Heather Sutton, LPC, ACS, R-DMT, is a Core Candidate Assistant Professor for the Somatic Counseling concentrations at Naropa University. Prior to becoming a Core Candidate, Heather held both Adjunct Faculty and more recently Visiting Instructor roles in the department and has been teaching at Naropa since 2005. Heather has 20 years of clinical experience, specializing in behavioral health evaluation, crisis intervention and suicide risk assessment. In addition to her work with Naropa, Heather began working with Ballet Nouveau Colorado (now Colorado Conservatory of Dance) in 2011 as an adaptive movement specialist and has been central to the creation of their adaptive dance program Dance Expressions. Shortly after, she became involved with Wonderbound on the development and implementation of Pari Passu, an outreach program in collaboration with St. Francis Center. Heather is now Wonderbound’s Project Manager for its collaboration with WellPower (formerly the Mental Health Corporation of Denver). Titled WonderWell, this program provides weekly dance sessions to underserved children, families, and individuals with disabilities.
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