An ISE doesn’t have to be horrendous, scary event to be traumatizing for a Child. It’s the Child’s perception of what’s happening. It can be something that confused the Child. That’s enough to make it an ISE.
It could be something as simple as Mommy and Daddy having an argument. Mommy and Daddy are not responding to the needs of the Child in a timely manner, or not responding appropriately because the parents don’t understand the needs of the child can be interpreted as abandonment.
Abandonment is a survival fear. The Child can then interpret this to mean they are "not wanted" or "not important." You'll find this frequently in your regression sessions.
Even though the situation is "no big deal" as far as the client's Conscious MInd is concerned, this decision, based on the perceptions of the Child, can have a lasting effect in the client's life.
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