Find a Spiritual Director/Companion Guide

Find a spiritual companion, spiritual director, or life coach to help you on your journey.

Are you ready to take the steps to find a spiritual director/companion? 

Locating and interviewing a spiritual director or spiritual companion is an important step in your spiritual journey. SDI’s desire is to provide an easy, inviting way for seekers to find a spiritual director or spiritual companion, to find a training program, and/or a retreat center. We also help existing spiritual directors and companions find supervisors and additional training resources.

About the FASC Guide

To aid your process in finding a spiritual director or spiritual companion, SDI offers this resource to help you locate and reach out to one of thousands of spiritual directors and companions listed in our free searchable database below.

Find a Spiritual Director/Companion uses database software to provide a list of spiritual directors  and spiritual companions, retreat centers, and formation and training programs that are displayed according to your specific search criteria. It is updated constantly and available to you around the clock.

Instructions

Just click all the attributes you are looking for in a spiritual companion. Results will appear below in real-time as you define your search. But remember to wait until you have selected all your choices before you evaluate the results. Please be patient as it can take several seconds for the results to display.

Important: If you don’t get results that are useful to you, try selecting fewer search criteria to see how widening your search might produce promising alternatives.

New to this? Read this resource for practical tips and questions about beginning to work with a spiritual director or companion.

Note to Members: If your profile is incomplete or missing from the Find a Spiritual Companion guide, you can update your information here.

Search Parameters

Click on a heading below to view filter options to help narrow your search.
Results will appear in the “Search Results” section below.

 

 

 

Note: This field will search the directory for people with this last name only.

Search Results

Louise Peters
Barriere
British Columbia
English
Christianity
Christianity, Interfaith, Interspiritual
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion
2503182781
Addiction, Alcoholism, Codependency, Corporate/Workplace, Creative Arts, Dying/Sick/Hospice, Elderly/Mature, Grief and Loss, Group Spiritual Direction, LGBTQIA+, Mindfulness/Meditation, Women's Issues
Louise offers safe and confidential spiritual direction and companioning. She is presently the Director of Sapience Spiritual Direction. Louise holds a degree in Divinity and a Psychology degree. Her 37+ years in active ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada provided opportunity to explore spiritual practices of prayer and formation, and experiences of walking with others as they explored their relationship with the Holy One. Louise is now able to devote her time fully to Directional/Companioning work, a vocation that has been where her heart finds its home. She believes and knows the importance of holy listening that provides the container to delve deeply into where the Divine is speaking and leading. Louise has a deep commitment to creating and holding sacred space for others as they reflect on their faith, prayer, spirituality and practices. Open and inclusive, Louise works comfortably with those in the Christian tradition, but is also open to those on another path or faith traditions. She is 2SLGBTQI+ affirming and welcomes any who seek explore and know themselves more fully as God's beloved.
Elizabeth Peterson
Maadi
Cairo
Arabic, English
Christianity
Spiritual Director
01555023115
Not Yet Selected
Not Yet Selected
Not Yet Selected
Joanne Peters
Adrian
MI
Christianity
Christianity
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion
586-907-6038
Elizabeth Peterson
Spokane
WA
English
Christianity
Christianity, Interfaith, Interspiritual, Spiritual but Not Religious, Spiritual Independent
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion, Supervisor
509-701-2880
Couples/Families, Creative Arts, Divorced/Widowed, Elderly/Mature, Enneagram, Grief and Loss, Group Spiritual Direction, LGBTQIA+, Mindfulness/Meditation, Women's Issues, Young Adults
Elizabeth Peterson is a certified spiritual director, direction supervisor, yoga instructor and retreat facilitator. Elizabeth seeks to create safe and sacred spaces for individuals to reflect on their own lives, become more aware of God’s presence, and live from their truest identity as Beloved. While rooted in the Christian tradition, and a lover of Jesus, Elizabeth welcomes everyone. As a yoga instructor and gardener, Elizabeth believes in the healing power of being present in our bodies and connecting with creation. Training: Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation, Portland Seminary Certified Spiritual Director, Gonzaga University Spiritual Direction Supervision Certification, Companioning Center RYT 200 Yoga Certification, Samarya Center Bachelor of Arts in Education, Whitworth University Trauma-Informed Yoga Certification, Yoga Medicine Integration and Healing for Practioners, Companioning Center
Mary Peters
Houston
TX
Christianity
Christianity
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion
281-497-3131
Alison Peterson
Cottonwood Heights
UT
English
Spiritual Independent
Christianity
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion
801-706-8767

Carla Peterson
Verona
WI
English
Christianity
Christianity
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion
715-379-1839
Divorced/Widowed, Energy Work, Grief and Loss, Mental Health/Depression, Mindfulness/Meditation

Graduate of the Shalem Institute Spiritual Guidance program, I provide spiritual guidance  through careful listening for Spirit, support for contemplative prayer, and energy work.

Mark Petersen
Stoughton
WI
English
Christianity
Christianity, Interfaith
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion
(608) 438-8771
Couples/Families, Dying/Sick/Hospice, Elderly/Mature, Enneagram, Grief and Loss, Group Spiritual Direction, Homeless/Low Income, Men's Issues, Mindfulness/Meditation
I offer spiritual guidance with a compassionate and calming presence for those who are open to explore their inner wholeness and divine essence.
Not Yet Selected
Cynthia Peter
Seattle
WA
English
Spiritual but Not Religious
Interfaith, Interspiritual, Spiritual but Not Religious, Spiritual Independent
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion, Chaplain
206-372-0117
BIPOC, Codependency, Creative Arts, Divorced/Widowed, Dying/Sick/Hospice, Ecospirituality/Nature-based, Elderly/Mature, Energy Work, European Cultures, Grief and Loss, Group Spiritual Direction, Health Care, Homeless/Low Income, LGBTQIA+, Mindfulness/Meditation, Non-Traditional Healing, People with Disabilities, Sports, Women's Issues, Young Adults
I am passionate about creating space to facilitate ones connection with their inner most being and wisdom in both individual and groups settings. As we learn to listen and move with awareness, be more compassionate and present with ourselves, and allow Divine Presence our paths become more clear. We can more easily connect with the wisdom/ holy that is always present and engage in our lives most authentically. My titles include: Spiritual Director/Companion, Interfaith Chaplain, Seeker, Artist, Facilitator of Awareness, Arts for Awakening, Ritual, Healing and Women Circles, World Traveller, Life Partner, Mother, Grandmother, friend and Ally. Ordained and Endorsed as an Interfaith Minister by Chaplaincy Institute. (CHI) 2017. My education includes: Certificate in Spiritual Direction (2015) and Interfaith Studies (2017) from CHI., BS Occupational Therapy with Minor in World Religions 1985. Certificate in Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement 1996, Cross Cultural Sound Healing 2005. Ongoing studies include but not limited to Feminine Spirituality, Social Justice, Sacred Sound and Sound Healing, Meditation, Awareness building and Presence. I have worked in Healthcare Settings as an OT for 30 plus years. In 2018 completed a 15 month CPE Residency/Internship at Seattle's VA Hospital where worked on Palliative Care and Hospice Teams as well as throughout hospital with Vets and Staff. I have organized and facilitated workshops, ritual and women's circles for 4O years with intention of allowing space for people to explore tools learned primarily for self exploration, self love and self compassion through movement, creativity, sound and presence.
James Peterson
Sunnyvale
CA
English
Christianity
Christianity
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion, Supervisor
408-431-3240
Amanda Petersen
Phoenix
AZ
English
Spiritual Independent
Christianity, Interfaith, Spiritual but Not Religious, Spiritual Independent
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion, Supervisor, Life Coach
602-315-5723
Addiction, Corporate/Workplace, Creative Arts, Dying/Sick/Hospice, Education, Elderly/Mature, Grief and Loss, Group Spiritual Direction, LGBTQIA+, Mindfulness/Meditation, Women's Issues
My passion is to create the space where you can listen deeply the Wisdom. I work with people from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs. My style is contemplative, intuitive and reflective of your wisdom and experience. I honor your unique path. I am founder of Pathways of Grace, which has been in existence for 15 years. Through Pathways I offer: * spiritual companioning * soul coaching – working with you through transitions or finding ways to explore and integrate your beliefs into your life. * a 6 month training in Deep Listening (Spiritual Companioning) Explore and Connect, * group spiritual direction, * supervision, * support for business owners, those in leadership roles and those with spiritual direction practices * a variety of workshops. My experience includes spiritual direction, soul centered life coach, pastor, hospice chaplain, feng shui practitioner, writer and artist .I have been practicing spiritual direction for over 24 years and have been a coach for 12 years. I have been adjunct faculty at several spiritual companioning trainings. I love to explore how creativity and the inner life combine. For more information www.pathwaysofgrace.com For the Explore and Connect Training: www.pathwaysofgrace.com/spiritual-listening-training
Dawna Petersen
Tucson
AZ
English
Christianity
Christianity, Interfaith, Interspiritual, Spiritual but Not Religious, Spiritual Independent
Spiritual Director, Spiritual Companion, Supervisor
812-272-5404
Creative Arts, Divorced/Widowed, Dying/Sick/Hospice, Elderly/Mature, Grief and Loss, Group Spiritual Direction, LGBTQIA+, Physical or Sexual Abuse

Spiritual direction is a ministry of compassionate presence. Deep listening and invitational questioning are touchstones for me and for my directees in growing compassion toward ourselves, toward others and toward creation. I welcome you from any faith tradition or none in exploring your spiritual path. I am welcoming and affirming of LGBTQ persons. My spiritual direction training is from the Benendict Inn in Indiana and the Academy for Spiritual Formation; my supervision training was with Lucy Abbott Tucker. I enjoy using the labyrinth and expressive arts in my practice. I offer individual and group direction and supervision in person in Tucson AZ. or online. You may contact me at the phone number above or at [email protected]

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The information in Find a Spiritual Companion is supplied solely by the providers themselves and is not checked, verified or warranted by SDI. Members that join SDI pay specified annual membership dues. They are listed in this guide as part of their membership benefits. Any and all SDI members who request to be listed are included. As a general rule, no one is excluded. SDI does not provide training, certification, or credentials for spiritual directors, chaplains or life coaches. SDI does not pre-screen or evaluate members before they are put on the list. SDI DOES NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY OF THE LISTED MEMBERS. By accessing and using this list, I accept responsibility for interviewing and selecting a suitable spiritual companion.

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