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With expertise gained through years of providing clinical services to international survivors of war trauma, torture and persecution, as well as significant experience implementing human rights programming, our team combines the fields of global mental health and human rights to expand the range—and increase the depth—of clinical services for diverse international populations.

Work With Us: Currently recruiting a African Communities Liaison (part-time), Data & Reporting Officer, Clinical Program Assistant, and a Program Assistant
Join Our Founders’ Circle
Join Our Board of Directors: Currently recruiting an Event Planner
Clinical Internships
Volunteer: Currently recruiting a Graphic Designer for site updates and occasional design projects and Volunteers interested in joining our Awaken Hope Events Committee

Work With Us 

Partnerships for Trauma Recovery invites qualified individuals with a passion for human rights and a commitment to healing international survivors of human rights abuses to apply for one of our current open positions.  We are currently recruiting for a Data & Reporting Officer.

Join Our Founders’ Circle

Partnerships for Trauma Recovery is recruiting individuals, as well as Bay Area corporations and foundations, to join our Founders’ Circle. By becoming a Founder, you will be instrumental in establishing the Bay Area-based Mosaic Healing Center, a vital space for mental health care for refugees, asylees, asylum seekers and human trafficking survivors.

Members of our Founders’ Circle see the big picture when it comes to global challenges, recognizing the tremendous need for addressing the psychosocial impacts of trauma caused by human rights abuses. Through intentional investment, you will be joining a dynamic movement that envisions a world in which mental health and freedom from violence are central components of policy priorities.

Member Benefits

  • Be part of a growing movement of individuals and institutions responding to the global refugee crisis by helping refugees, asylees, asylum seekers and human trafficking survivors heal from their trauma and move forward with their lives.
  • Founding Member status and top placement on our website and in the mosaic installation at the Mosaic Healing Center
  • Direct engagement with PTR’s mission to narrow the global mental health gap and promote human rights through optional invite-only events, dinners and personal updates.
  • Inclusion of name or logo in all publicity, website, and printed launch materials.
  • Acknowledgement in all future events as a Founders’ Circle member.

To learn more, please contact to begin the conversation.

Apply to Join Our Board of Directors

As Partnerships for Trauma Recovery launches its vital mission to heal international survivors of human rights abuses, we’re recruiting social leaders with the will and capacity to invest in building a solid, sustainable foundation for change. Our Board of Directors see the big picture when it comes to global challenges, recognizing not only the tremendous need for addressing psychological trauma caused by human rights abuses, but also the possibilities for narrowing the global mental health gap through intelligent, informed strategies grounded in reality. Through intentional action, our Board of Directors embody hope for a more peaceful and just future.

We are currently recruiting individuals to join our Board of Directors.  We are especially interested in bringing on an Event Planner, as well as candidates who have the capacity to expand financial support for Partnerships for Trauma Recovery. To learn more, please contact to begin the conversation.

Clinical Internships

At our Mosaic Healing Center in Berkeley, Partnerships for Trauma Recovery offers a unique clinical training program in global mental health and human rights for doctoral students in clinical psychology, and post-graduate associates in clinical social work and marriage & family therapy.  Our Global Healing & Human Rights curriculum is rooted in globally culturally reflective, trauma-informed and relationally-based approaches, to serve forcibly displaced international populations who have experienced extreme levels of trauma and loss due to violence and persecution in their countries of origin.

We accept  interns in their third year and beyond of clinical training, and our program takes place from September to July each year.  We require 3 days per week (24 hours) of placement at PTR, and our internships are unpaid.   Applications are due by mid-February every year, and training cohorts are established by April. 

We also accept applications for Postdoctoral Fellows in Clinical Psychology.  

If interested in our Global Healing & Human Rights Clinical Training Program, please send your most recent CV, a cover letter addressing your interest in our training program, and a confidential written case presentation illustrating your approach to clinical work to Annika Sridharan, Psy.D at

Applications will be reviewed every year between January and April, for training beginning the following September.


The Bay Area welcomes refugees and asylum seekers fleeing extreme violence and persecution in their home countries. Right here, in our neighborhoods, there is a tremendous need to help people heal. If you have skills you’re willing to contribute to our programs, please contact us. And if you are interested in contributing more to help establish the groundwork for Partnerships for Trauma Recovery, consider joining our Board of Directors. We are especially interested in the following types of volunteer support:

  • Graphic Designer: Are you a skilled graphic designer with a passion for human rights and healing with a little extra time on your hands?  Partnerships for Trauma Recovery seeks your help with occasional design projects.  The time commitment is fairly minimal and can be project-based.  Technical requirements include the ability to work in InDesign.  If interested, please email:
  • Awaken Hope Committee Members: Are you passionate about human rights and healing and would you like to join a dynamic group of people who seek to expand support for Partnerships for Trauma Recovery?  Then consider joining our Awaken Hope Events Committee and get involved in anything from PR/advertising, corporate sponsorship, catering, music/entertainment, decorations, logistics and more!  If interested, please contact:


Partnerships for Trauma Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status.