Tag: separation anxiety

Separation anxiety: Psychologist Midstream, Centurion, Pretoria

Separation anxiety

Separation anxiety: Introduction

With the new school year that started a few weeks ago, I had quite a view questions from parents on how to deal with separation anxiety (in this instance I’m referring to the situation where the child is afraid to get separated from the parent and / or guardian – as there is also separation anxiety where the parent experiences anxiety when he / she has to be separated from the child). The most frequent example of so called separation anxiety is a child who doesn’t want you to leave after you dropped him at school. Read more

Talking to kids about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Talking to kids about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing widespread panic and anxiety throughout …

Are you a blamer? Dr. Marisa van Niekerk Educational Psychologist shares some info on blaming

Are you a blamer? Let’s talk about blaming

Are you a blamer? What is blaming, and why do we do it? Are you a blamer? Blaming is basically the process whereby our brains …

Mental toughness, Pretoria, Centurion, Midstream

Your Ego, your personality manager

Your ego: an introduction Ego?!   Yes, we know about ego’s.  Usually men’s ego’s! In a previous post I’ve …