Appearing in less than 2% of the population in the United States among children and adolescents, separation anxiety often appears after life stressors. Persistent worry about losing attachment figures to having an accident, illness or being harmed by another individual and anxious about leaving the home. While rarer, it can also appear among adults as marked discomfort when separation from children or and spouses.
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
What We Don’t Treat
We are not an emergency clinic. We are an outpatient provider so we do not have inpatient facilities. We are not a hospital and do not provide detox services for addictions. We do not treat schizophrenia or brain disorders related to advancing age such as dementia or Alzheimer’s. We are not contracted with any court system and do not provide court ordered services related to child custody or other matters.