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As the COVID-19 pandemic approached, the physiotherapy team at CVT Kalobeyei moved quickly to adapt their in-person sessions to a hybrid model, allowing for continued, yet socially distanced, care.
Tesfanesh Kassaye, counseling supervisor, CVT Ethiopia-Tigray, writes about the team's activities to commemorate World Mental Health Day.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director
In honor of World Mental Health Day, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, stands with survivors of torture as they rebuild their lives and pursue holistic healing—healing which includes mental health care.
Winnie Chao, physiotherapist, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about the journey her clients undertake and the positive results they gain.
Stanley Malonza, physiotherapy supervisor, CVT Kakuma, writes about his work and a client's difficult, but successful, journey to healing.
Joseph Wesonga, physiotherapist/trainer, CVT Kakuma, writes about how his work with clients continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Areej Ibrahim, physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, writes about the benefits of physiotherapy combined with psychosocial and social work support, especially for children and families.
Ahmad Al-Taj, physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, writes about techniques he uses to help clients improve pain levels and make progress in healing.
Eman Al-Shuaibi, Ph.D., psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about the significant progress clients make through care.
Lina Hasan, associate psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Jordan, writes about her work with refugee survivors and the extraordinary changes she sees them experience.

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