Dr. Robert “Bob” Fischer is a psychiatrist and the Executive Director and co-founder with his wife Anne, of Optimum Performance Institute and the Roanne Program. He also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, School Of Medicine in the Department Of Psychoneuroimmunology and the Mindful Awareness Research Center. Most importantly, he has a strong desire to reach and serve young people who are suffering from a variety of mental health issues, like Asperger’s, to help them discover their passions, transform, and to be equipped to build a life that they truly feel is worth living.
Thoughts on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and object permanence. Written by By Paul Sanbar, MA, Life Coach at Optimum Performance Institute and Rebecca Deleon, MA, MFT Intern, Roanne Program Coordinator. Introduction by Robert "Bob" Fischer, M.D., Psychiatrist and Executive Director at Optimum Performance Institute.
Young adults with Asperger's disorder face unique challenges when it comes to overcoming failure to launch syndrome. Ryan's inspirational story about how he is now living independently and learning to have fulfilling relationships, work, and hobbies is sure to encourage and inspire.
In this mini ebook, Robert Fischer, M.D., psychiatrist and Executive Director at the Optimum Performance Institute, a residential mental health treatment facility for young adults in Southern California, discusses the development of Asperger's from childhood into early adulthood.