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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x193 Melissa Walker: Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds
TV-PG

  • 2016-10-12T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

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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