rkennedy@naropa.edu | 303-245-4759

Associate Professor, Somatic Counseling; Director, Body Psychotherapy Program
Graduate School of Psychology
PsyD Candidate, Capella University
MA, The Naropa Institute
BA, University of Oregon
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Registered Nurse (RN), Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), Level Three Certified Addictions Counselor (CACIII), Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)

Areas of Specialization:

  • Mental Illness
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Addiction and Recovery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Jungian Psychotherapy

Ryan’s clinical background includes extensive work with chronic and persistent mental illness, trauma and dissociative disorders, addiction and recovery, domestic/family violence, and living with life-threatening illnesses. Ryan has specialized training in Gestalt psychotherapy, Jungian psychotherapy, marriage and family therapy, human sexuality, domestic violence prevention/intervention, massage therapy and bodywork, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), the Laban/Bartenieff system of movement observation and analysis (LMA) and in the Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP). He is currently completing a doctorate in clinical psychology.