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Imaginary friends: Is it ok for children to have one?

Expert: Dr Ana Aznar Masterclass structure: 9 lessons (7:27 minutes)
Imaginary friends: Is it ok for children to have one?
Updated: April 19, 2024

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About this class

Does your child have an imaginary friend? Are you worried that there may be something wrong with them? In this mini masterclass, Dr Ana Aznar explains the science behind imaginary friends and whether it is OK or not for children to have one. This masterclass is useful for parents whose child has an imaginary friend or has had an imaginary friend in the past.

About the expert

Dr Ana Aznar is a developmental psychologist with a special interest in parenting, family relations and children's socioemotional development. Her work has been published in scientific journals as well as in the popular press. She collaborates with different universities and is the founder and CEO of REC Parenting.

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