Robert Naseef, Ph.D. has a singular voice as a psychologist and father of an adult son with autism. He has trained professionals internationally in treating autism and supporting families. Here in the Philadelphia area, along with Stephen Shore, Ed.D., he is a lead consultant to the ARC of Philadelphia and SAP’s “Autism at Work” program which involves collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation. He speaks at conferences nationally and internationally on issues facing families of children with autism and other special needs. He has a special interest in the psychology of men and fatherhood.
His latest book, Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together (2013) by Brookes Publishing includes praise from autism experts, parents, and people with autism such as Temple Grandin and Stephen Shore. This book is being released in Chinese this month.
On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2017, he gave a TEDx talk entitled “How autism teaches us about being human” which you can see on YouTube.
In addition to autism spectrum disorders, he specializes in parenting, male psychology, and depression. He accepts Highmark Blue Cross, Federal Employees Plan, Medicare, and Penn Behavioral Health.