When girls and women heal the trauma of abuse,
it empowers them and their communities to
not just survive.
Psychological and emotional recovery is the cornerstone of lasting recovery.
Art to Healing is an international network of specialist trauma-informed practitioners, therapists and researchers dedicated to the psychological and emotional recovery of children and women who have experienced child sex slavery, exploitation and sexual abuse. We deliver tailor-designed, evidence-based psychosocial therapeutic programs, education and professional development to allow for women and girls to repair, recover and return to a life free from sex slavery.
These trauma-informed modalities include Expressive Art and Play Therapies, Counselling Fundamentals, Somatic Experiencing Ⓡ, Neurosequential Model (NMT), Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health education, and body-mind approaches such as yoga and mindfulness programs with network partners working throughout Asia and Australia.
Art to Healing works in dozens of communities at the grassroots level to provide therapeutic care, training and education to strengthen local communities. Our 3 main domains are Therapeutic care, Professional Development (education and training) and Research. Our scope includes girls and women who have experienced child sex slavery and exploitation, and entire communities who are affected by human trafficking.
We believe that a world free from human slavery can be within reach.
We believe that these women, men, and children deserve another chance at transforming their lives.
And we need your help to make this a reality.
SINCE OUR INCEPTION, WE’VE SUPPORTED
countries across Asia & the Pacific
partnerships with non-government & government organisations to improve psychosocial care.
trainees in trauma-informed educational & capacity building programs.
women and children who have been directly therapeutically supported through Art to Healing.
"The women like me who have been trafficked or suffered sexual abuse and also have HIV, the trauma is not just physical but emotional and psychological. I feel so much better after being in this program with Art to Healing, and I want for my friends and other women to experience this as well so they can have hope to live a good life."
- Goma Rai, Shakti Milan Samaj Founding Director, Trafficking Survivor.
HUMAN SLAVERY IS A
150 BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY.
The age at which girls across Asia are being sold into sex slavery.
Times per day is how often many women are being forced to have sex
Girls and women are sold into sex slavery every year
THE TRAUMA EXPERIENCED IS UNIMAGINABLE.
Art to Healing is on a mission to change this.
And we want YOU to join us.
Healing trauma needs to happen not only on the physical level, but on all levels:
Watch Art to Healing CEO and Founding Director, Atira Tan in the TED X Talk: Inspired Action from the Heart, about her work with sex trafficked girls and women in Asia.