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Reclaiming the body after trauma: Can body art help abuse survivors heal?

General Material
NRCDV Publications
Published Date
April, 2017

For some trauma survivors, engaging in tattooing can be a healing practice, an opportunity for changing their self-image or relationship with their bodies. In NRCDV's April 2017 TA Question of the month, Patty Branco examines the power of body art as a healing practice for trauma survivors.

See more TAQs on NRCDV's news blog.