BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today announced that Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor will deliver the keynote address in Denver, Colorado, on October 7 in celebration of the anniversary of Naropa's Transpersonal Counseling Psychology program. Dr. Taylor's keynote address is titled, "My Stroke of Insight: Compassion and the Brain."
Dr. Taylor is an internationally recognized neuro-anatomist, a New York Times' best-selling author and TED speaker, and was named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. Her extraordinary and personal story is designed to inspire and educate those who are interested in how compassion, science, and transformational wellness aid in the road to brain injury recovery.
Dr. Taylor's keynote address will formally launch "Compassion Without Limits," a three-day event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Naropa's Transpersonal Counseling Psychology program. More than 2000 people are expected to attend, and participants include prominent members of Colorado's medical, psychology, and therapeutic communities. Naropa University will offer special discounts for practicing physicians, clinical therapists, mental health professionals, caregivers, veterans, and educators.
Two (2) NBCC Continuing Education (CE) hours are available for full attendance to this event. Naropa University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4330.
This event is made possible through the generous support of Yoga Journal and other sponsors.
Tickets for Dr. Taylor's keynote address and the Compassion Without Limits weekend are available at www.naropa.edu/events.
About Naropa University (www.naropa.edu): Located in Boulder, Colorado, Naropa University is a private, liberal arts institution offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Naropa University is a leader in contemplative education, an approach to learning and teaching that integrates Eastern wisdom traditions and traditional Western scholarship. Naropa University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
CONTACT: Bill Rigler, 303-546-3533, [email protected]
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