The author tells about the meeting for a parental assessment with a very suffering young mother, who has a traumatic life of ill-treatments and abuses.
It emphasizes her impossibility to use the verbal language to speak about her story and express emotional states. This condition creates dismay and difficulty to relate with Nina’s pain and with her body, that communicates instead of her words. Therefore, it is necessary to imagine and to experiment a different therapeutic context, that could be her home, with a different relational approach, everything to invent.
Keywords: Body, images, tenderness, caregiving, home, experimentation.