Category: Resilience Corner

Healing Works Both Ways
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Healing Works Both Ways

Once a week I join a PTV Zoom peer group chat, facilitated by our Clinical Director who is a psychotherapist and social worker, to support the clients in the Program for Torture Victims. As Medical Director and physician to some of them, I was apprehensive about invading this casual space where clients let their hair...

Redefining Resilience
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Redefining Resilience

When Katerina and Diana, two of PTV’s clients, sat down to talk about resilience and how it’s featured in their lives as asylum seekers, the dictionary seemed like a promising place to start. (Well, that, and the goodie bag of excellent chocolate they’d brought to share! Everyone really started off by enjoying a chocolate hazelnut...

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