Healing and Human Rights: A Blog by the Center for Victims of Torture

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Haftay Hindeya Reda, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about the importance of helping survivors of torture and traumatic experiences identify a more complete picture of their lives.

Gabriele Marini, psychotherapist/field representative, CVT Uganda, describes a significant therapeutic step in the healing journey of survivors of torture.

Fisseha Micheale Tassow, interpreter/cultural liaison at CVT Ethiopia, writes about how effective translation is part of clients’ healing journey.

Mohammad Abu Yaman, senior physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, discusses the importance of the children’s group sessions and the role of parents in their child’s healing.

Medhanye Alem, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about his work with Eritrean survivors of trauma of all ages, including many children.

Liyam Eloul, CVT clinical advisor for mental health, talks about PATH's recent collaborative work with Tree of Life, a survivor-led rehabilitation organization in Zimbabwe. 

Job Onyango, psychotherapist/trainer at CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with survivors of torture and war atrocities in this speech he delivered at CVT’s Restoring Hope Breakfast event, Oct. 4, 2016 in Minneapolis.

Ahmad Al-Shouly, social services coordinator at CVT Jordan, talks about the integral role of social services in supporting refugees who are survivors of torture. 

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Collins Eschesa, physiotherapist at CVT Nairobi, reflects on creating a safe space for LGBTI clients using CVT's effective group therapy model. 

As the UN and U.S. refugee summits begin this week, Annie Sovcik, director of the Washington Office, sends reminders of the past and recommendations for the immediate future on the global refugee crisis. 

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