David Treleaven EWP bio detail David Treleaven

Adjunct Lecturer
East-West Psychology
School of Consciousness and Transformation

PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies

MA, BA University of British Columbia

David Treleaven, Ph.D, is a writer, educator, and trauma professional whose work focuses on the intersection of mindfulness, trauma, and social justice.

He is author of the book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing (W. W. Norton and Company, 2018). He received his master's in counseling psychology at the University of British Columbia, and a doctorate in East-West psychology from CIIS ('12).

This year he'll be offering workshops on trauma-sensitive mindfulness at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at UMass Medical School, Omega Institute's Mindfulness and Education Conference, and True North Insight in Montréal, Canada. He is a senior teacher with Strozzi Institute, which helps leaders embody skillful action, and with generative somatics, an organization that engages in trauma healing with social justice organizers to support their work and leadership.

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