Counseling and Wellness Student Counseling Center

In Crisis?  Need or want to talk with a counselor today?  Please call Colorado Crisis Line at 844.493.TALK, text "TALK" to 38255, or Walk-in at 3180 Airport Road Boulder, CO to speak to someone immediately. 

Vision and Mission

Vision Statement: We provide exceptional counseling services that are rooted in mindfulness. With compassionate presence and wisdom, we support the diversity, health and well-being of students. Our counselors are well trained in the integration of innovative, contemplative, creative and traditional methods of counseling.
Naropa Student Counseling Center integrates contemplative approaches with modern clinical practice to assist our clients in reaching their highest level of emotional and mental well-being. We provide cutting-edge, transformative intervention across a broad range of therapeutic services.
To learn more about the Student Counseling Center and to connect with us online, visit our Sharepoint pages for the most up-to-date information.

Contemplative and Mindful Healing

Somatic therapy: Focusing on the body's role in transforming behavior, integrating body awareness and movement with counseling skills.
Contemplative therapy: Merging in-depth training in cultivating mindfulness and compassion with therapeutic work.
Transpersonal therapy: Reconnecting the spiritual dimensions of human experience with traditional theoretical perspectives.
Wilderness therapy: Integrating therapy with experiential and nature-based wisdom.
Create effective change: Our interns are trained in stages of change/motivational interviewing and are ready to help you make positive changes in your life.
Referrals: If an initial evaluation reveals that your needs would be better served elsewhere, we will provide referrals to local counselors and resources.

Client-Centered and Wellness-Informed Model

Our focus begins and ends with the needs of each client.  As a wellness-informed model, we specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, and adjustment issues.
Group and individual services are available.

Information Regarding Non-Students Seeking Counseling

The Naropa Community Counseling Center is an affordable sliding scale center that serves the Boulder community.  If you are interested in their services, please contact them at 303-546-3589.

Naropa Student Counseling Center Staff

Our Student Counseling Center is staffed Licensed Professional Clinicians and Counselors in Training engaged in NSCC's Masters Training Program.  All Counselors in Training undergo rigorous training and clinical supervision. Licensed Counselors are always available for guidance.

All of our counselors have a good understanding of the developmental needs and challenges of being a student at Naropa and we lend our compassionate presence and wisdom in service to well-being.  We are committed to supporting the student journey and maintaining confidentiality and excellent client care while working in our small community.

Student Counseling Center Hours of Operation and Contact Information

Office Hours During the School Year

9:00 a.m.- 12:00p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
We are closed during school breaks and holidays

Contact Information

Juniper Cottage, on the Southwest corner of the Arapahoe Campus
2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder

Make an Appointment

Current students can make an appointment and find more information about our services here.


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