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Karen is a long-time core faculty member at Naropa, having joined the university in 1981. She served as Director of the M.A. Psychology: Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology program for 15 years. Karen is a founding member of Cauldron (the faculty executive committee), and she served as faculty trustee for two and half years. Presently, Karen is a half-time Professor and member of the department's Leadership Team in the M.A. Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology program.
She is the author of What Really Helps (1996 and 2011) and of The Courage to Be Present (2009) both from Shambhala, and her new book Contemplative Psychotherapy Essentials (2014) came out this fall from W.W. Norton. She has presented at conferences and workshops both nationally and internationally.
I love getting to teach what I love with bright, passionate, and engaged students.
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
In office hours recommending the book: The Gift of Dyslexia to a student who found that it shifted her perception of herself in a healing way.
More of the same—which is, of course, always different.