Jessica DelCastillo

Job Role: Senior Director of Academic Advising and Career and Life Development
​​​​​​​MEd, Adult Learning, Training and Development, Regis University|BA, Contemplative Psychology, Naropa University
Business Office / Department or Center: Center of Career & Life Development|Graduate Academic Advising|Undergraduate Academic Advising
Department: Center of Career & Life Development, Graduate Academic Advising, Undergraduate Academic Advising
Academic School/Department Environmental Studies Department|Graduate Collective|Naropa College|School of the Arts|Wisdom Traditions Department
Courses Taught: COL 450 Internship|COL 101 Living and Learning Community

A graduate of Naropa's Contemplative Psychology program, Jessica (she/her) believes in the crazy wisdom and transformative power of a contemplative education. As a longtime educator with over ten years of experience in the field of higher education, Jessica encourages students to manifest their inherent brilliance through mindfulness-based and experiential practices including cultivating compassion, self-love and an ongoing investigation of mind and body.

Having earned her Masters of Education in Adult Learning, Training and Development from Regis University, Jessica feels that the relationship between a student and their educational journey is unique, and she strives to meet each student where they are, supporting them in their developmental process while fostering intellectual clarity and an awakened heart. A lover of life and a voracious reader, Jessica's passions include her family and rescuing animals.