Brianna Valenzuela
Graduate Academic Advisor
Office of Advising

Brianna (she/her pronouns) is a graduate of the Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology (CPBP) Master’s Program. She serves as the Graduate Academic Advisor for the CPBP program and works closely in supporting students on their Naropa journey. Brianna has worked within the mental health profession as a school-based mental health therapist and a clinician working with serious mental illness prior to stepping into this role. Brianna is passionate about multi-cultural and trauma intersections. She thoroughly loves the work of being a therapist and the education she received through Naropa to guide her through this challenging work and finding a way to allow her heart to lead. This ultimately led her back to the Naropa community and the joyous seat as the Graduate Academic Advisor for the CPBP program. Outside of work, Brianna enjoys camping, yoga, communing with nature, cuddling with her black cat, getting lost in a book and savoring this life with the company of family and friends.

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