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Paul Deger, MA, LPC, PT has over 20 years experience in healthcare, initially earning an undergraduate degree in physical therapy at Marquette University in Milwaukee. As a physical therapist, Paul has practiced in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings, specializing in neurological disorders. He furthered his studies in motor learning and control in the graduate physical therapy program at the University of Pittsburgh.

Paul then shifted focus from physical to psychological health and completed his graduate studies at Naropa University, Boulder, earning a Master’s in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology. He has also trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli of the Center for Mindfulness at University of Massachusetts Medical School and studied with Lloyd Burton, founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center.

He has worked with clients in hospital-based, private practice and home-based settings. Currently, Paul applies the principles of mindfulness to working with persons experiencing both mental illness and medical issues to reach their optimal level of wellbeing. Paul has taught mindfulness, meditation, and stress management nationally to health care professionals, businesses and governments, as well as presented at behavioral health conferences.

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Mindfulness Meditation Training Denver, CO
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Comments from Paul Deger's students:

"I enjoyed Paul's trust-inspiring style and sincerity."

"His warm and gentle nature shows he's a good listener."

“Paul is exceptional at creating a very safe place to express with honesty.”
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What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness speaks to experiencing an expanded awareness of the present moment. This awareness not only increases our ability to cope with pain and suffering, but also deepens relaxation, elevates energy and awakens creativity.
Master of Arts, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
Naropa University 1998

Graduate studies in neurological physical therapy
University of Pittsburgh

Bachelors of Science, Physical Therapy
Marquette University 1987
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Paul Deger is located in Denver, CO and has the following skills: Mindfulness Meditation Training
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Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Physical Therapist, MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
Years Experience: 20