eparation anxiety is the most common form of anxiety in primary school aged children, and this anxiety can impact their transition and participation at school. In this video, Amanda Dudley describes the signs a child may be experiencing separation anxiety, and the ways in which primary teachers can support children experiencing separation anxiety in educational settings.
Amanda Dudley is a psychologist with over 18 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and their families. She has worked in a variety of settings including public hospital, clinical research, within the educational sector at primary and secondary school level as well as University and in private practice. She has significant experience in the area of child and adolescent development and mental health with particular focus on anxiety, depression, sleep, and school refusal.