Healing, Training and Advocacy
- 236 refugees and asylum seekers received trauma recovery care since the Mosaic Healing Center opened in 2016
- Clients come from 30+ countries including Afghanistan, Burma/Myanmar, DR Congo, Eritrea, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Mexico, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and more.
- 25% of individual clients are LGBT and have fled LGBT persecution abroad
- 20 Global Healing and Human Rights (GHHR) graduates with potential to serve at least 8,000 more refugees and asylum seekers during the course of their careers.
- 20 Refugee Voices Interpreters, most of whom are refugees themselves, form a core part of the in-person therapeutic team.
- 25+ unique languages spoken by clinical team and Refugee Voices interpreter team
- 20 psychology and social work GHHR Trainees received Advocacy Training and 8 trainees and interpreters engaged with policymakers or the media.
- 20+ partners, to provide holistic support to clients including legal, medical, housing, resettlement and social services. Close collaborations nonprofit legal service providers serving asylum seekers. Large, long-standing international organizations have sought partnership with us.
- 30+ psychological evaluations provided to attorney partners representing asylum claims
Honors and Recognition
- Became the 12th official Trauma Recovery Center in the State of California and 22nd in the country
- PTR won a 2018 Honorable Mention for the Annual Scattergood Innovation Award
- PTR won the 2017 Community Organization of the Year from the Alameda County Psychological Association
- PTR won the 2017 Diversity in Training Award from Palo Alto University’s Center for Excellence in Diversity
- PTR won a 2016 Honorable Mention from the United Nations Association of the East Bay
- Huffington Post, “Trump’s Department of Homeland Security is Cruelly Separating Asylum-Seeking Families”
- Elle UK magazine, “Tortured and Alone: Trauma Recovery for Refugees is ‘A New Field’ Worth Investing In”
- CBS Bay Area Focus, Partnerships for Trauma Recovery – Helping those impacted by trauma with PTR Founder Monika Parikh and PTR Ambassador Hector Estrada
- Daily Californian, “Berkeley-based mental health clinic opens to provide integrated services to refugees, asylum seekers and human rights survivors” with quote by Leah Khagani, PTR Global Healing and Human Rights graduate.
- Oakland Post, “Oakland Schools Face Increased Challenges to Support Newcomer Students” featuring Nouf Alrashid, PTR Global Healing and Human Rights graduate.
- Private and Corporate Foundations: Bigglesworth Family Foundation, Firedoll Foundation, Genentech, Gilead, Global Whole Being Fund, Kaiser Foundation, Mamube Fund, San Francisco Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation
- Government Foundations: Alameda County Behavioral Health Systems, California Office of Emergency Services’ Victims of Crime Program, California Victims Compensation Board