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Individual Consultations  Soften your own pain I am based in Brussels – Call me in! Book an individual trauma consultation @ my place (Etterbeek) 75€ @your place 100€ in the Trauma Tour Bus @a parking spot of your choice in Brussels 100€ For consultations outside Brussels, I charge €25 extra. Mail ybe@traumatour.eu or call/whatsapp me […]

A cold cold winter

I am heading homewards soon. So, I’d like to thank you all and share some final thoughts with you. I must say, it was a cold cold winter. I saw lots of desperate people and listened to many sad stories. There were days I felt lonely and desperate myself, asking myself: ‘Do I make a […]

A perfect selfie

I met Aida, her mother, sister and little brother while they were hitchhiking along the road. I picked them up and drove them ‘home’ – to Lavriou refugee camp. Aida, 12, is a girl with twinkles in her eyes. She spontaneously tells me her story. We fled from our city Hama in Syria 9 months […]

Going crazy

Allulah, 34, lives along the railway in Athens. He fled Ethiopia many years ago. It is almost ten years now that I try to get a better life. In the beginning it was okay: I could earn some money now and then, I lived in a proper house, I had friends. But things got bad. […]

Kafka in Greece

Vasilika, refugee camp – 9 dec 2016 I have an appointment with Angelikka, coordinator of MSF (Medecins sans Frontières) to run a Trauma Workshop. Police officer at the gate: Stop – papers, please… You are not allowed to come in. You need a paper of the ministry in Athens. I saw you taking pictures – […]

Idomeni saved my life

Elena, 33, started helping the refugees after a visit to the Idomeni border camp last year. She says: ‘I could not not return there. The conditions the refugees were living in, were so miserable, I felt an instant urge to help. So I volunteered. I worked in  Idomeni for 5 months. I used to get […]