Resources

 

Important Information for Prospective Clients

Cherish Clinic has a strong commitment to the neurodiversity affirmative framework and approaches. The clinic as a whole is compliant with the Neurodiversity Therapist Collective and this means that we do not offer any behavioural intervention, modification, or...

Featured Services

Beth’s D&D Camp (July+August)

Beth is one of our most seasoned...

Shay’s Summer Camp (July)

Shay is our occupational therapist who...

Support Worker vs Therapist

Legality and legislations  Support...

Professional Body Doubling

Professional Body Doubling as Support...

AWE Walks with Pam

AWE Walks are offered in Victoria and...

Therapeutic Swimming with Sara

Age: 4 to 12 years old Location:...

“Cute Drawing but Not Too Good”

Description: This is a camp designed...

Empowered Profanity Camp

Description: Welcome to Empowered...

Low-Cost Art Therapy with Practicum Students

Description: Each year, Cherish Clinic...

Professional Autistic Experiential Workshop

Description: This workshop explores...

Featured Team Members

Seeking RTC Support Worker

Are you a dedicated and compassionate...

Join Our Team: Seeking Autistic Counsellors

Are you an experienced registered...

Join Our Team: Video Game Based Therapist

Are you a registered counsellor with a...

Meet Micaela, the “Music” Therapist

In the world of therapy, where the...

Meet Sara, the Not-So-Expressive Art Therapist

Me: "Sara, I recently learned from...

General Information

Crisis and Emergency Resources

Hotlines, Victim services, and more

Autism Guides

For families in British Columbia whose is considering or have gone through autism assessment.

Service Providers

Medical, therapuetic, and legal resources for families

Online Resources

Community, training, information, advocacy, and entertainment

Blog Posts

Neurodivergence-Affirmation

Fake vs Real Self-Regulation Skills

Sharing with permission from Autball's...

Should I enroll my neurodivergent kids in some social groups?

Cherish Clinic receives a lot of...

Social Skills: an Art or Science?

My kid never has get invited to...

The Shattered Mirror: The Loss of “Neurodiversity-Affirmation”

The systems fall away.They become...

AWE Walks with Pam

AWE Walks are offered in Victoria and...

Therapeutic Swimming with Sara

Age: 4 to 12 years old Location:...

“Cute Drawing but Not Too Good”

Description: This is a camp designed...

5 Rules of Parenting

"My child has been diagnosed with...

Empowered Profanity Camp

Description: Welcome to Empowered...

Our (Very Biased) Thoughts on ABA

Disclaimer: We are biased against ABA....

Gender-Affirmation

GAIA (Gender Affirming, Inclusive, Aritstic)

Description: GAIA is a...

Parent Contribution: Accepting vs. Being Supportive

This is an anonymous parent...

How Do I Explain Gender Identities to Autistic Children? (Part One)

My 9-year-old son is obsessed with a...

Pathological Demand Avoidance

Therapeutic Swimming with Sara

Age: 4 to 12 years old Location:...

Anti-Social Open House

Description: The idea for this...

Managing Our Own Pathological Demand Avoidance

I am an adult with PDA and I am really...

Can Mask Refusal be a Demand Avoidant Behaviour?

There are many videos circulating the...

Parenting

5 Rules of Parenting

"My child has been diagnosed with...

More Than Just Tastes

If an autistic child has restrictive...

How to Increase Independence in Our Children?

"If my kids screamed 'Mom, I need x!',...

How Do I Explain Gender Identities to Autistic Children? (Part One)

My 9-year-old son is obsessed with a...

Should Parents Show Negative Emotions Around Their Children?

"Recently, my 4-year-old daughter has...