Author: Lili Bernstein (Goralnick), LCSW-R
January 16th, 2019
I had just experienced a tragic loss, and felt my whole world had collapsed. My own skin didn't even feel safe. But here, in this room, with my life raft, my wise and reassuring therapist, I felt, at times that I could be okay again someday. Bridging my current devastation with a first look at my childhood trauma was something akin to doing yoga in a 6.7 earthquake. The only way this could work was if she stayed very, very still.