A Psychotherapist's Perspective on Victims of Religious Persecution: An Interview with Dr. Fern Waterman

Authors

  • Kathryn Graham MakePeace International

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25071/1920-7336.22063

Keywords:

religious persecution, forced migration, mental health, refugees, Holocaust survivors

Abstract

As a medical consultant and psychotherapist, Dr. Fern Waterman specializes in massive psychic trauma work with Holocaust survivors and their families, torture victims, abuse, combat and incest survivors. An active member of the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture, Dr. Waterman does extensive research on victims of persecution (ethnic, racial, religious) and provides counselling to such individuals in her private practice. Hence, her medical and psychotherapeutic background offer fresh, sensitive insights into the accounts highlighted below.

Published

2000-07-01

How to Cite

Graham, K. (2000). A Psychotherapist’s Perspective on Victims of Religious Persecution: An Interview with Dr. Fern Waterman. Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 19(1), 3–5. https://doi.org/10.25071/1920-7336.22063