Three-Year Hybrid Program

Study Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Online

Transform Yourself While Keeping Your Zip Code

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.

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First Year Required Intensive Dates, 2020/2021

The program format is approximately 50% online and 50% intensives.  Tentative dates for the required intensives at Naropa:

Saturday, May 30 -  Saturday, June 6, 2020

Friday, August 21 - Sunday, August 23, 2020

Sunday, November 1 - Saturday, November 7, 2020

Friday, January 8 -  Sunday, January 10, 2021

Sunday, April 4 – Saturday, April 10, 2021

*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.