We believe that by providing trafficked survivors with holistic resources that we will be able to help them reintegrate back into society more quickly, and enable them to feel the joy and peace that was robbed from them and is their birthright. 


Peer-led PTSD Counseling

Victor Lyons has been helping global NGO projects with mental health and literacy challenges for nearly 40 years now, and he has co-founded delivery centers in the UK and the USA that have trained people to cure PTSD and panic attacks and other health challenges among crime victims. His long-term passion has been to find a way to create an accessible, relatively quick, and easy way to create a massive scale healing from mental trauma in domestic violence victims, migrants and trafficked victims. His organization’s (SessionWise) mission is to build resilience that empowers people to thrive by resolving trauma in peer-led communities globally.

SessionWise is a one-weekend course to train people who are not psychologists or psychiatrists to cure PTSD. It teaches the trainee everything they need to know about how to deliver TIR (Traumatic Incident Reduction), including some theoretical overview, a lot of practice and some hands-on practice to pass on the methods to the trauma sufferers. They focus on teaching NGOs and other organizations that have little or no access to mental health services how to do peer counseling so they can reduce or eliminate traumatic memories, panic attacks, anxiety and depression.

"I have had a few PTSD peer-led training sessions, and some private, counseling sessions with Victor recently. For my personal, healing sessions, we focused on my husband being in prison for ten months. After I visited and spent some time with my husband recently, I became very depressed. I shall remain forever grateful to Victor for having a session with me. After our session, I felt so happy and grateful that I had visited my husband. I felt like a heavy load had been lifted from me, and I slept so deeply afterwards. Now I feel stronger and more able to accept the fact that he is not at home. I recommend these counseling sessions to anyone who is undergoing any form of trauma."
Regina Young Afanwi
Founder / CEO of AEDVP

For more information about Victor’s PSTD training (SessionWise) to help trafficked survivors overcome PTSD, learning more about his training, or contacting him about it, please visit his website here.

To learn more about Victor, his background, passion, and his PTSD training program, here is the Liluye blog post.

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Fact Sheets

Human Trafficking Indicators

By the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: recognizing key indicators of human trafficking is the first step in identifying victims and can help save a life. Here are some common indicators to help recognize human trafficking. Read the fact sheet

Human Trafficking “Coffee Break” Training

An overview by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of what human trafficking is, who the victims are, who is at risk, and how to identify human trafficking. Read the fact sheet