Counselling Afghanistan Torture and Trauma Survivors

Nooria Mehraby STARTTS

The development of services to meet the needs of Afghan refugees, most of whom are traumatised by years of war and internecine violence, requires a sophisticated blend of counselling strategies and culturally-informed pragmatism. This article outlines the approach that Mehraby has found most useful in dealing with this extraordinary client population (10 pages).

Key wordsrefugee health / refugees / rehabilitation / therapy / trauma / treatment / violence / women

CountriesAfghanistan / Australia