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The Squarepeg Podcast

Aug 13, 2022

Aisha Edwards is a somatic trauma therapist, podcaster and writer from Vancouver, Canada, and was diagnosed autistic last year, aged 39.

Somatic trauma therapy is a body-centred approach to treating post-traumatic stress disorder that rather than focusing only on thoughts or emotions associated with a traumatic event,...

Jul 30, 2022

**If the last 7 minutes of this recording is missing in Apple Podcasts, you can hear the last part on my website or on Spotify**

Diane J Wright is an autistic advocate and the founder of Autastic, an online community that aims to help late diagnosed autistic adults, particularly those from minority communities, and is...

Jul 23, 2022

Claire Gardener is a homeopath and primary school teacher in London in the UK. She is 45 and self diagnosed as autistic five years ago, after experiencing burnout in her teaching role. 

A special interest in children’s literature lead to her first career in book editing, which came to an end as a result of workplace...

Jul 16, 2022

Alma is an unemployed forager, food designer, artist, craftswoman and permaculture gardener from the Netherlands. She was diagnosed autistic in 2019 after self identifying the year before; she has also since been diagnosed with ADHD.

When her then undiagnosed autistic and ADHD traits meant that she wasn’t able to...

Jul 9, 2022

Cloie Parfitt is a psychotherapist, originally from Tennessee in the United States, now living in Norwich in the UK. A former nurse, she switched to psychotherapy when she realised that she found the hospital environment and long shifts too much of a sensory challenge. 

She now works with many neurodivergent clients,...