Jack Saul, PhD

Jack Saul

Jack Saul, PhD

Jack Saul, PhD, is the founding director of the International Trauma Studies Program (ITSP), a research and training institute in New York City.

ITSP is committed to enhancing the natural resilience and coping abilities of individuals, families, and communities that are threatened by or have endured traumatic events.

Dr. Saul has served on several faculties, including:

  • the New York University School of Medicine – Department of Psychiatry;
  • the New School for Social Research – Clinical Psychology Program; and
  • Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

As a psychologist and family therapist, Jack has created many programs in New York City and abroad for populations that have endured disaster, war, torture, and political violence. His book Collective Trauma, Collective Healing documenting his experience was republished by Routledge in 2022 in its Mental Health Classics Series.

Jack Saul is currently working on a public arts and conversation project entitled ‘Moral Injuries of War’. This project is focused on the need to have a national public reckoning about United States war-making and war culture. For more information, visit www.jacksaul.org