CEO/Co-Founder at NeuroDiverse Christian Couples
Website Address: www.christianneurodiversemarriage.com
Each week on Explore the Spectrum, our host Jeanetta Bryant discusses the latest news and developments related to autism, as well as providing expert insights and advice to our audience. Be ready for anything by listening to what these insiders have to say. This week, Jeanetta speaks with Stephanie Holmes from NeuroDiverse Christian Couples.
To learn more, visit www.christianneurodiversemarriage.com
Short company description:
The International Association of NeuroDiverse Christian Marriage exists to train and equip those who work with NeuroDiverse Christian Couples. We also seek to serve couples where there is a new diagnosis, those desiring next steps, or those seeking to learn from other couples further along on their journey.
What Is Your Why (Why Are You In Business)?
Educate, Equip, Effective Strategies so that you can be Energized and run the race with Endurance!
Marriage helpers need to understand autism and the family system if they are able to serve them. We are hear to educate and equip!
How did you get started in your field or work?
Lived Experience and No one was addressing the issue.
What’s one thing we should know that makes your company unique?
Dr. Stephanie C. Holmes started her journey into autism when her daughter was diagnosed in 2005. As struggles and challenges continued in the marriage, she discovered she as in a ND marriage. As a trained professional counselor and clergy she saw traditional methods like talk therapy would not work. Dan was diagnosed in 2019. They are a ND team of lived experience who work with ND Christian Couples in counseling/coaching but education through their podcast. The bigger mission is to educate and equip pastors, counselors, clinicians and coaches into the complexities of autism, faith and marriage on the spectrum.
What are your biggest goals in the next 6 to 12 Months for your business?
To update and rewrite a book from the family perspective and we started research into ND Couples which we hope to publish research in peer reviewed academic journals.