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Eva A. Mendes, LMHC, NCC, Honored for Contributions to Counseling and Psychotherapy

Eva A. Mendes, LMHC, NCC, is an autism and Asperger specialist, couples counselor and psychotherapist at her private practice

She has written several influential books, including her most popular and well-received title, "Marriage and Lasting Relationships with Asperger Syndrome."

    ARLINGTON, MA, June 18, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Eva A. Mendes, LMHC, NCC, has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Mendes is a distinguished autism, Asperger and ADHD specialist, couples counselor and psychotherapist with a career spanning over a decade in private practice. Since founding her practice in 2013, she has dedicated herself to supporting neurodiverse marriages and providing couples counseling for relationships where one or both partners are on the autism spectrum. Her expertise in this niche area of psychology has earned her widespread acclaim and respect within the mental health community.

Ms. Mendes' career began in the creative field as a graphic designer at the New England Aquarium and Health Management Resources. Transitioning into mental health in 2012, she served as a disability support counselor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a resource expert, therapist, group counselor and couples counselor at the Association for Autism and Neurodiversity 2012 to 2016. She opened her private practice as an autism and ADHD specialist in psychotherapy and neurodiverse couple's counseling in 2013.

In addition to her counseling work, Ms. Mendes is an accomplished author and contributor to the field of mental health literature. She has written several influential books, including her most popular and well-received title, "Marriage and Lasting Relationships with Asperger Syndrome," published in 2015. Her other works include co-authoring "Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Autism" in 2019 and "Armchair Conversations on Love and Autism: Secrets of Happy Neurodiverse Couples," set to be released in 2024. Ms. Mendes also contributes to Psychology Today as a blogger, Complete Wellbeing Magazine as a contributing writer and the American Bazaar Online as a columnist.

Ms. Mendes' academic background laid the foundation for her successful career. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Union Institute and University in 2007, followed by a Master of Arts in clinical mental health counseling from the same institution in 2011. Currently pursuing a doctorate in psychology, she is also a licensed mental health counselor and a nationally certified counselor. She attributes her successful career to her Buddhist faith, hardwork, tenacity and the unending support of her friends and family.

Ms. Mendes' contributions to her industry have been recognized with various awards from the American Psychological Association and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association. Her commitment to her profession is further evidenced by her active involvement with the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, the National Board of Certified Counselors in North Carolina and the American Psychological Association.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Ms. Mendes is deeply involved in civic activities and creative projects that reflect her commitment to community service and education. She is a supporter and mentor for Soka Gakkai International, volunteers at the Asian Task Force women's shelter and is involved with local environmental and conservation efforts.

In her personal life, Ms. Mendes finds joy in yoga, spending quality time with her family, and indulging in arts and crafts, particularly painting and sewing. She also loves engaging with nature through gardening and birdwatching. Looking ahead, she hopes to travel more to spend time with family overseas. Professionally, she hopes to continue writing impactful books, see her clients thrive and further immerse herself in community service.

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