Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore Ph.D. Co-founder of Karuna Training and steward of the North American Karuna training. Melissa has her MA in Contemplative psychotherapy from Naropa University in Boulder Colorado and her Ph.D. in Psychological Anthropology from the California Institute of Integral Studies.

She has been a student of Vajrayana Buddhism and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche since 1979. As Director of the Felton Institue for Research and Training in San Francisco (2005 – 2016) Melissa participated in community-based research for the most marginalized populations in California and trained front-line providers in mental health in Evidence-based practices, and the Mindfulness of Self-care.

Upcoming Programs by Melissa Moore

Karuna Training: A Certification in Contemplative Psychology – Registration

Also Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski

May 4–7, 2022

The Karuna Training Basic Cycle is a comprehensive training that occurs in ten courses over two years; six online weekends, four extended retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center, and ongoing groups in between programs. 332 hours of Curriculum training. CEU’s available. See the full schedule here The first retreat begins May 4 – 7, 2022, 3 […]

Karuna Training: A Certification in Contemplative Psychology

Also Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski

May 4–7, 2022

The Karuna Training Basic Cycle is a comprehensive training that occurs in ten courses over two years; six online weekends, four extended retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center, and ongoing groups in between programs. 332 hours of Curriculum training. CEU’s available. See the full schedule here The first retreat begins May 4 -7, 2022  3 nights […]

OLD_Karuna Training: A Certification in Contemplative Psychology — Enrolling now!

Also Sandra Ladley and Terry Jaworski

May 4–7, 2022

The Karuna Training Basic Cycle is a comprehensive training that occurs in ten courses over two years; six online weekends, four extended retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center, and ongoing groups in between programs. 332 hours of Curriculum training. CEU’s available. To be safe, we postponed Karuna Training from October 2021 to May 4 – 7, […]