“My Life With Asperger Syndrome” – A Case Study

There are so many articles about Asperger Syndrome. But what is it really like to live with? In December 2016 Piers Tyson* was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, now officially called autism spectrum disorder or ASD here in the UK. This is his story. *name changed for privacy Receiving the Diagnosis When the psychologist told me … [Read Entire Story]

What is Alexithymia? When Emotions Just Aren’t Your Thing

Do you draw a blank when people ask you how you feel? Are you often accused of not understanding others, or not showing enough empathy? Even when you tried your best? You might have a personality trait called alexithymia. Does trying to understand others leave you lost and depressed? Want to talk to someone who [Read Entire Story]