training & guidance
We've worked with a team of spiritual direction trainers to produce Guidelines for Spiritual Direction. We also facilitate courses and conferences.
Contact us to sign up for the Spiritual Direction emailing list.
Who are they for:
Individual spiritual directors
Those involved in training Spiritual Directors
SD allocation and referral
Those with oversight of Spiritual Direction training and provision
Those with oversight of Safeguarding
These Guidelines are available to download and may be adapted for your own use – please acknowledge any alterations or additions that you make to the original document and include a reference to the original.
Spiritual Direction Forum
– Join the conversation
The National Forum for Spiritual Direction. is a new forum which aims to support and resource spiritual directors, promote good practice and encourage creative development in this ministry.
The Forum is open to all and has held two online events in 2021.
For more information and to join the mailing list please see this page.
Conference for Spiritual Direction Trainers
The Retreat Association holds a conference for those who are responsible for training others in Spiritual Direction. This includes opportunities to network and share expertise.
The next conference will be in February/March 2023.
Documents from the last conference can be downloaded here