Clinical Instructor, UNC Department of Psychiatry
Autism Specialist, Raleigh TEACCH Center
B.A., Psychology, East Carolina University
M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, East Carolina University
Marriage and Family Therapist
Amanda Driggers Ufland is an Autism Specialist at the Raleigh TEACCH Autism Center and a Clinical Instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and works with individuals with Autism across the lifespan and their families. Amanda provides both individual, family, and group-based services. Some of the treatment modalities including Structured TEACCHing sessions, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy sessions, Facing Your Fears sessions, and Gorilla Group, a social skills group. Additionally, she supports the evaluation staff by completing Diagnostic Interviews for testing individuals. The majority of clinical cases that she is involved in are to serve school-aged children. She is also interested in supporting local diverse religious communities as they support their populations on the Spectrum. Amanda is the current Raleigh representative on the Autism Specialist Committee and serves on the Strategic Planning Committee to address Operational Excellence.