The Center for Victims of Torture

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

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Habiba Mohamed, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi, writes about her clients' strength and resilience as they work to restore their lives after torture.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, urges people to contact Congress and tell them to end inhumane family separation practices.
Nimo Khalif, administrative/HR officer, CVT Nairobi, writes about how at CVT, the most important resource is the human resource .
Miriam Okello, finance controller, CVT Nairobi, writes about the key financial work that helps keep the program running efficiently so as many refugees as possible can receive care.
Nancy Mwikali, counseling supervisor, CVT Nairobi, writes about the importance of listening and giving clients a space where they can speak without being judged.
"Clients become able to deal with the past and change their future," writes Raymond Mwaura, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi,about the long-term impacts of his work with survivors of torture.
CVT clients and clinicians reflect on their late-fall canoe trip with Wilderness Inquiry, an organization that aims to make the outdoors accessible for all.
As we face the one-year anniversary of President Trump's Travel Ban, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, shares a former client’s story about the devastating impacts of the ban on his family and their future.
Paul Orieny, Ph.D., LMFT, CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health, describes the need for psychosocial care for South Sudanese refugees who have recently settled in northern Uganda in enormous numbers.
Elizabeth Mbatha Muli, MSc, psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with Dina, a teenage mother who survived abduction, captivity and escape, and found healing at CVT.

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