Having friends improves wellbeing, attitudes to learning and academic performance. For many children, making and keeping friends is quite effortless, but for some it is a challenge.
The following lists the most common social concerns:
- Problems in social communication
- Difficulties in social reciprocity
- Problems in conversational skills
- Friendship issues
- Dealing with teasing/ bullying
- Lack of assertiveness
- Anxiety around social situations
- Difficulties in peer relations
- Problems in social understanding
- Lack of confidence in social situations
If you have concerns around your child’s ability to make and/or maintain friendships, you can contact AIM Therapy on 6150 8339 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment with one of our psychologists.