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Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
CVT Executive Director Curt Goering reports on his trip to CVT Nairobi and Kakuma.
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Monday, March 12, 2018
Nancy Mwikali, counseling supervisor, CVT Nairobi, writes about the importance of listening and giving clients a space where they can speak without being judged.
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Monday, March 5, 2018
"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.
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
"Their physical progress defies the torturers' words," writes Jeniffer Chepkemoi, physiotherapy supervisor, CVT Nairobi, about her work with survivors of torture.
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Amal Hassan, CVT’s community educator.writes about her work leading parenting classes – offered free of charge to Somali mothers in St. Cloud, MN - and combating the stigma attached to mental health.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
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.
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
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.
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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Amna Suraka, a former prison turned museum, is the most well-known tourist destination in Iraqi Kurdistan's Sulaimaniya. Local travelers and school children visit and depart feeling shocked for having walked through a place where humans suffered so much, yet gained so much insight on the strength of the Kurdish people and the human spirit.
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Did you know that CVT plans to extend its care to the Kakuma refugee camps of northwest Kenya? Read about our plans here.
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
On the 16th anniversary of detainees arriving at Guantanamo Bay prison, 41 are still imprisoned there.
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