Susan Nimmanheminda

Susan Nimmanheminda

Adjunct Faculty


Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology


PhD International University for Graduate Studies
MSW University of Denver


Susan has been affiliated with Naropa’s MACC Program since 1995.  She is currently the Senior Group Process Teacher and a member of the program’s Leadership Team.  Susan has presented on group dynamics several times at the American Group Psychotherapy Association’s annual meeting and at the International Association of Buddhist Universities.  Her publications include “Adolescent Acting Out in Group Therapy” and “Group as a Mindfulness Practice.”  She co-editing Brilliant Sanity; Buddhist Approaches to Psychotherapy, and co-authoring “Group Therapy Training at Naropa University’s Contemplative Counseling Psychology Program,” which was published in Group; The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society.