This is unlikely to be psychological.The most likely cause is a form of night terrors or bad dreams which is common at this age. This is always a passing phase. It is possible as well that she is also taking advantage of the attention she gets when she wakes up crying so she may be doing a bit of crying to get attention.Being in your bed she is close to her source of attention and comfort. It may well be time to move her to her own bed and in her own room. After reading to her and settling her down for the night she should go off to sleep.A nightlight will be of help in her room.
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