Meet the 2017-2018 Global Healing and Human Rights Clinical Team

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On September 5th, PTR’s new Global Healing and Human Rights cohort began its intensive training year. These 9 clinical psychology doctoral students, 1 social work student and 1 counseling psychology intern will engage in one of the few graduate-level clinical training programs in the nation specializing in trauma-informed, globally culturally aware and linguistically accessible psychosocial care for refugees, asylees and …

Partnerships for Trauma Recovery Receives 2017 Excellence in Diversity Training Award

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Each year since 2010, Palo Alto University brings recognition to Bay Area programs which demonstrate commitment to promoting cultural awareness and competence in the training of doctoral students in clinical psychology. On April 13, 2017, the Center for Excellence in Diversity Award was presented to Partnerships for Trauma Recovery (PTR) for its efforts to train clinical interns in globally culturally …

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Berkeley-based mental health clinic opens to provide integrated services to refugees, asylum seekers and human rights survivors

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September 20, 2016 – A Berkeley-based nonprofit organization has opened the first center in the area to provide free, multilingual, trauma-informed clinical mental health services specifically to international survivors of human rights abuses including refugees, asylees, and those seeking asylum in the United States. The Mosaic Healing Center, as the clinic is called, is also home to one of the few multi-disciplinary clinical training …

Grand Opening and Reception

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With 65 million people forcibly displaced by war worldwide, over 21 million human trafficking survivors globally, and 1.3 million torture survivors in the U.S. alone, we face the challenges of addressing a significant and widening global gap in providing mental health services to those affected. Partnerships for Trauma Recovery would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all those who …

PTR Receives Honorable Mention from United Nations Association East Bay

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Partnerships for Trauma Recovery received an honorable mention from the from the United Nations Association of the United States of America East Bay Chapter (UN-USA East Bay) for our outstanding work in the realm of human rights and refugee trauma care. PTR will be officially recognized at their annual UN Day Celebration Dinner: “Honoring Humanitarian Heroes” on Sunday, October 23rd,2016 …

VoiceAmerica’s International Crossroads Features Partnerships for Trauma Recovery

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VoiceAmerica’s International Crossroads Partnerships for Trauma Recovery cofounders Monika Parikh and Annika Sridharan, MSW, Psy.D sat down with the hosts of the internationally syndicated radio show Wagner and Winnick on the Law to discuss the plight of international human rights survivors and the global mental health gap. In the interview, Parikh, PTR’s executive director, explained that although refugees, asylees, asylum seekers, …