Author: seaninderbitzen

The Evolution of Facing Our Fears: Where we’ve Been and Where we are Going

Written by: Tamara Rosen, PhD. and Judy Reaven, PhD. As many of us are aware, youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often experience significant symptoms of anxiety, moreso than children without ASD. In fact, a recent study by Kerns and colleagues (Kerns, Rast, & Shattuck, 2020) found that the lifetime prevalence of anxiety disorders in […]

Is THAT true? Judging Evidence by How Often its Repeated

Reposted with permission from Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. – Original post date: October 22nd, 2019 I’m sure you’ve heard it repeated many times: The term, “evidence-based practice” refers to specific treatment approaches which have been tested in research and found to be effective; CBT is the most effective form of psychotherapy for anxiety and depression; […]

Podcasts by Sean

The Behavior Trap – Episode 22: Sean Inderbitzen, APSW – Wisconsin Sean Inderbitzen Sean is a Behavioral Health Therapist, and lives with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. He has a caseload with 25% of his patients that live with ASD and varying comorbid psychiatric conditions. Prior to being a mental health clinician, he was a Vocational […]

Three Reasons to Connect With the Greater Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin

Are you looking for a place to help you find autism-related resources? Looking for quality education and training about autism and related topics? Are you looking for support from someone who has been down a similar path? The Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin and our local network of affiliates might be what you’re looking for. […]

An Introduction to our Autism and Culture Course: a Podcast

Catina Burkett Black women are not usually considered for autistic traits, but they do exist. This is true for Catina Burkett. Catina is a native of the Bronx, New York. She graduated from Columbia College in 2006, she completed her master of social work at the University of South Carolina in 2010. Catina has a […]

The CATINA Method

Culture check Ask questions Test your EQ Investigate Nine-point check Ally: Be an ally Culture Check Check with your client for the importance of race and gender. This type of question can be revisited after several sessions. Do not under estimate how your black client has been conditioned to minimize themselves in the presence of […]