Melissa Walker: Art Can Heal PTSD's Invisible Wounds

  • Published11 Jan 2017
  • Reviewed11 Jan 2017
  • Author
  • Source TED

Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them — and, finally, start to let it go.

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