Laela cried hysterically during her first appointment at CVT.
She distorted her posture to hide her physical scars caused by unspeakable torture and rape in her hometown in Iraq.
At our healing center in Amman, Jordan, Laela received counseling and physical therapy to address her emotional and physical pain. Soon Laela emerged from her deep depression and began to smile again.
The names of survivors and some personal details have been changed to protect their identity. The photos represent the many countries and cultures represented by torture survivors. We do not use images of survivors to protect their identity and their safety.