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Can you tell me how I could help my daughter get through seperation anxiety?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Some is natural

Normal periods of development include this.
It's part of attachment and the best way to deal with it is gently, with understanding, but firmness. I have to go, but I'll be back by/in ___ (short time). Then, keep your word! Trust is crucial! Anytimes she discovered anythings to be untrustworthy make the anxiety worse. Start now being trustworthy, gentle and firm. Be sure her caregiver is A++. Best

In brief: Some is natural

Normal periods of development include this.
It's part of attachment and the best way to deal with it is gently, with understanding, but firmness. I have to go, but I'll be back by/in ___ (short time). Then, keep your word! Trust is crucial! Anytimes she discovered anythings to be untrustworthy make the anxiety worse. Start now being trustworthy, gentle and firm. Be sure her caregiver is A++. Best
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