Valerie Lorig, MEd, LPC, has been a Faculty Instructor in the BA Psychology Program since 2008 and has developed a number of course curriculum for the program. A Licensed Professional Counselor, she is trained in Hakomi Somatic Therapy, Brainspotting, EMDR, PACT Couples Therapy, trauma therapy, and contemplative mindfulness-based methods. Working with individuals and couples at her psychotherapy practice, Auspicious Coincidence Counseling, her work informs the courses that she teaches. A meditation practitioner and student of Buddhism for many years, she attended the Naropa Institute as a young seeker and studied with the founder, Trungpa Rinpoche. She has lead retreats and meditation programs throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and India. As the former art director for Silverwave Records, a Native American Record Label, her work with Native artists garnered awards and Grammys. Starting as a young designer at Rolling Stone Magazine in New York City, she eventually moved to Colorado and made Boulder her home where she raised three beautiful grown children.
This is where experiential learning meets academic rigor. Where you challenge your intellect and uncover your potential. Where you discover the work you’re moved to do—then use it to transform our world.
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