Uğur Kocataşkın, LPC, CAC-I

Core Associate Professor
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Buddhism-Informed Contemplative Counseling Concentration
PhDc, Transformative Studies, California institute of Integral Studies, CA. Dissertation topic: Somatic Awareness of Internalized Supremacy and Dominance in Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education; MA, Buddhism-Informed Contemplative Counseling; Graduate Performance Certificate in Opera Performance, Boston Conservatory, MA; Bachelor of Music, Opera Performance, Boston Conservatory, MA
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Buddhism-Informed Contemplative Counseling Concentration
Family Systems, Community & Diversity, Social Multicultural Foundations, Lineages of Understanding: Psychopathology I, Internship, Contemplative Supervision, Counseling Practicum, Psychosis: Psychopathology II, Ordinary Mind, The art of Contemplative Counseling, Buddhist Psychology IV, Counseling Theories and Skills I, Maitri III

As a Buddhist-based Contemplative Social Justice Counselor in private practice and Core Associate Professor at Naropa University, Uğur is a dedicated student, educator, and facilitator in Buddhist study and practice, social justice, intersectionality, and varying types of focus in the counseling relationship. Uğur loves teaching and strives to find joy in Buddhist and counseling practice through relationship and sometimes mischief!

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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.

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