Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds

Posted on November 23, 2016



Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them — and, finally, start to let it go.


Category(s):Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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