This program is a place for discussion of issues around Autism and related topics - mental health, education, employment, inclusion, identity and cultural differences between Autistic and non-autistic people. Jeanette usually interview guests who are doing good work in the autism community.
For this episode, Jeanette is joined by psychologist and author Michelle Garnett. The interview centres on autism and depression. The conversation includes discussion of Michelle and Tony Attwood’s new book - Exploring Depression and Beating the Blues. There is some useful information for people who are Autistic and have depression and for those who love and care for them.
You can purchase the book here: http://www.jkp.com/aus/exploring-depression-and-beating-the-blues-34243.html
Michelle works at Minds and Hearts clinic in Brisbane, Australia: http://www.mindsandhearts.net
You can purchase Jeanette Pukis, Dr Emma Goodall and Dr Jane Nugent's Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum here: http://www.jkp.com/aus/the-guide-to-good-mental-health-on-the-autism-spectrum-34029.html