Jason Appt

Assistant Professor
Core Faculty

Programs

BA in Contemplative Psychology
Transpersonal Psychology
Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology

Education

MA, Psychology: Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology, Naropa University
BA, Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia & Edith Cowan University, Perth-Western Australia


From the heart

I love how Naropa students listen to the hurt they and those close to them have experienced, how in the pain of what they hate most about themselves, others, and society comes meaningful life direction.

Research activity

I'm in the process of dissertation research on critical, liberation, indigenous, and postcolonial psychologies.I'm in the process of dissertation research on critical, liberation, indigenous, and postcolonial psychologies.

I've been spending summers in Israel/Palestine studying and practicing Judaism and participating in decolonization work. 

Courses taught

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Senior Seminar I & II-Transformational Psychology: The Group & Threshold Experience
  • Group Process

What book do you find yourself regularly pressing into the hands of students?

Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness by Gail Hornstein
Recovering Sanity: A Compassionate Approach to Understanding and Treating Psychosis by Ed Podvoll

 


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