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Stephen Borgman
Works at PRA Behavioral, LLC, DeVry, Ravenswood Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, Allendale Association
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Philip Wylie always knew he was different.  He just never knew why.



What are some pros and cons you've faced as an adult with Aspergers diagnosed later in life?

I'm grateful to Philip Wylie for agreeing to an interview with me.

He spent lots and lots of time and money trying to figure himself out, until the age of 51, using every therapy under the sun.

Along his intensive journey of personal growth, he received clues that would lead him, ultimately, to discover Aspergers syndrome.

#adultaspergers   #podcast  

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Philip Wylie, A Very Late Adult Aspergers Diagnosis, and More I’m excited for you to meet today’s guest: He’s Philip Wylie, author of Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome, and Psychobiography of a Systemiser. He’s an important voice among Asperger…
Aspergers has typically been diagnosed among children. What about adult Aspergers? Here's Philip Wylie's journey of personal growth and awareness.
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Lines there from an old 1918 song that Alice Cooper did a cover of called I'm Always Chasing Rainbows.  Wouldn't take tips on my Asperger's now, I'm not that insipid.
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Young Love: It’s so beautiful, so wonderful, it takes your breath away.  Like any other romantic couple, two adults who are in love in an Asperger’s relationship are on cloud nine when they first meet.  Reality sinks in once the emotional high wears off,…
Aspergers relationship advice is hard to come by. In this article, Novel Gardener talks about her relationship with her Aspergers partner.
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Sensory Processing Disorder Metaphors Imagine driving a car that isn’t working well. When you step on the gas the car sometimes lurches forward and sometimes doesn’t respond. When you blow the horn it sounds blaring. The brakes sometimes slow the car, but…
Sensory Processing Difficulties are common with autism spectrum conditions. Here are 3 valuable tips you need to use today to make your life easier.
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There are 100 divorces in the US every hour. And you feel like your marriage may end up as one of those 100 divorces. There’s no joy in your marriage.  Physical intimacy has fled.  Instead of talking, you yell.  Or, worse, you ignore each other as…
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Bella was dating a Catholic man. Duana, her friend, advised her against it. “Bella, you’re an Atheist, and he’s a Catholic. He’s not going to settle down with someone who’s not Christian.” Bella dismissed Duana. “Can’t a girl have a little fun?” Four…
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A single rose can be my garden….a single friend, my world.  Leo Buscaglia Finding Friends Is Like Playing The Piano (You can listen to the full episode at the bottom of this post) You don’t want to hear me play the piano.  Trust me. I would sound like a…
Finding friends is not as easy as it sounds, particularly when you have autism/Aspergers. Daniel Wendler shares social skills tips in this podcast episode.
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If you're in a committed #Aspergers   #NT  relationship, commit to appreciating and respecting each other's differences.  That's part of what #love  truly means.
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A child with visual perception problems may learn best through the auditory channel. Children who look out the corner of their eye while reading often have visual processing problems. Suspect a visual processing problem in children who finger-flick in…
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Whitney Cummings, the writer and producer for the show, Two Broke Girls, realized she was in trouble when she came down with a rare sickness. At the time, she was writing and producing her own NBC sitcom, working on the Two Broke Girls, and hosting her…
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The advent of the internet has been an incredible boon for kids and teen with Asperger’s – it’s a place where they can go where they want, communicate at their own pace, and enjoy time away from the stresses of their normal life. Unfortunately, it’s also…
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Earlier in my career, I thought I should be a manager and leader.  And I worked hard enough to get promoted twice to a management position. But I struggled with aspects of the job.  Letting people go was one of the most difficult things for me to deal…
Earlier in my career, I thought I should be a manager and leader.  And I worked hard enough to get promoted twice to a management position. But I struggled with aspects of the job.  Letting people go was one of the most difficult things for me to deal with. Having taken the Clifton Strengths Finder, […]
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Therapist Dedicated to Excellence, specializing in working with #autism, #aspergers, #add/adhd, dual diagnosis
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  • PRA Behavioral, LLC, DeVry, Ravenswood Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, Allendale Association
    Therapist Dedicated to Excellence, specializing in working with #anxiety, #depression, #autism, #aspergers, #add/adhd, dual diagnosis, 2003 - present
  • MetLife Inc
    Psychiatric Clinical Specialist, 2004 - present
  • Allendale Association
    Clinical Specialist, 1996 - 1997
  • DeVry University
    Counselor, 1997 - 1999
  • Ravenswood Hospital
    Clinical Staff Therapist, 1999 - 2002
  • Northwest Community Hospital
    Mental Health Clinician, 2002 - 2004
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The Amazon, In Brazil, South America - Brazil, South America
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: Committed to Helping Neurotypicals and NeuroAtypicals Plan, Brand, Lead, and Succeed
Introduction
Grew up in Brazil, to parents who were dedicated to serving others, and who are a living legacy of life as I want to live it.

I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, specializing in working with children and families in the areas of #aspergers #autism and #add #adhd.  I also love writing about personal growth and development.

My main blogging efforts focus on  Thrive With Aspergers, where I write to understand #Asperger and #Autism and to share relationship and career solutions for people on the spectrum.

I'm also the author and owner of Personal Success Factors, a blog dedicated to helping you reach your next level of personal and career excellence.

I love learning, reading, spending time with family and friends, serving at my church, and learning about ongoing personal development.

Favorite Quotes:
"When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another."

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

"He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose"  Jim Elliot
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owner of 1 dog, 4 cats, 2 gekkos, 1 hamster :)
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  • Trinity International University
    Counseling Psychology, 1992 - 1995
  • Wheaton College
    Sociology, 1986 - 1990
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