Develop insight, connections and skill in your large and small group process classes. Cultivate self awareness through meditation classes and retreats. Discover your inherent compassion to guide others with humility and grace.
Equipped with outstanding mindfulness skills and awareness, Naropa University’s Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology alumni go on to become counselors in agency and private practice settings, case managers, and mental health center directors. Alumni earn doctorate degrees, establish new treatment programs, or go on to teach nationally and internationally.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students demonstrate knowledge of core counseling curriculum and proficiency in clinical counseling skills.
- Students demonstrate professional competence in counseling.
- Students recognize and point to moments of brilliant sanity in themselves and others.
- Students articulate core Buddhist teachings.
- Students integrate their understanding of Buddhist teachings with other counseling and psychology approaches and apply them in their clinical work.
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- Opening Retreat
- Introduction to Buddhist Psychology
- Group Process
- Social and Multicultural Foundations
- Career Development: Work, Transition, and Path
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- Apply online and pay the $60 nonrefundable application fee. This is the preferred method for applying.
- An official transcript of a conferred bachelor's degree must be received by the Office of Admissions prior to beginning graduate coursework.
- In a three-to-five page, double-spaced essay, please respond to the following, making sure that you respond to each prompt fully: How are you prepared to participate in this learning community, and how would your life and educational goals be reached by attending the Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology program?
- Your resume/CV
- Two letters of recommendation are required.
International28400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 28400 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National28400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 28400 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.