Naropa University

MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling


2130 Arapahoe Avenue

Boulder, CO 80302

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling is the study of psychology of the entire human—mind, heart, body, and soul.

As a student in Naropa University’s Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling concentration—part of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s degree program—you will not only explore human mental and emotional health, but you will also delve into mindfulness, meditation, Gestalt awareness as well as different states of consciousness, and the nature of creativity to help clients—and yourself—live the most joyous life possible. Through academic course work, deep introspection, including your own psychotherapy and mindfulness training, and 900 hours of clinical experience, you will come to a greater understanding of yourself, the world, and how you can ease the path for others.Graduates from Naropa’s Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling concentration program have gone on to become therapists in private practice, addiction counselors, mindfulness trainers, equine therapists, school counselors, grief counselors, and 

The master’s degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling is a 60-credit hour, three-year program that offers theoretical grounding in transpersonal psychology along with rigorous clinical and mindfulness training. 

What Makes it Unique?

  • Here and Now Focus
  • Developing Personal and Professional Identity
  • Understanding the Roots of Suffering
  • Diverse and Intimate Learning Environment
  • Mindfulness in Psychotherapy
  • Gestalt Awareness Practice
  • Elective Offerings and Specialized Studies
  • Transpersonal Approaches
  • Contemplative Approaches
  • Couples and Family Therapy
  • Jungian Studies
  • Body Awareness

Naropa Community Counseling Center - Intern within the community

Serve the Boulder community as a supervised intern during your third year of graduate study at the Naropa Community Counseling Center. Offering contemplative and mindfulness healing services, the center makes cutting-edge psychotherapy affordable by providing it to low- and middle-income people on a sliding fee-basis.


Naropa is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 900.00 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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