Directory of Spiritual Directors

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  1. Judith Alderton (Anglican)

    • 07986 648028
    • Kent
    I am an Ignatian trained spiritual director offering on-going spiritual direction at my home in Hythe. I have experience of weeks of Accompanied Prayer. I am available to give 19th Annotation.
  2. Catherine Armstrong (Ecumenical)

    • 07910 871067
    • London - East
    I have an interest in Discernment, prayer, encouraging lay ministry and mental health. I have an MA in Christian Spirituality and I am a Tutor on Encounter. I have lived for 35 years in the East End and have learnt that listening, encouragement, and sacred space is essential for good living.
  3. Esther Aronsfeld (Jewish)

    • 07855 251255
    • London - Central, London – North West
    I am an ordained Interfaith Minister and Spiritual Director from a Jewish background. I work with people who don’t consider themselves religious, but long for meaning, clarity and direction. I lead retreats for CARM; courses in Jewish spirituality for Christian groups. My background includes management training, coaching and bereavement support.
  4. Polly Arthur (Christian)

    • 020 7359 2571
    • London - Central, London – North West
    I trained on the Ignatian Course at the ISC. I offer ongoing spiritual direction and can accompany people through the Igantian Spiritual Exercises (19th annotation). I lead quiet days and retreats and accompany people on weeks of guided prayer. I work for the Diocese of London providing courses in pastoral care. I offer an open space where people can discern and reflect on their life with God. I can assist on Weeks of Accompanied Prayer.
  5. Clare Balfour RSCJ (Roman Catholic)

    • 07736 361 808
    • London West
    I belong to a religious order within the Ignatian tradition. I have several years’ experience of spiritual accompaniment, of accompanying eight day and 30 day Ignatian Spiritual Exercises and of accompanying 19th Annotation. I am happy to work with all denominations.
  6. Dr. Jennie Barrow (Christian)

    • Gloucestershire
    I am a Tutor on the Gloucestershire Course and I see directees near Brecon (Powys, Mid Wales). My interests are Celtic and Contemplative spirituality, and New Monasticism. As a retired GP, I am drawn to the work of healing and wholeness :also to work with those “on the margins”, especially those who struggle to find a home within traditional Church. I am willing to assist on weeks of Accompanied Prayer.
  7. Victoria Bathurst (Anglican)

    • 07966 519 969
    • London - South, Sussex
    I trained in Spiritual Direction at the Centre. I am a painter and am particularly interested in the use of images and the imagination in contemplative spirituality.
  8. Julia Bee (Christian)

    • 01929 618004
    • Oxfordshire
    • Skype, Email
    I am a guide for the Ignatian Exercises, spiritual director to an eclectic mix of clients, an oblate of the World Community for Christian Meditation, also a Soul Midwife (end-of-life spiritual care) and a volunteer hospital chaplain. I am always open to an initial meeting to discuss possibilities of working together.
  9. Georgie Bell (Heskins) (Church of England)

    • London - Central
    My training was on the Ignatian Spirituality Course. I have been a hospital chaplain and a theological educator working in areas of biblical studies, spirituality and ministerial formation. I am an Anglican priest and have a PGCert in Psychosynthesis Counselling.
  10. Judith Bendkowski (Anglican)

    • 07771 984 955
    • Essex, London - Central, Sussex
    My faith and faith tradition and my approach to those seeking accompaniment is inclusive. I have experience of accompanying new and young Christians, those discerning their vocation, ordinands, clergy and others whose faith has been developing for many years. I accompany 19th Annotation Ignation retreatants.

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Disclaimer: The information in this directory is provided by those whose names and information appear here. While many and even most here are known to us, the Centre cannot officially certify, recommend or endorse any listed here.

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