David Treleaven


David Treleaven

David Treleaven, PhD, is a writer, educator, and trauma professional whose work focuses on the intersection of trauma and mindfulness, as well as applying transformative practices to social and environmental justice causes.

He is author of the book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing, which was acclaimed by Tara Brach as “essential and fascinating reading for meditation teachers, mental health practitioners, and all those who have suffered from trauma and want to engage on a meditative path in a wise and healing way.”

He has lectured on trauma-sensitive mindfulness at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Brown University, and the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Trained in counseling psychology at the University of British Columbia, he received his doctorate in psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and is currently a visiting scholar at Brown University.


David Treleaven at Omega