Imaginary Friend in Early Childhood: Should You Worry?
San Diego 6 CW covered the topic of imaginary friends in childhood with Dr. Aleksandra Drecun, Licensed Psychologist and Coach. Dr. Drecun shares insights about pretend play and why imaginary friends can be vital to early childhood development. She discussed reasons children create an imaginary friend and which children are more likely to have such a companion. She also mentions conditions in which having an imaginary friend can be problematic for a child.