Emily Isaacs

Adjunct Faculty
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Nature-Based Transpersonal Counseling Concentration
BA, Wesleyan University / MA, Education, UC Santa Cruz / MA, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Naropa University
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Nature-Based Transpersonal Counseling Concentration
Transitions through the life span / field instructor for Group Process field section / Risk management and adventure therapy

Emily has been working at the junction of mental health and wilderness for more than fifteen years. With expertise drawn from extensive time in the field with NOLS, Outward Bound, and Open Sky Wilderness Therapy, clinical work in wilderness, hospital, crisis, and private practice settings, and four years as the Executive Director of Women’s Wilderness, a local non profit, Emily melds her knowledge and passion into her teaching at Naropa.

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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.