Bettina Straub

Administrative Specialist & Wilderness Trip Coordinator
MA in Ecopsychology

Bettina Straub (she/her) is the Administrative Specialist for Ecopsychology as well as Trip Coordinator for Wilderness Therapy. These roles reflect her background in outdoor retreats and mental health counseling. Supporting students and faculty in these education programs complements her personal work.

She graduated from mindfulness-based counseling MA at Naropa and in her personal work Bettina is a Rites of Passage guide and certified Wilderness First Responder. She brings earth ceremony, body awareness, and mindfulness to her work. Counseling in her private practice, as well as teaching graduate students the basics of mindfulness, her intuitive approach is enriched by over 10 years of experience creating safe and empowering spaces for personal exploration and awakening.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.