Spiritual direction is a voluntary personal relationship. It is initiated by a person seeking spiritual growth. The director is not a boss, but a companion and mentor in the spiritual life.
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Offers spiritual direction and supervision in Gloucestershire. Also, writes articles on the interface of spiritual direction and psychology, with insights and resources for the spiritual journey and work of spiritual accompaniment.
Association of Christian Spiritual Directors New Zealand
Promotes work, training and supervision of spiritual directors in New Zealand.; sets standards and provides a 'find a director' list.
Australian Ecumenical Council for Spiritual Direction
Supports associations of spiritual directors in Australia by recommending professional guidelines, standards in training and information on local centers.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Spiritual Direction
Personal guidance according to individual needs. Criticizes excesses at both ends of the spectrum: heavyhanded directors, and people who think that since they have the Holy Spirit they have no need of human help.
Central Michigan Spiritual Direction
Carol Lanfear, spiritual director, offers active listening and one on one companioning to explore the spiritual life and to deepen one's relationship with God.
The ministry of inner healing prayer and spiritual direction for those seeking to find healing for unresolved emotional pain, and for those seeking a more intimate prayer life. Based in Arizona.
Resources and spiritual companionship to those suffering trauma, particularly childhood abuse; also contemplative workshops and spiritual memoir writing, based in Dayton, Ohio.
London Spirituality Centre
Offers formation courses in spiritual direction plus workshops and resources to help you discover, explore and develop your spirituality.
The Retreat Association
Christian organisation that publishes comprehensive annual guide to UK retreats with online 'Find a Retreat' facility. Also promotes work of spiritual direction and offers resources on prayer.
An introduction, from the Canadian Anglican Cursillo Movement. [PDF]
Spiritual Direction in London
John-Francis Friendship offers spiritual direction, supervision, courses in Christian spirituality and retreat days, based in the heart and south east of London.
Spiritual Directors International
Organisation seeking to promote and support the work of spiritual directors across 6 continents. Offers annual conference in US and free online 'Seek and Find Guide' to its spiritual directors.
Spiritual Renewal Center
Offers a variety of programs and spiritual direction services in Syracuse, New York, for people who want to get in touch with God, grow in their relationship with God, and deepen their experience of God.
Offers spiritual formation and accompaniment to individuals and organisations concerned with human thriving and social justice. Based in Boston.
Susan S. Phillips
Spiritual director, educator, speaker, sociologist, executive director of New College Berkeley (the Graduate Theological Union) and author of the book Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction.
Last update:June 25, 2016 at 6:06:04 UTC