Hyperfocus: An Example
What’s a Mini-Disclosure?
I define a mini-disclosure as a description of my behavior from my point of view. I include my intentions and how I value the person I’m speaking to. Then, I make a simple request (if needed). This helps the person understand my perspective. It gives us the opportunity to clear up any misunderstandings about my intentions.
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Thanks for reading this series about social skills in the workplace. I hope this installment on hyperfocus was helpful. If you liked this blog and feel like it applies to you or someone you know, I would love for you to be a part of our working professionals community at Open Doors Therapy.
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Other Autism Services at Open Doors Therapy
My Palo Alto/Bay Area mental health clinic serves individuals with autistic traits. This includes individuals who identify as having Asperger’s, high functioning autism, undiagnosed autism traits, etc. and their families. I am proud to offer individual counseling, parent counseling, and group therapy for the Silicon Valley area and beyond. Additionally, our therapists offer support and educational groups for neurodiverse working professionals, college students with autistic traits, gifted youth & caregivers, autistic adults, women who identify as neurodiverse, a summer social skills college transition training program for youth transitioning to college, teens & caregivers, and a mothers group. To learn more about any of these services, contact our office and schedule a free consultation.
About the Author
Dr. Tasha Oswald is a trained developmental and clinical psychologist. She is the founder and director of Open Doors Therapy, a private autism therapy practice in Palo Alto, near San Francisco, CA. She specializes in social skills groups.