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SBS puts STARTTS in the news


SBS news recently published an article entitled ‘Fresh STARTTS: Helping refugees overcome trauma and embrace safety’.

The article outlines some of the cutting edge interventions adopted by STARTTS through its work with people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. It describes the benefits of STARTTS’ groundbreaking Neurofeedback program for refugee survivors of trauma and torture and takes a closer look at the organisation’s bio-psychosocial systemic approach. Some of STARTTS’ leading practitioners alongside clients who have undergone treatment describe some of the experiences of refugees and the benefits of participating in STARTTS’ recovery programs.

You can read the full article here.