Episode

TEDTalks Art

TED Conferences LLC

Arts, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

Arts 66

Some of the world's greatest artists, designers, photographers and architects showcase their work and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

Website

Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds | Melissa Walker

October 12th, 2016

Episode 188 of 190 episodes

Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them -- and, finally, start to let it go.

Featured Podcast

Listen