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Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Somatic Counseling (Body Psychotherapy)

Naropa University

24 months
Duration
24000 USD/year
24000 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Somatic Counseling (Body Psychotherapy) at Naropa University delves deeply into the history of the use of the body in counseling and psychotherapy as well as the current explorations in the field of mental health that are recognizing the critical importance of the body/mind connection in healing, learning, and growth. 

Overview

As a Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Somatic Counseling (Body Psychotherapy) at Naropa University you will combine the study of clinical mental health theory and practice with work in body psychotherapy. 

The program places great value and importance on exploring both the current understanding of multicultural competence and the historical impact on the bodies that are present in counseling. Cultural identities, power, and privilege are critical lenses for us to explore the ethical work with differences that are embodied in ourselves and the clients we work with as Somatic Counselors.

Students at Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Somatic Counseling (Body Psychotherapy) at Naropa University will:

  • demonstrate knowledge of core counseling curriculum.
  • demonstrate proficiency in clinical counseling skills.
  • demonstrate professional competence in counseling.
  • demonstrate the ability to research and write about Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) and Body Psychotherapy (BP) in a way that shows critical thinking, scholarship, and the integration of theoretical material with clinical practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Somatic Counseling Orientation Seminar 
  • Body/Movement Observation and Assessment
  • Group Community Skills 
  • Body Psychotherapy
  • Counseling & Helping Relationships I: Verbal & Nonverbal Skills 
  • The Body in Meditation and Psychotherapy
  • Clinical Neuroscience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an Application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Interest and Supplemental Essay
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD per semester during 24 months.

Year 3 - $7,500 per semester.

Living costs for Boulder

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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