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Monday, November 18, 2019
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the full truth about the CIA torture program must be told.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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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Friday, October 18, 2019
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.
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Friday, October 18, 2019
CVT Uganda commemorates 10 years of healing work for survivors in Northern Uganda.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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.
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Posted in Global Health, Refugees
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.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Andrea Cárcamo is senior policy counsel. Right about the time I began representing asylum seekers from Central America as an immigration attorney, I started watching “The Walking Dead” (TWD), a TV show about the zombie apocalypse. I have never been someone able to deal with gore, but my husband and I figured out a system in which I run out of the room during violent scenes and return once he tells me the scene has passed. I have been able to watch multiple shows using this method, including the quintessentially violent show “Game of Thrones,” and, of course, the beginning of “The Walking Dead.”   
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Thursday, October 3, 2019
Read about El Paso, Texas-based Annunciation House, winner of CVT's 2019 Eclipse Award!
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Here's what Luca Modenesi, clinical advisor health, has learned from talking about his work.
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