When I last posted, I wrote about the conversation with my therapist–I was craving comforting touch and ran up against her no-touch boundary. Nearly three weeks have passed since then, and the longing for physical comfort has continued to dominate my thinking. E and I have made peace, mostly. That is, I do believe she…
I love being able to text with my therapist, but sometimes it doesn’t work quite the way I want it to.
There is a lot to learn from the experience of being triggered in a therapy session.
Ouch – my therapist and I stumble across my pain, and hers.
My body’s there, but my mind (and spirit) are gone.
This is a story about what you get when you put together body work, psychopharmacology, lots of trauma therapy, and one very tired woman.
Thursday evening I had my first (of three) TRE workshops. TRE (Tension and Trauma Release Exercises), if you haven’t heard of it, consists of a set of exercises designed to provoke tremors deep in the body. This can provide both a physical and emotional release. I had heard about it from the mind-body therapist I work with every…