Yvette Aiello

Yvette Aiello

Speaker

Yvette Aiello is a clinical psychologist who utilises her expertise and training to sustain and build resilience in her clients who have survived torture and human rights violations in the context of organised violence. Together with fellow psychologist Pearl Fernandes, they have trialled creative approaches to healing and recovery and successfully integrated conventional approaches to treatment at STARTTS across different age groups and diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds in both individual and group settings. Prior to their current project STRI (Surviving Torture, Rape and their Intrusions), one of their recent projects MANTRA (Man Survivors of Torture and Rape), assists male asylum seekers process the trauma of rape and sexual violence.