Manage episode 327655770 series 3300327
Neurodivergent people in a neurotypical world face unique challenges when navigating a suicidal crisis. The busy, bright, noisy Emergency Department does not serve as a safety scaffolding, if anything could perpetuate the crisis or actually cause a melt down while waiting. Shazzy shares many such insights both from her lived and carer experience as well her quarter century of professional expertise.
Shazzy Tharby is a UK trained and credentialed Counselling Psychotherapist and Mental Health Nurse. Shazzy is autistic and ADHD herself and has autistic and ADHD children and therefore understands the neurodivergent (ND) experience from both a personal and professional point of view from many angles. Shazzy works from a neurodivergent affirming perspective. Learn more about Shazzy and her services at https://positivelyliving.com.au/
We apologize for the poor sound quality at certain parts of the recording but we have retained it in the podcast given the strength of the content. The episode teases out different approaches in crisis care that professionals ought to take when supporting Autistic people.