In addition to the study of mindfulness and transpersonal psychology, this intensely experiential degree program gives you ten weeks’ direct experience in the wilderness, acquiring outdoor skills along with mental health interventions that incorporate the natural world into the therapeutic relationship.
Naropa University’s Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy alumnx are making their presence felt in a wide-range of settings with diverse populations. As many as one-third of our students receive job offers from their internship placements. Our Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy graduates are working as school counselors, therapists in equine therapy programs, faculty members, addictions counselors, directors of outdoor therapy programs, and individual psychotherapists.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students demonstrate knowledge of core counseling curriculum.
- Students demonstrate proficiency in clinical counseling skills.
- Students demonstrate professional competence in counseling.
- Students demonstrate the ability to effectively incorporate nature-based approaches into counseling.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of how culture and social structures influences the human-nature relationship.
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- Wilderness Therapy Intensive: Introduction to Wilderness Therapy
- Human Growth and Development
- Psychology of Meditation I: Mindfulness Training
- Counseling & Helping Relationships I: Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy
- 36 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: How are you prepared to participate in this distinctive community, and how would your life and educational goals be reached by attending the Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy program?
- Your resume/CV should detail all pertinent academic, employment, and volunteer history with exact dates of participation.
- Two letters of recommendation are required.
International26200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 26200 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
National26200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 26200 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.