Suzanne Williams, RN, LICSW

Vietnam Veteran/ Retreat Facilitator


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Warriors Heart to Art is a Spokane-based

all-volunteer organization helping veterans understand and address their trauma, using the creative arts.


A Retreat for Veterans with PTSD

Offering a 5-Day healing retreat

  • In a quiet, peaceful, and safe rural atmosphere just outside of Spokane

  • Get to know, listen to, and support eachother

  • Create, share, and process personal stories

  • Includes education about trauma and brain function

  • Use expressive ways of paintings, poems, and songs to share your story

  • Not a religious or political program

  • Sponsored by donors

Seeking 20 Spokane-area vets

  • All ages, all conflicts

  • Men and women

  • PTSD/MST symptoms which impede a healthy lifestyle

  • With serious desire for healing

  • No hoops or required documentation

  • No need for prior creative experience or skill

Warriors Heart to Art is an all-volunteer Spokane-based non-profit organization helping Spokane-area veterans heal from PTSD using creative arts to tell their stories, and helping the public understand military trauma. We help vets reconnect with themselves and their community.


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