Seperation anxiety can disrupt a child's life and cause them to miss out on all the joys of childhood. But is the child really the one having a hard time letting go?

Children have an uncanny way of sensing emotions and tend to live in the unconscious of their parents. So when a parent suffers with anxiousness, that fear or paranioa can be equally realized by their children.

In this video, I'll provide some guidance on how to handle these manifestations caused by the often referred to, helicopter parents.

Enjoy the video,
Paul Foxman, Ph.D.

Dr. Paul Foxman is Founder and Director of the Center for Anxiety Disorders in Burlington, Vermont. He has over 40 years of professional experience in a variety of settings, including schools, community mental health centers, graduate psychology programs and private practice.


Dr. Foxman is the author of Dancing With Fear (2007) and The Worried Child (2004), as well as other publications on the topic of anxiety including a co-authored casebook, Conquering Panic and Anxiety Disorders (2003). His newest book, The Clinician’s Guide to Anxiety in Kids and Teens, will be released in 2016. Dr. Foxman travels internationally to speak on the topic of anxiety, and he has appeared as an expert on radio and television.