Joy Lanzano

Adjunct Professor
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Concentration
BA Biology, MA Educational Technology, MA, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Concentration
CNST 610-A, Social & Multicultural Foundations / CNST 790, Section C, Counseling Practicum, 3 Credits / Extended Internship I / Mindfulness Meditation Instructor

Joy was born in the United States. She has had careers as a High School Science teacher, Instructional Designer for pilot training in both commercial and military programs, owned a small business and now is in private practice as Transpersonal psychotherapist for over a decade.
Joy raised a son while living in Boulder, Colorado and considers this one of her major life achievements and blessings.

Joy has been a student of the Diamond Approach to Inner work, ( for eighteen years. It is a spiritual school based on meditation, personal inquiry, and an evolving understanding of what it is to be human and in search of the truth of oneself and the human potential. She is a long-time meditator and nature lover and finds inspiration and insight in these pursuits.

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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.