Anngwyn’s St. Just Biography

Anngwyn St. Just, Ph.D. is a systemically oriented social traumatologist who holds advanced degrees from The Western Institute for Social Research and the University of California in Berkeley. She is also a cultural historian, psychotherapist and somatic educator who specializes in developing multimodal cross cultural methods based upon easily transmitted concepts for trauma education and recovery.

Currently the director of The Arizona Center for Social Trauma and ACST International, she has served as advisor to the Drug and Alcohol Studies Program at the University of California at Berkeley. For over 40 years she has maintained a co-creative relationship with Peter Levine. Anngwyn St. Just has traveled widely in North and South America, Europe and Russia teaching innovative ways of healing individual and social trauma. Dr. St. Just is the author of numerous articles and her new books are now available:

Trauma: Time, Space and Fractals - now available on

In English: Relative Balance in an Unstable World: A Search for New Models
of Trauma Education and Recovery ( Carl-Auer-Verlag,Heidelberg)

A Question of Balance -  a systemic approach to understanding and resolving trauma (2008 Amazon)

In German: Soziales Trauma: Balance finden in einer unsicheren Welt
(Kisel/Random House, Munich)

In Spanish: Equilibrio Relativo en un Mundo Inestable: Una investigacion sobre
Educacion de Traumas y Recuperacion (Alma Lepik, Buenos Aires)

Trauma: una cuestion de equilibrio  (Alma Lepik, Buenos Aires)