Dr Michelle Garnett

MPsych(Clin) PhD MAPS MCCP

Dr Michelle Garnett PhD is a clinical psychologist and founder of Minds & Hearts, a clinic specialising in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Brisbane, Australia. Michelle has over 25 years’ experience in all areas of ASD. She was awarded a PhD for her original research on ASD and psychological health in 2007. She co-wrote the first screening tool for Asperger’s syndrome in 1993, and for girls and women in 2011. Michelle has co-authored four books on ASD, and has published in peer reviewed journal articles. Her most recent book with Barb Cook is a seminal work on the female presentation, Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. She has co-authored three books with Prof Tony Attwood on emotion management for children and adolescents. She provides training in ASD for four Australian Universities. She is an accredited yoga teacher.