Discover SPARK

Webinar: Autism, Parenting, and Self-Care

Date Published: July 29, 2020

In this recorded webinar, Kristin Pleines, LCSW, DSW, draws on research and practice to help parents create their own plans for self-care. Finding the time and energy for self-care and stress management seems like a lofty goal for many parents, and this talk offers realistic ideas and resources, along with evidence-based strategies for wellness.


Who is Kristin Pleines?

Photo of Kristin PleinesKristin Pleines, LCSW, DSW is the owner of Manhattan Play Therapy, a private practice in New York City. She specializes in providing psychotherapy to families with young children, as well as children, teens, and young adults with ASD. She is an adjunct lecturer at New York University (NYU), where she is passionate about teaching new social workers about the benefits of group therapy for healing and connection. Kristin also enjoys providing clinical supervision at Tech Kids Unlimited, a Brooklyn-based agency that teaches tech skills to young people who learn differently.

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