Apr 16, 2018
San Francisco native Monica Ramil is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.
She began her path as a psychotherapist shortly after being
hospitalized for acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). She
underwent aggressive treatments in the ICU and a complication left
her temporarily blind. Monica says her illness had a profound
impact on her life and relationships while shifting the way she
sees illness and disability.
In this conversation, Monica discusses some of the more difficult parts of her medical journey and how they’ve actually helped her feel more gratitude for the connections she has with others.
Her willingness to both explore the darkness and glean the light
from her experiences is a mark of her resilience and
You can read the full show notes at www.thisisnotwhatiordered.com