Ross Baumann, PhD

Job Role: Visiting Instructor
PhD: East-West Psychology (Specialization: East-West Spiritual Counseling) , MA: Counseling Psychology (Concentration: Somatic Psychology, BA: Contemplative Psychology (Concentration: Psychology of Health and Healing)
Department: BA Psychology
Academic School/Department Naropa College
Academic Programs: BA Psychology
Courses Taught: Jungian Psychology (PSYB-330-A), Semester Senior Seminar II (PSYB-483-A)

Ross C. Baumann, Ph.D., is a somatic oriented Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice, currently licensed in the states of CO (MFT.0001309) and CA (LMFT 89899). Ross also teaches at Naropa University. He completed a B.A. from Naropa in Contemplative Psychology with a concentration in the Psychology of Health and Healing, an M.A. from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Somatic Psychology, and earned a Ph.D. in East-West Psychology at CIIS, where he also received a certificate in East-West Spiritual Counseling. Additionally, Ross is trained in yoga and meditation. He utilizes his cohesive background to engage matters related to body, mind, emotionality, and spirituality. In both his clinical and scholarly work, Ross strives toward a holistic sensibility and integral approach. He currently resides in Colorado.

  • The Challenges Posed by the Easternization of the West: A Critical Comparative Dialogue between Chögyam Trungpa and C. G. Jung. (Doctoral Dissertation, Committee Members: Jorge Ferrer, PhD, Carol Whitfield, PhD, Karuna Leary, PsyD). ProQuest Publication.
  • An Embodied Spiritual Inquiry into the Nature of Human Boundaries: Outcomes of a participatory approach to transpersonal education and research. (Authors: Olga Sohmer, PhD, Ross Baumann, PhD, Jorge Ferrer, PhD). International Journal of Transpersonal Studies.