The Cuddy Family Foundation for Veterans
SILENT AUCTION #1
head (trauma) by Shayla Hayward-Lundy was delivered to Larry Williams of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs!
head (trauma) was created during Ms. Hayward-Lundy's graduate internship at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where she provided art therapy and counseling to patients in the Trauma, Neuro, and General Surgery units as well as the hospital-wide Violence Intervention Program. This work was created to process the daily, secondary trauma of providing care to patients who had survived and received care for gunshot wounds to the head, traumatic brain injuries, and metastatic brain cancer.
Profile: Shayla Hayward-Lundy is an artist, clinician, and researcher committed to improving the quality of care within military health systems. As an art therapist and counselor, she provides trauma-informed care for patients seeking treatment in various medical, psychiatric, and outpatient settings. Her research efforts focus on improving suicide intervention, treatment for trauma and stress-related disorders, and access to holistic health programs.