Center for Victims of Torture
Since 1985 CVT has provided multidisciplinary healing services to torture survivors worldwide. In healing clinics psychotherapists work with clients to heal emotional wounds. Nurses and doctors coordinate medical care to restore the body. Social workers help clients regain their independence. Through research and outreach programs, CVT shares its knowledge of the impact of torture and the importance of healing. CVT’s Washington office does advocacy work that supports the mission to end torture worldwide, and capacity-building work.
CVT is a member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs.