David Treleaven, PhD
Author & Educator
David Treleaven, PhD, is a writer, educator, and trauma professional whose work focuses on the intersection of trauma and mindfulness. He is author of the book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing, which debuted as a #1 New Release on Amazon, and was acclaimed by Tara Brach as “essential and fascinating reading for meditation teachers, mental health practitioners and all those who have suffered from trauma.”
Utilizing contemporary research to inform best practices, David has offered workshops on trauma-sensitive mindfulness at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and and keynote speeches at the Omega Institute in New York, the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychology in Auckland, and the Institute for Mindfulness in South Africa in Johannesburg. David’s work has been adopted in multiple teacher training programs in the US and abroad, and he is a visiting scholar at Brown University's Mindfulness Center.
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