Client Services

Solutions Through Counseling and Related Services

We provide long-term mental health counseling, social services, legal and medical services, referrals, and training. CST offers free individual, family, and group counseling for survivors of torture that often focuses on trauma and grief resolution. Clients can share their experiences in a safe environment with a licensed counselor who is there to support them as they strive to improve their lives. Complementary activities include: English as second language training, mentoring, tutoring, resume building, job searches, finding housing, obtaining food, clothing, and navigating medical and legal systems. Bus cards, phone cards, and food cards are provided to those without resources.

Center for Survivors of Torture can help with the following:



Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment with individual, group and family therapy: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused approaches

Medical care

Diagnosis, treatment, pain reduction, wound care, physiotherapy, prescriptions

Social Services

Clients along with their case managers, set and achieve goals, obtain basic needs, ESL, and housing stability, leading to self sufficiency

Case Management

Wellness activities, self care groups, referarals and resources.

Forensic Reports

Clinical evidence


Training those who are interested in providing services to survivors

APB Education Program

Employment skills inventory and community college easy-entry programs