The Many Practices of Deep Listening

We are spiritual directors, companions, and travelers with one another on the journey.

Meet a few friends from the SDI Public Square

Karen Erlichman

Spiritual Director, Psychotherapist, Supervisor

Ravi Verma

Spiritual Director

Sr. Alison McCrary

Catholic Nun, Attorney, Reiki Practitioner

Mona Haydar

PERFORMING ARTIST, ACTIVIST

Brian Gaeta-Symonds

Pastor, SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR

Rabbi Amy Eilberg

Spiritual Director, Interfaith Justice Activist

Preeta Banerjee

ENTREPRENEUR, EDUCATOR, AUTHOR

Sr. Kathleen McAlpin

CATHOLIC NUN, SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR

Bayo Akomolafe

AUTHOR, SPEAKER, PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL

Nicholas Collura

Palliative Care Chaplain

Azra Rahim

MEDICAL DOCTOR, SUFI PRACTITIONER

Jade T. Perry

Writer, Educator, Folk Healer

Intro Course: Exploring Spiritual Companionship Across Traditions

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Join SDI for a self-paced online course exploring spiritual companionship’s expression in various authentic forms — guided by the very best in the field offering their expertise and personal experiences. 

Featured Traditions & Wisdom Teachers

All are welcome in the Public Square of Spiritual Companionship

All kinds of people from all walks of life identify as spiritual companions – are you one? We welcome you!

Deeper

We Listen For the Essence

The Mystery Begins to Reveal Itself

For Those Seeking Connection

Considering Life's Biggest Questions

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