LGBTQIA+ issues, and complex trauma. I have experience working with people aged 14 and above. I aim to create a non-judgmental space, ensuring inclusivity and genuineness in every session. I can work with people at all stages of life, from queer people out in the community, to people suspecting they may be autistic. I take particular interest in AFAB and neurodivergent people, and the entire LGBTQIA+ community. I am not suitable for people seeking CBT.
I specialise in supporting the LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergent communities, with focus on autism, LGBTQIA+ issues, and complex trauma. I have experience working with people aged 14 and above. I aim to create a non-judgmental space, ensuring inclusivity and genuineness in every session. I can work with people at all stages of life, from queer people out in the community, to people suspecting they may be autistic. I take particular interest in AFAB and neurodivergent people, and the entire LGBTQIA+ community. I am not suitable for people seeking CBT.
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Ayna Hennessy
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
Overwhelmed? I have lived experience and extensive knowledge of the complexities of ADHD, Sensory Processing, Autism, disordered eating & chronic pain. My unique life with exposure to diversity and unexpected curveballs has shaped me into an insightful, reflective and understanding counsellor. My thirst for knowledge, hyper-focus skills and resolve to fight led to me seeking out my own answers surrounding my health. It finally paid off, & I hope it can help you. I am treated/mentored/supervised and trained by the MVPs in ADHD & its many comorbidities which helps you. I do not refuse vulnerable & complex clients; I used to be one.
Overwhelmed? I have lived experience and extensive knowledge of the complexities of ADHD, Sensory Processing, Autism, disordered eating & chronic pain. My unique life with exposure to diversity and unexpected curveballs has shaped me into an insightful, reflective and understanding counsellor. My thirst for knowledge, hyper-focus skills and resolve to fight led to me seeking out my own answers surrounding my health. It finally paid off, & I hope it can help you. I am treated/mentored/supervised and trained by the MVPs in ADHD & its many comorbidities which helps you. I do not refuse vulnerable & complex clients; I used to be one.
(03) 7003 2926 View (03) 7003 2926
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Krysia Kostrz
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
Hi there! I love working with adults seeking to discover more about themselves. I'm lucky to be part of that moment of realisation, of clarity and understanding clients often experience - when everything finally makes sense! I provide ADHD and Autism assessments for adults via Telehealth, and therapy for adolescents and adults, with appointments available after hours and on weekends, and have immediate availability. My work is neurodiversity-affirming, and based on Community Psychology values and principles - my work is personal, relational and collective. I celebrate Neurodivergence, and I will celebrate you!
Hi there! I love working with adults seeking to discover more about themselves. I'm lucky to be part of that moment of realisation, of clarity and understanding clients often experience - when everything finally makes sense! I provide ADHD and Autism assessments for adults via Telehealth, and therapy for adolescents and adults, with appointments available after hours and on weekends, and have immediate availability. My work is neurodiversity-affirming, and based on Community Psychology values and principles - my work is personal, relational and collective. I celebrate Neurodivergence, and I will celebrate you!
(03) 4245 1035 View (03) 4245 1035
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Dr Shelley Viskovich
Psychologist, PhD, MAPS
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
I offer neurodivergent affirming assessments (17+ Autism/ADHD) in person at Pullenvale (Queensland) and via telehealth.
Assessment only - therapy books are closed, I am not waitlisting clients, and sadly I am unable to provide referral options. Welcome and thanks for taking the time to view my profile. I am a clinical psychologist specialising in assessing complex neurodivergent clients (Autism, ADHD, PDA, BPD, CPTSD, Bipolar, OCD) particularly those who do not present in stereotypical ways or mask heavily, preventing earlier identification. Being neurodivergent myself, I have lived experience in addition to extensive clinical training to support clients.
I offer neurodivergent affirming assessments (17+ Autism/ADHD) in person at Pullenvale (Queensland) and via telehealth.
Assessment only - therapy books are closed, I am not waitlisting clients, and sadly I am unable to provide referral options. Welcome and thanks for taking the time to view my profile. I am a clinical psychologist specialising in assessing complex neurodivergent clients (Autism, ADHD, PDA, BPD, CPTSD, Bipolar, OCD) particularly those who do not present in stereotypical ways or mask heavily, preventing earlier identification. Being neurodivergent myself, I have lived experience in addition to extensive clinical training to support clients.
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Morrison James McQueen
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000
Change is difficult. Morrison is experienced in supporting a range of clients through difficult and confronting times. With extensive experience in treating chronic pain, anxiety and mood issues in adults and teens, Morrison brings his Psychological experience from across the private and government settings to each indiviuals' unique situation. Morrison is passionate about supporting people navigating life with ADHD and Autism (ASD) and living a full and fulfilling life of meaning and value.
Change is difficult. Morrison is experienced in supporting a range of clients through difficult and confronting times. With extensive experience in treating chronic pain, anxiety and mood issues in adults and teens, Morrison brings his Psychological experience from across the private and government settings to each indiviuals' unique situation. Morrison is passionate about supporting people navigating life with ADHD and Autism (ASD) and living a full and fulfilling life of meaning and value.
(08) 6493 7436 View (08) 6493 7436
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Rebecca Eaton
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
Rebecca is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working with children, parents and families since 2008. Her 14 years of experience in using attachment frameworks and providing strengths-based supports has helped families to celebrate their wonderful moments while navigating their unique challenges. In particular, Rebecca cares deeply about supporting children, siblings and parents navigating the joys and challenges of autism spectrum disorder or developmental delay. Rebecca seeks to understand your story and work with you to improve your relationships in order to live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Rebecca is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working with children, parents and families since 2008. Her 14 years of experience in using attachment frameworks and providing strengths-based supports has helped families to celebrate their wonderful moments while navigating their unique challenges. In particular, Rebecca cares deeply about supporting children, siblings and parents navigating the joys and challenges of autism spectrum disorder or developmental delay. Rebecca seeks to understand your story and work with you to improve your relationships in order to live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
(08) 6493 7989 View (08) 6493 7989
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Inkblot Psychology Clinic
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
These include: ADHD, behavioural management, emotional regulation, PTSD/complex trauma, gender transitioning, neurodiversity, Autism, LGBTQIA+ issues, school related issues, relationship counselling, and work place struggles.
We a friendly, small psychology clinic that offers therapy for children (6 plus), teens and adults, we currently have several psychologists accepting new clients. Our team are highly trained and experienced and have variable specialities across a range of disciplines. We also offer comprehensive psychoeducation assessments, with minimal wait times.
These include: ADHD, behavioural management, emotional regulation, PTSD/complex trauma, gender transitioning, neurodiversity, Autism, LGBTQIA+ issues, school related issues, relationship counselling, and work place struggles.
We a friendly, small psychology clinic that offers therapy for children (6 plus), teens and adults, we currently have several psychologists accepting new clients. Our team are highly trained and experienced and have variable specialities across a range of disciplines. We also offer comprehensive psychoeducation assessments, with minimal wait times.
(08) 6219 3600 View (08) 6219 3600
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AURE: Psychology, Counselling & Therapy
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
Waitlist for new clients
I am only taking on returning clients, selected clinical cases of trauma/complex-trauma, family of origin challenges, autism/ADHD assessments, clinical supervision and professional development training/consultancy. I am currently living my PhD journey and have decided to reduce my clinical load. I have over 15 years of clinical experience working with children to adults and have worked in private, NGO and government sectors.
I am only taking on returning clients, selected clinical cases of trauma/complex-trauma, family of origin challenges, autism/ADHD assessments, clinical supervision and professional development training/consultancy. I am currently living my PhD journey and have decided to reduce my clinical load. I have over 15 years of clinical experience working with children to adults and have worked in private, NGO and government sectors.
(08) 7701 9633 View (08) 7701 9633
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Dr Lingani Mbakile-Mahlanza
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
I specialise in seeing clients with ADHD (Children 6-12 years), Autism and Trauma (Trained in EMDR). However, I also am trained to assist with Depression, Anxiety and Stress. I prioritise diversity and inclusivity, fostering a nonjudgmental environment centred on clients’ individual experiences.
I specialise in seeing clients with ADHD (Children 6-12 years), Autism and Trauma (Trained in EMDR). However, I also am trained to assist with Depression, Anxiety and Stress. I prioritise diversity and inclusivity, fostering a nonjudgmental environment centred on clients’ individual experiences.
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Neurosage Psych, Online Autism & ADHD Assessments
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
Hello! I'm Tasha Moon, a Registered Psychologist and Educational and Developmental Psychology Registrar who specialises in providing comprehensive, warm and compassionate Autism and ADHD assessments for adults. All appointments and assessments are conducted online through telehealth, which means you can be in a space that is comfortable for you while we chat. You are free to fidget, wear your PJs or take as many break as you need to. My assessments are all neuroaffirming, and are conducted in an informal, conversational way. My aim is for you to feel safe, comfortable and heard.
Hello! I'm Tasha Moon, a Registered Psychologist and Educational and Developmental Psychology Registrar who specialises in providing comprehensive, warm and compassionate Autism and ADHD assessments for adults. All appointments and assessments are conducted online through telehealth, which means you can be in a space that is comfortable for you while we chat. You are free to fidget, wear your PJs or take as many break as you need to. My assessments are all neuroaffirming, and are conducted in an informal, conversational way. My aim is for you to feel safe, comfortable and heard.
(07) 2801 6669 View (07) 2801 6669
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Emily Radford
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Prov
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
Hi I'm Emily (they/they), I'm a compassionate and dedicated Provisional Psychologist with a strong commitment to supporting clients from diverse backgrounds. As a non-binary, queer, and neurodivergent clinician, my lived experience aids me to innately empathise with some of the experiences clients may be navigating, sparing the need for extensive explanations on LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergent aspects of identity. My experience encompasses a broad array of client presentations, including ADHD, Autism, gender identity, gender dysphoria, dissociative disorders, mood disorders, family and relational conflicts, complex trauma/abuse.
Hi I'm Emily (they/they), I'm a compassionate and dedicated Provisional Psychologist with a strong commitment to supporting clients from diverse backgrounds. As a non-binary, queer, and neurodivergent clinician, my lived experience aids me to innately empathise with some of the experiences clients may be navigating, sparing the need for extensive explanations on LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergent aspects of identity. My experience encompasses a broad array of client presentations, including ADHD, Autism, gender identity, gender dysphoria, dissociative disorders, mood disorders, family and relational conflicts, complex trauma/abuse.
(02) 9100 0147 View (02) 9100 0147
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Taf Manhambo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000
I work with individuals aged 16 & above presenting with trauma, anxiety, psychosocial disability (NDIS), depression, PTSD, autism, ADHD & other neurodivergent conditions, identity & belonging, racism, multicultural issues, domestic family violence etc.
Hi there, my name is Taf Manhambo. I am a clinical social worker/ mental health therapist and clinical supervisor. I am so glad you're here. I'd like to welcome you to a service for you- a safe space to experience, healing, growth and rediscover your worth in a supportive, nurturing and non-judgmental environment.
I work with individuals aged 16 & above presenting with trauma, anxiety, psychosocial disability (NDIS), depression, PTSD, autism, ADHD & other neurodivergent conditions, identity & belonging, racism, multicultural issues, domestic family violence etc.
Hi there, my name is Taf Manhambo. I am a clinical social worker/ mental health therapist and clinical supervisor. I am so glad you're here. I'd like to welcome you to a service for you- a safe space to experience, healing, growth and rediscover your worth in a supportive, nurturing and non-judgmental environment.
(07) 3132 0848 View (07) 3132 0848
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Bowyer Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Perth, WA 6000
Established in Mount Pleasant since 2007, we are an established team of compassionate Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists. We have extensive experience in providing therapy to address a range of difficulties, and work with you to to develop strategies to maintain your psychological wellbeing. We also provide comprehensive neuropsychological assessments for diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD, Autism, educational difficulties, traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disorders. We also provide tailored neuropsychological based therapy specific to needs.
Established in Mount Pleasant since 2007, we are an established team of compassionate Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists. We have extensive experience in providing therapy to address a range of difficulties, and work with you to to develop strategies to maintain your psychological wellbeing. We also provide comprehensive neuropsychological assessments for diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD, Autism, educational difficulties, traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disorders. We also provide tailored neuropsychological based therapy specific to needs.
(08) 6361 3164 View (08) 6361 3164
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Hannah Kayla Le Leu
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Perth, WA 6000  (Online Only)
I welcome all different neurotypes (autism, ADHD, learning differences, neurotypical etc), cultural backgrounds, sexualities and gender identities.
I am the founder of Talk it Through Psychology which is 100% telehealth. I am neurodivergent and operate from a neuro-affirming framework, meaning that I understand the importance of tailoring all therapies and strategies to work for different brain types. I absolutely love working with people’s strengths and passions and being able to connect with clients through shared passions, which we can also incorporate into therapy! I can help you with: depression, anxiety, trauma, phobias, OCD and co-occurring mental health struggles from being neurodivergent (such as autistic burnout). I also offer affirming autism and ADHD assessments.
I welcome all different neurotypes (autism, ADHD, learning differences, neurotypical etc), cultural backgrounds, sexualities and gender identities.
I am the founder of Talk it Through Psychology which is 100% telehealth. I am neurodivergent and operate from a neuro-affirming framework, meaning that I understand the importance of tailoring all therapies and strategies to work for different brain types. I absolutely love working with people’s strengths and passions and being able to connect with clients through shared passions, which we can also incorporate into therapy! I can help you with: depression, anxiety, trauma, phobias, OCD and co-occurring mental health struggles from being neurodivergent (such as autistic burnout). I also offer affirming autism and ADHD assessments.
(08) 7008 7942 View (08) 7008 7942

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Autism Counsellors

What is the most effective treatment for autism?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has come to be considered the standard treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder, and research has confirmed its effectiveness for many children. Therapists trained in ABA techniques work with children (and their parents) on developing social skills, communication and learning abilities, and everyday habits of hygiene and grooming. The clinician will tailor their program to the child’s particular need but the overarching goal will be to help them advance as far as possible toward independence based on their level of symptoms and decrease the need for additional special services. Families should seek a mental health professional specifically trained in ABA, and holding special certification in the technique, who has extensive experience not only with the approach but in using it with children with the same level of symptoms as the child who needs care.

How does ABA work?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) sessions, which typically focus on positive reinforcement, can be intensive, lasting two or more hours several times a week, and continuing for two years or more. Therapists can also be expected to ask parents to take an active role in reinforcing lessons. Research has found that the technique can lead to major improvements that decrease the need for additional special services.

How does treatment for autism work?

Therapy sessions based on Applied Behavior Analysis will likely be frequent, intensive, and highly structured. After a thorough assessment, a therapist will help a child understand and develop skills in a range of areas, including communication, motor skills, social skills, self-care, play, and academic skills, as well as routines of daily living like hygiene. Typically, the therapist will help a child break down the components of a behavior—often referred to as the antecedent (what prompts an action), the behavior, and the consequence(what immediately follows)—and then reward the child at every step, while also asking parents to reinforce the lessons, and the rewards, throughout the day. This core therapy may be supplemented by occupational or speech therapy, and antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anticonvulsants may be prescribed to address specific severe symptoms.

How long does therapy for autism take?

Some people with autism spectrum disorder may be engaged in some level of therapy for many years, but research shows that treatment will be most effective if it is begun early and delivered intensively. When therapy begins by age 3, children tend to be better able to grasp and adopt the skills needed to manage everyday life, including attending school and establishing social relationships. This type of early-intervention treatment regimen is highly structured, typically involving 20 to 40 hours of one-on-one therapy per week, along with additional hours of engagement managed by parents, for a period of two years or more, although the duration of treatment is dependent on the child’s level of symptoms and pace of progress.