Thiago Leão

Job Role: Adjunct Faculty
BA Interdisciplinary Studies: Psychology, Yoga and Religious Studies. Naropa University 2008|MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology - Wilderness Therapy Concentration - Naropa University 2013
Department: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling
Academic School/Department Graduate School of Counseling Psychology|Naropa College|Other: Undergraduate BA Psych
Academic Programs: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling
Courses Taught: Adv Pratcm Psych Research (PSYB-490-A) - Frontiers of Human Development|Humanistic Existential Psychology (PSYB-350-A)|CNSC 891: Internship I

Thiago was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He came to Naropa as a young undergraduate in 2003. In his undergraduate degree, he dove into eastern philosophy. Thiago completed the graduate-level tracks in Buddhist philosophy offered at Naropa. Thiago received an in-depth formation in Religious Studies, Buddhist Dharma and was part of Naropa's first Yoga Instructor training class. He further completed his graduate degree in psychology and went on to work with crisis teams – was a member of the first co-responder team that paired mental health clinicians with law enforcement officers in the Boulder area. He further specialized in working with combat veterans and PTSD. Thiago has been teaching at Naropa as Adjunct Faculty since 2015 and currently has a private practice in Denver.