Jack Saul, PhD

Jack Saul, PhD is the founding director of the International Trauma Studies Program (ITSP), a research and training institute based in New York City. ITSP is committed to enhancing the natural resilience and coping capacities of individuals, families, and communities that have endured and/or are threatened by traumatic events. He has served on the faculties of New York University School of Medicine – Department of Psychiatry; the New School for Social Research, Clinical Psychology Program; and Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health.

As a psychologist and family therapist, Dr. Saul has created a number of programs both in New York and abroad for populations that have endured disaster, war, torture, and political violence. His book Collective Trauma, Collective Healing, documenting his experience, was published by Routledge in 2013. Dr. Saul is currently working on a public arts and conversation project entitled Moral Injuries of War about the need for a national public reckoning about United States war-making and war culture.

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