School closures and less socialising have led children across the UK to become more anxious and introverted, with some 135,000 pupils struggling so much that they have not returned to class following the repeated lockdowns of 2020 and 2021.

Children who were thriving before the pandemic hit have now lost all interest in their education and social life, preferring to spend their time alone in their room. 

I co-wrote this rticle for The Daily Mail on how to help a ‘ghost child’ get back on track in terms of school and socialising.