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Types of Child Traumas and Abuses

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing)

Traumatic Events
Physical Abuse
Psychological Abuse
Other Types of Abuses
Sexual Abuse
Summary List

Sexual Abuse

Sexual touch or comments, even if child complies, agrees, is aroused or initiates.

Using a child in any way for sexual arousal, even if child is unaware.

Neglect (Deprivation)

Neglecting a child’s physical, emotional, mental, spiritual or creative needs.



Overindulgence (Gluttony)

Overindulgence of a child in ways that healthy impulse control cannot be learned.

Child Trauma & Abuses: Summary

Experiences that damage a child's self-esteem, self-respect.
Experiences that damage a child's ability to be effective.
Experiences that damage a child's sense of “core goodness."
Experiences that create fear and damage a child's sense of safety in the world.
Experiences that expose a child to inappropriate & confusing experiences.
Experiences that leave the child feeling out of control of their body or their mind.

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