Schedule an appointment with an Autism therapist in River North

Meet Our Autism Therapists In River North
Autism is a complex brain functioning disorder that affects an individual’s development. Some of the characteristics of this disability include difficulties with social interaction, repetitive behaviors and a lack or delay of nonverbal and verbal communication. Understanding the autistic spectrum and learning how to live with this disability is key to having the ability to function productively in society. 

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Easter Young

LSW, Therapist

Easter Young’s approach to therapy is based on an assets-based perspective where she focuses on achieving positive change within her clients utilizing the strengths and knowledge that they already have. With a background in working with families who have young and adolescent children, Easter has found a passion in helping those who are seeking help from a young standpoint crucial to the entire family dynamic. Specifically from an autistic outlook, she has found that designing a program unique to each patient has been an efficient and effective way of reaching one’s goals.

Katie Reagan

MA, Therapist

Katie Reagan uses art as a means of self-discovery and self-expression; and therefore an effective therapeutic method. As an art therapist, she is able to guide a patient through challenging and difficult elements that may otherwise be hard to verbalize and communicate. Especially for an individual who is dealing with characteristics of autism, art therapy can be extremely positive and successful for understanding and learning ways to cope because of the creative and expressive outlet and release.

Latrice Peoples

PsyD, Psychologist

Latrice Peoples comes from a strong clinical background where she has spent much of her training in dissecting and comprehending the difficulties of developmental brain disorders. Dr. Peoples uses an integrative approach with clients which includes a combination of Adlerian Psychotherapy and evidence-based treatments such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Helping her client’s to learn methods and techniques for coping and living with their difficulties and disabilities is a driving force for Dr. Peoples’ therapeutic practice.