Directory of Spiritual Directors

If you are a spiritual director and would like to apply to be part of the Community, please go to Resources and Links to download a membership application. If you are searching for a spiritual director, we also offer a service where our Referrals Co-ordinator, who is also the Warden of the Community, will help you think through what you are hoping for, and will offer suggestions about an appropriate director from our Community. It’s a confidential service, and a free one. Please make initial contact by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phoning the Centre on 020 3837 5291.

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  1. Judith Alderton (Anglican)

    • 07986 648028
    • England, Kent
    • Facetime, Zoom
    I am an Ignatian trained spiritual director offering on-going spiritual direction at my home in Hythe, and online or telephone for those unable to find a director local to them. I aim to offer a welcoming space for people wanting to explore their spiritual life, whatever their background. I have experience of being a prayer guide on Weeks of Accompanied Prayer and am available to give the Spiritual Exercises by the 19th Annotation
  2. Amanda Allchorn (Baptist, Ecumenical)

    • 07929 339240
    • Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London - Central
    • Skype, Email
    I trained at the LCSD, and offer Spiritual Direction by Skype, email and face to face. From a senior professional background, being an ‘empty nester’ and a new Granny, I am especially interested in accompanying other women in the ‘second half of life’. I am semi retired and have an Ecumenical background.
  3. Ms Catherine Armstrong (Anglican Ecumenical)

    • 07910 871067
    • England, London - Central, London - East
    • Skype, Zoom
    I have an interest in discernment, prayer, encouraging lay ministry and mental health. I am a WAP guide and supervisor, and can lead open door retreats. I have learned that listening and encouragement within a prayerful sacred space is essential for health. I have an MA in Christian spirituality, am a Tutor on the Encounter course and a Bishop of Stepney’s advisor for prayer and spirituality. I have a suggested amount for donations negotiable for those on benefits and very low incomes.
  4. 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.
  5. Polly Arthur (Christian)

    • 07447 658323
    • England, London - Central, London - North
    I am trained as an Ignatian spiritual director. I offer ongoing spiritual direction and the 19th annotation. I work for the Diocese of London providing courses in pastoral care. I enjoy enabling people to reflect on their relationship with God and to become more aware of him in the midst of life.
  6. Jane Baker (Charismatic/Contemplative/Evangelical)

    • 07766 218656
    • England, Surrey
    • Skype, Zoom
    My particular interests as a Spiritual Director are in our Celtic Christian roots, noticing God in the everyday of life and creation, and I enjoy working with creativity and images and pictures in prayer and reflection. I completed my training years on the Encounter course at LCSD and welcome anybody who seeks to explore their spirituality and deepen their walk with God. I see people at my home in Woking or at St Columbas.
  7. Alison Balaam (Ecumenical)

    • 01243 776553
    • 07759 597042
    • England, Sussex
    • Email
    Before training as a spiritual director I was a counsellor for 20 years. I have wide experience of bereavement, loss and relationship breakdown and I am particularly interested in working with those who feel that they have been damaged by the church or by their experience of faith.
  8. Clare Balfour RSCJ (Roman Catholic)

    • 07736 361 808
    • England, London West
    • Skype
    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. I have experience of using Skype in order to meet with my directees.
  9. Sonya Barrow (Christian Anglican)

    • 07729 028828
    • England, Surrey
    • Skype, Email, Zoom
    I trained with the London Centre , been influenced by the Jesuit imagination, the profound truths in the Bible and the joy of the charismatics . This, together with a background in psychology, social work and teaching gives me a heart for those who wonder where they belong ! And who are asking the little and big questions about where God is in it all. I am happy to do spiritual direction by phone or using zoom, whats app or Google duo or Skype.
  10. 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.

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The Community of Spiritual Directors comprises those who, in offering this ministry, have agreed to abide by the Centre’s Code of Practice.

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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