A new report titled “Corrective Political Experiences: Psychological Impacts of Public Testimony for Survivors of Torture,” was co-authored by Léonce Byimana, Executive Director of TASSC International. The paper was published in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and it examines how engaging in public testimony impacts survivors’ healing. Seini O’Connor, Sheetal Patel and Dennis Kivlighan, Jr., were co-authors on the report. The abstract is publicly available at this link: https://doi.org/10.1037/pro0000414 The full-text version is available for purchase or from your local library.
O’Connor, S, Byimana, L., Patel, S, and Kivlighan, D. (2021). Corrective Political Experiences: Psychological Impacts of Public Testimony for survivors of Torture. Professional psychology: Research and Practice, Vol.52, No. 6, 588-599