These are some of the services we offer:


Autism Related Services

We are all related. It is essential to our growth and our understanding of ourselves and each other to know that. It is both brave and honorable to seek help from others at various points in our lives. Here at Essential Counseling, we value the traits of trust, honor, wisdom, curiosity, openness. 

 We look forward to seeing you here. 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

The components of DBT include:

mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance.

We have found that many people in the ASD community benefit from our modified DBT approach.

 Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) has also proven to be effective for many.

Parent Training

Parent Training is offered to parents and caregivers who would like to be more effective in the home environment. We also offer family therapy, couples therapy and caregiver self-care education and support. 

Social Groups

We offer a varied array of social groups to meet the various personalities and cognitive levels of those we serve. To see the full list of the groups we are currently offering, scroll down this page.

Therapeutic Support in the Home and Community

We offer Independent Skills Training and Therapeutic Support in the Home and Community.  

Individual Therapy

Weekly Individual Therapy session s have shown to be highly effective for targeting both short-term and long-term goals. Exposure Therapy is also highly effective for phobias, fears, obsessions, compulsions, OCD.  We specialize in DBT and CBT for issues that may arise as a result of Autism, PDD and the diagnosis formerly known as Aspergers.