Trauma and Healing Symposium with Dr. Richard Mollica

Jan. 26, 2015 / By

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Kicking off the three-day symposium will be our BHC Breakfast and Learning Club on Healing Invisible Wounds, featuring author and keynote speaker Dr. Richard F. Mollica of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma. Community members who have read Healing Invisible Wounds will have an opportunity to discuss the book and participate in an informal dialogue with Dr. Mollica. For more information on the Breakfast and Learning Club, please email julia@bhclongbeach.org.

For more information on the three-day symposium or to RSVP for specific sessions, please visit www.themayecenter.org/events or call 562-704-6778.

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