Autism Counselling Calgary


Seeking a therapist who specializes in autism is crucial for individuals and families navigating the complexities of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Our counselling centre helps teens and adults with autism, providing tailored support and understanding. With expertise in the autism spectrum, our counsellors offer personalized strategies for managing challenges related to social interactions, communication, sensory sensitivities, and emotional regulation.

Our goal is to empower individuals, be they teens or adults with autism, to lead fulfilling lives by equipping them with the necessary skills and support systems. With the counsellors at Shelly Qualtieri & Associates, you will gain invaluable insights and practical tools to navigate the unique aspects of autism and find the support you need in a warm and welcoming space.

We offer sessions in person and virtually for your convenience.

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Autism counselling in calgary

Laura Laidlaw


  • Clientele:¬†¬†Adults, Youth 13+

  • Specialty area examples:¬†

    • Autism (teen¬†& adults)
    • All forms of substance abuse and co-occurring illnesses
    • Living with Addiction
    • Supporting Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families


  • Modalities used:

  • Location:¬†3rd Floor, 4503¬†Brisebois Dr NW 3rd Floor, Calgary, AB T2L 2G3

  • Virtual & In person therapy?:¬†Yes

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition characterized by challenges in social interaction, communication, and restricted or repetitive behaviors. It affects individuals differently, ranging from mild to severe symptoms.

A therapist specializing in autism can provide invaluable support for both you, your teen, and your family by offering tailored strategies to navigate the unique aspects of ASD. They can help to develop social skills, improve communication abilities, manage sensory sensitivities, cope with emotions, and build self-esteem. Additionally, therapists can provide guidance for parents on understanding and supporting their loved ones effectively, fostering a supportive environment at home and school. With the expertise and understanding of a trained therapist, you and your teen can navigate the challenges of autism spectrum disorder and lead fulfilling lives.

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