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Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychologist
  • Services
Autism Assessment
  • Over 150 cases completed to date
Expert Witness Reports
  • Many of cases completed
Marriage & Family Counselling
  • 28 years experience

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– Doctor of Psychology
– HCPC Counselling Psychologist since 19/01/2012
– Autism Assessment: Over 150 cases assessed to date
– Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychologist- Cardiff University and Bond Solon Qualifications for Expert Witness Work Completed
– 28 years’ experience as a Counselling Psychologist in the UK working with Children, Adolescents and Adults
– Expert Witness Psychological Report Writing since 2007 – many reports completed
– Strong knowledge and qualifications in therapeutic interventions using systemic and CBT framework
– Highly experienced in adolescent psychological assessments such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, trauma, PTSD, abuse and social withdrawal

autism where you don’t care

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Professional Insight
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) encompass a range of neurodevelopmental conditions characterized by challenges in social interaction, communication, and restricted or repetitive behaviors. The term “spectrum” reflects the wide variation in challenges and strengths possessed by each person with autism. It’s important to recognize that the phrase “autism where you don’t care” does not accurately describe any form of autism, as individuals with ASD may experience a variety of emotions and levels of empathy.
ASDs include conditions such as autistic disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS). Each individual with ASD is unique, and the level of support needed can range from mild to significant. For instance, Asperger’s syndrome is on the milder end of the spectrum and is characterized by individuals who may have high intelligence and excel in certain areas but face challenges in social interactions.
It’s crucial to approach the subject of autism with sensitivity and understanding. People with ASD often have a deep capacity for care and empathy, even if they express it differently than neurotypical individuals. Misconceptions about ASD can lead to stigma and a lack of support for those affected by it.
Early diagnosis and intervention can be beneficial in supporting individuals with ASD to lead fulfilling lives. Therapies and support systems are tailored to each person’s needs, focusing on enhancing their strengths and providing assistance in areas of challenge.
For more detailed information on the types of ASD and the support available, resources such as WebMD provide comprehensive overviews. It’s also advisable to consult healthcare professionals who specialize in ASD for personalized guidance and support.
In conclusion, understanding and respecting the complexities of ASD is essential. It’s about recognizing the individuality of each person and providing the necessary support to help them navigate the world in their own unique way. Let’s continue to educate ourselves and others about autism, fostering an inclusive society where everyone is valued for who they are.

Autism Assessment in London

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental condition that involves persistent challenges in social interaction, speech and nonverbal communication, and restricted/repetitive behaviors. The effects of ASD and the severity of symptoms are different in each person. That’s why it’s crucial to have a comprehensive assessment conducted by a professional who is deeply experienced in the field.

Dr. Alireza Moafi, a Doctor of Psychology, stands out as a leading expert in autism assessments in London. With over 150 cases assessed to date, Dr. Moafi brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the nuances involved in diagnosing and supporting individuals with ASD.

The assessment process is a critical step in identifying the presence of autism spectrum disorders. It involves a series of evaluations, including but not limited to developmental history, observation, and structured interviews. Dr. Moafi is well-versed in these techniques and utilizes a combination of ADOS-2, ADIR, and 3di assessments to ensure a thorough and accurate diagnosis.

Beyond his role in assessments, Dr. Moafi is also recognized for his extensive work as an expert witness, providing psychological report writing since 2007 with over 100 reports completed. His expertise is not limited to autism assessments; he is highly experienced in adolescent psychological assessments covering a range of issues from depression, anxiety, self-harm, trauma, PTSD, abuse, and social withdrawal.

For families navigating the often overwhelming process of seeking an autism assessment, Dr. Moafi’s clinic offers a beacon of hope and clarity. The clinic’s approach is rooted in a strong knowledge base and qualifications in therapeutic interventions using systemic and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) frameworks. This ensures that each assessment is not just a diagnosis but a pathway to tailored support and intervention.

Dr. Moafi’s dedication to his field is evident in his 27 years of experience as a counseling psychologist in the UK, working with children, adolescents, and adults. His educational background and training, including Cardiff University and Bond Solon qualifications for expert witness work, further solidify his standing as a trusted professional in the psychology community.

For those seeking an autism assessment in London, Dr. Moafi’s clinic represents a comprehensive resource backed by decades of professional experience and a commitment to the mental health and well-being of his clients. To learn more about Dr. Moafi and his services, you can visit his website or reach out for a consultation to discuss your specific needs and concerns.

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