Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

November 25 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am EST

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

25/11/20219:00am EST1.5 hours
Designed for wellness professionals, this webinar—led by author and trauma specialist, David Treleaven, PhD—will introduce you to the principles of trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Through lecture, case study, and experiential practice, you will leave the webinar:
Understanding why meditation can create dysregulation for people who’ve experienced trauma and specific ways you can prevent this;
Prepared to recognize symptoms of traumatic stress while offering mindfulness interventions;
Equipped with introductory tools and modifications to help you work skillfully with dysregulated arousal, traumatic flashbacks, and trauma-related dissociation.

Whether you’re a beginning or veteran practitioner, anyone engaged in offering contemplative practices will benefit from this webinar, including therapists, coaches, and meditation, classroom, yoga, or religious teachers.


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 (W. W. Norton, 2018), which was acclaimed by Rick Hanson as “a rare combination of solid scholarship, clinically useful methods, and passionate advocacy for those who have suffered from trauma.” He’s lectured on trauma-sensitive mindfulness at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the Omega Institute in New York. 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.