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Janet Gothelf MA
BACP (accred)

Psychotherapist specialising with Neurodiversity

(Autism spectrum /Asperger Syndrome/ High Functioning Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder )

Janet Gothelf works as a counsellor, psychotherapist and coach and has specialised in the field of Autism for over 20 years. She is the founder of ‘Clearer Perspectives’ – a practice established in 1998 to support and improve the lives of her clients. Janet enables people to better understand themselves, manage their difficulties and build upon their strengths. She is described as a straightforward, trustworthy, non-judgmental, innovative and caring clinician who embraces the dignity of difference.

Janet has a background in psychotherapy and in addition to her mainstream practice she has worked extensively with individuals that she describes as ‘Neurodiverse’ [ Autism spectrum, Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder,.] She works with individuals, couples and families as well as facilitating a number of autism groups. She is also a passionate and experienced autism awareness trainer and consults both in the public and private sector.

Janet has a Masters in Autism (Distinction) from The University of Birmingham and a postgraduate qualification in Asperger Syndrome (Sheffield Hallam University). Janet is an eclectic practitioner who has trained in a variety of therapeutic models (CBT, Systemic family therapy, Psychodynamic, Solution focussed, Mindfulness) and is committed to continued professional development. Janet is a registered accredited member of the BACP with the necessary professional indemnity insurance and supervision.

Her broad range of skills, experience and academic achievements, qualify her as;

  • Psychotherapist/Counsellor
  • Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediator
  • Trainer
  • Keynote Speaker