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Study Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Online


The master’s degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling is a 60-credit hour program that offers theoretical grounding in transpersonal psychology along with rigorous clinical and mindfulness training.

Study through a combination of online coursework and on-campus intensives. You'll be able to study part-time and complete the degree in three years including three summer semesters.


Three-Year Hybrid Program

First Year Required Intensive Dates, 2020/2021

(New dates will be announced soon for Spring, Summer & Fall 2021 Intensives)

The program format is approximately 50% online and 50% intensives.  The 3-day Intensives will now be virutal. Tentative dates for the required intensives at Naropa:

Student Starting in Spring 2021 Semester:

  • One day orientation January 9th
  • The 3-day intensive for the incoming Spring cohort: Online, Jan 22 – 24
  • The 6-day intensive will be split into two, 3-day intensives: Online, April 9, 10 11 and April 16, 17, 18.

*Note: the majority of intensives are done at Naropa. 

Featured Courses

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Psychology of Meditation: Mindfulness Training
  • Social & Multicultural Foundations
  • Diagnostic Psychopathology

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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 mindfulness skills in the context of counseling including present moment awareness, non-judgment and compassionate interest in details of physical sensations, emotions and thoughts.
  • Students demonstrate familiarity with several models of Transpersonal Psychology and their applications to counseling, including multicultural considerations.
  • Students demonstrate increased knowledge, presence, warmth, and skill regarding their utilization of awareness, choice, contact, and authenticity in the Gestalt approach to mindfulness-based transpersonal counseling.