Ego Regression And Progression In Response To Trauma

  According to Kalsched (1996), author of The Inner World Of Trauma.: Archetypal Defenses Of The Personal Spirit., severe childhood trauma can result in the person’s ego/psyche/self fragmenting into both a REGRESSED SELF and a PROGRESSED SELF. What Are The ‘Regressed’ And ‘Progressed’ Selves? REGRESSED SELF: this part of the self/ego/psyche regresses (reverts) to an …