Separation Anxiety

"My kid is so clingy"

Separation Anxiety Disorder is really hard for parents and parents often feel their mobility is limited. 

Signs of Separation Anxiety

  • does not feel safe unless with parent
  • acts like crisis when separating
  • worries about future threats to parents (get sick, going to die)
  • unable to go on playdates or field trips
  • often calls out to you to make sure knows where you are
  • have nightmares about separation
  •  refusal to go to school 
  • keeping track of you at all times
  • follow you around
  • hard to be in separate room
  • hard to sleep in own bed

Anxiety Treatment...

“I can be safe without mom”