Omar Reda, who has dedicated almost all of his professional time to giving mental health support to the Libyans since the beginning of the February 2011 Revolution, is however surprisingly optimistic. Here, for Nahla Ink, he answers questions about his new book Journey of Hope, which he is currently promoting across five Libyan cities and towns.
Q. In the book, you speak of the wounded healer. Has writing the book given you catharsis and closure?