Jo-Lynn Park, Director of Counseling Services

Jo-Lynn Park

Jo-Lynn Park provides leadership for the Student Counseling Center through ongoing training and supervision for the center’s professional staff, interns, externs, practicum, and graduate assistants.  She also offers training and consultation for Naropa staff and faculty.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a MA in Counseling Psychology and has been adjunct faculty with Naropa’s Graduate School of Counseling Psychology.     

Prior to her work at Naropa, Jo-Lynn worked with individuals and families in wilderness, retreat programs, colleges, schools, international, and treatment settings.  She has been working with folks in therapeutic and educator roles since 1996. 

Jo-Lynn’s clinical orientation is integrative and she draws from person-centered, depth, and Buddhist psychology.  She has studied Hakomi, EMDR, mindfulness, and other somatic and contemplative approaches extensively.  When not at work she likes to cuddle up with her dog and read a good book, or ski, hike, paddle, or climb with friends and family.

You can contact Jo-Lynn at jpark@naropa.edu or 303.245.4633.

Stanley Ly, Crisis Counselor and Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator

Stanley Ly

Stanley responds to mental health and substance use related emergencies within the student body in his role the Crisis Counselor and Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator.  He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa.  Prior to his current role, Stanley worked with MHP as an Emergency Services Clinician for individuals in psychiatric crises, a therapist for adults with severe mental illness and substance abuse addictions that are involved with the Criminal Justice System, and a mental health counselor in Boulder County Jail while partnering with 20th Judicial System Probation.

Stanley has been dedicated to the mental health field since 2011 and finds particular passion in guiding people towards meaning, balance, and health through emotional, physical, social, and spiritual avenues.  In his off-time, Stanley enjoys spending time in nature and balancing nutrition and fitness. He can often be found distracted by nearby dogs. 

Stanley holds Walk-In Hours from 12:00-1:00PM Monday through Friday. You can contact Stanley at sly@naropa.edu or 303-245-4761.

Elyse Bassman, Intern Therapist

internebassman@naropa.edu

Elyse BassmanElyse views her role as helping clients to discover and develop the wisdom and resources that already exist within them. Elyse has worked for years supporting individuals experiencing loss, mental health challenges, and life transitions. Drawing from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Internal Family Systems, Elyse’s approach is grounded in the belief that we need to accept ourselves in order to be able to change and grow. She creates a supportive and nonjudgmental space for clients to nurture self-compassion, connect with the wisdom of their emotions, cultivate self-awareness, and build relationship with all parts of themselves. Elyse is honored to support each client’s unique journey. She offers support with anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma recovery, challenges in relationship, grief and loss, and many other issues.

 

Michael Gay, Intern Therapist

internmgay@naropa.edu

Michael GayMichael has nearly a decade of experience working with young adults in the field of mental health. He has worked as a wilderness therapy guide from 2006-2009, and from 2010-2013. He also worked as life skills and addictions counselor for 2 years after that. He has substantial experience working with Rites of Passage, grief, substance over-use, disordered eating, family dynamics, trauma, mental, emotional, and spiritual challenges, as well as depression, anxiety, identity exploration, spiritual crisis, and spiritual emergence. He supports clients’ innate health and aliveness by co-creating space for exploring, experiencing, and expressing the fullness of their truth. Michael is committed to authenticity, empowerment, trust, vulnerability, and connection. Michael is a student of Indigenous wisdom, yoga, meditation, and Nature. In addition to studying Transpersonal Counseling, he also is a student at the Gestalt Institute of the Rockies.

Anastacia Golembiewski, Intern Therapist

internagolembiewski@naropa.edu

Anastacia GolembiewskAnastacia has two years+ of experience working in the helping profession. She is interested in working with life transitions, relationship problems, identity questions, drug and alcohol concerns, existential explorations, emotional turbulence, and academic struggles. Anastacia is a compassionate and curious therapist. Her approach to therapy is influenced by attachment theorists, trauma research, and her own personal development. Anastacia believes that each person already has the answers to their problems within themselves, and her aim is to help clients find those answers. She is passionate about flow art and gardening. When not at the center, she can be found reading, exploring in nature, practicing yoga, making jewelry, playing board games with friends, or relaxing with her dog and her person.

 

Angie Martin, Intern Therapist

internmartin@naropa.edu

Angie MartinAngie invites clients into a collaborative space of therapeutic exploration in which growth and transformation can occur through experiential and mindfulness-based approaches. Guided by curiosity and a genuine interest in her clients, Angie supports each individuals’ potential for personal freedom, in all of its manifestations. Angie brings years of experience in the educational psychology and social work fields working with students, adolescents in crisis, and adults and families. After moving to Colorado from the Midwest, Angie decided to take the leap and pursue her passion of counseling. She has studied and is influenced by Gestalt therapy, Internal Family Systems, attachment theory, PACT Couple Therapy, and draws much inspiration from her personal meditation and yoga practices. She is devoted to helping adults and couples work through a wide range of life challenges including depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, grief and loss, substance use, and other life stressors.