MANILA, Dec. 3, 2013—More than 70 people attended a seminar on “Post Trauma Stress and Psycho-Spiritual Intervention” today at the Sto. N.iño Church in Tacloban City to help fellow survivors overcome their trauma.
Organized by the Archdiocese of Palo Pastoral Disaster Response through its Committee on Psycho-Spiritual Intervention headed by Fr. Manuel Baybay, the half-day seminar was given by clinical psychologist Dr. Leo Deux Fils Dela Cruz, author of the book “Emotional First Aid Kit: Psycho-spiritual Model”.
Fr. Amadeo Alvero, the archdiocesan spokesperson said attendees are individuals willing to commit their selves, time and talent for service in times of post calamity scenario where people are very much in need of Psycho-Spiritual intervention for a better healing.
“It was inspiring and surely will be helpful for us here in the archdiocese and the victims of super typhoon Yolanda in the region. It made us aware of the nature of stress and how it affects the many aspects of our lives,” Alvero added. (Jandel Posion)