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Stigma reduction is integrated into all facets of CVT's centers and programs, around the world.
Dedan Otieno writes about how his work as psychosocial counselor helps relieve survivors' suffering, as do the actions they then take to help other survivors find care.
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations at CVT Atlanta, remembers a young survivor and his right to live a life without torture.
Siri Hustvedt, internationally best-selling author, gave this speech when CVT was awarded the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award on Oct. 10.
As CVT Jordan marks its 10th anniversary, we look at the ways the program changed and expanded to meet the needs of survivors.
Amrita Chudasama, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with survivors and the beauty in their process of change.
The team at CVT Nairobi developed a Parenting program to help refugee parents cope with stress and bring families closer together.
As part of CVT's Healing Hearts project, a new paper explores how integrated behavioral health care can effectively address the needs of a group of Karen refugee clients.
Habiba Mohamed, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi, writes about her clients' strength and resilience as they work to restore their lives after torture.
Gladwell Lugusa, physiotherapist, CVT Nairobi, writes about the successes and challenges faced by clients who have survived torture, and the ways physiotherapy and counseling go hand in hand.

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