On April 26, 2015, 60 Minutes aired a report on recovery from summer of 2014 war in Gaza that includes The Center for Mind-Body Medicine.
The CBS segment provides a worldwide audience a glimpse of CMBM’s groundbreaking trauma work. The coverage includes footage of CMBM Founder and Director, psychiatrist James S. Gordon, MD, using CMBM’s innovative model of self-care and group support with children who have lost parents in Gaza, and those threatened by the war in southern Israel. The words and drawings of the children demonstrate the devastation they have experienced, and the power of the CMBM model to heal trauma and restore hope. Included as well are brief interviews with some of these children, and with Dr. Gordon, and CMBM Gaza program director Jamil Abdel Atti.
About the Center’s Work in Gaza
Since 2005, CMBM has been working with more than 200,000 psychologically traumatized children and adults in Gaza and Israel. CMBM is the only program offering large-scale psychological healing to populations on both sides.