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Kahin Adam, MPH, MSW, LGSW, Somali community educator and psychotherapist, CVT St. Cloud, writes about what it means to clients to work with him, one of few Somali therapists in the region.
CVT, artists and organizations advocate for a more responsible and compassionate response for those fleeing persecution.
Mohamad Bny Salameh, Ph.D., psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Jordan, writes about his work and the need to support clinical staff so they can best support clients.
Lina Hasan, associate psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Jordan, writes about her work with refugee survivors and the extraordinary changes she sees them experience.
Gabriele Marini, psychotherapist/trainer, has been with CVT Uganda across its ten years. Here, he shares reflections on the work and the healing experienced by survivors.
CVT Uganda commemorates 10 years of healing work for survivors in Northern Uganda.
Read about El Paso, Texas-based Annunciation House, winner of CVT's 2019 Eclipse Award!
Dina Tamimi, staff interpreter/translator, CVT Jordan, writes about techniques she uses to maintain distance when interpreting clients' stories of torture during therapy.
Ala’a Younes, psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about the positive changes achieved by survivors of torture when they go through rehabilitative care.
Heba Sarhan, psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about methods of care that result in changed lives for survivors of torture.

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