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In the second story in this series, Farah Al-Dweik, senior physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, shares a story of healing after rape, describing techniques she uses in her work.
Eye pillows are great tools for relaxation, so Julie Brunner, CVT board member, worked with her sisters and the CVT Nairobi team to make them and bring them to clients.
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.
Noor Abuljood,senior psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about many varying methods for caring for clients' specific needs.
Hana Mustafa, senior physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, writes about the complexities of working with child survivors.
CVT has published a new report titled “Assessing Mental Health in Gambella, Ethiopia: A Representative Survey of South Sudanese Refugees in Nguenyyiel Camp.”
Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, finds powerful, interwoven threads between the stories of two torture survivor clients.
Moath Asfoor, outreach and partnership manager, CVT Jordan, writes about the importance of mental health care and community outreach for long-term impact.

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