About

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Rissa Mohabir – Founder 

My passion for listening to others never ceases, especially  the remarkable lived experiences of those whose lives have been shaken to the core, when conflict and violence erupts leaving  unspeakable memories  and how deeply this affects survivors , mentally emotionally and physically. That is the truth about trauma, this is the harsh reality about what it means to be a refugee, an asylum seeker, a person  seeking safety and sanctuary.  I am forever grateful  to those that share their experiences  to help us understand.” 

Trauma Awareness Training

Rissa has over 28 years experience as a trainer for medical doctors and homeopaths in the UK and internationally, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Germany, Japan and  notably in post conflict Serbia and Croatia (2000-2007).  She pursued post-graduate studies at Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute in New York, returning to Bristol (UK) to launch her training program for trauma-related service providers.  Barnardos South Gloucs and Bristol NHS Helpline successfully piloted her training program. Rissa is now extending the training  to refugee services in response to supporting the needs of staff, support workers and volunteers working alongside the refugee community.

Trauma Awareness Community Interest Company- Productions & Publications Humanitarian Advocacy- Speaking with and Speaking  for Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Company Number: 11165912

 

For more information please click Community Interest Company and Productions & Publications.

Rissa  is listed by Bristol Women’s Voice as one of the fifty inspirational women of Bristol to mark International Women’s Day 2017.

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