Directory of Spiritual Directors

If you are a spiritual director and would like to apply to be part of the Community, please go to the Community page 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.

Your search produced 171 results

  1. Rev Bruce Batstone (Anglican)

    • England, London – North West
    • Skype, Email, Zoom
    Give Spiritual Exercises; interest in contemplative practice and moanastic spirituality; LGBT+; donations welcome
  2. Natalie Baxter Strange (Anglican Ignatian)

    • Belgium
    • Skype, Email, Zoom
    I am an Anglican whose training is rooted in Ignatian Spirituality. In accompanying others, I seek to provide a creative and contemplative space. The visual arts and creation are ways that I readily connect with God. As well as offering the 19th Annotation, I train spiritual directors and offer supervision.
  3. Julia BEE (Christian)

    • England, Oxfordshire
    • Facetime, Email, Zoom
    An experienced Spiritual director, I enjoy meeting people of all faiths and none to discuss possibilities of working together and am always open to discuss possibilities of working together in a variety of different ways. As a guide for the Ignatian Exercises and a spiritual director who also offers grief recovery work and end-of-life spiritual care, I am available through FaceTime, WhatsApp and phone, as well as face-to-face meetings at my home and occasionally elsewhere. For further details of my ministry,go to: www.life-encounter.com.
  4. Georgie Bell (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. I currently have no availability in 2019
  5. Judith Bendkowski (Anglican)

    • Essex, London - Central
    Please note: I am unable to take on new directees at this time. 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.
  6. Ms Philippa Bird (Anglican, Christian, Franciscan)

    • England, London West
    • Email, Zoom
    A Franciscan tertiary, I draw inspiration from ancient and contemporary practice in the Christian spiritual tradition and modern psychological insights. I offer spiritual direction at the London Centre for Spiritual Direction and in West London and seek a donation of £30 per session to cover my supervision, spiritual direction and CPD.
  7. Juliet Birkbeck (Roman Catholic)

    • England, Manchester
    • Zoom
    I am a counsellor in private practice with a background in education. I am part of the network of Jesuit prayer guides and am beginning a ministry as a spiritual director. As a queer Catholic I have a particular calling to work with other LGBT people of faith as well as with people questioning their place within their faith communities for a whole range of reasons. I recently completed the Spiritual Exercises but am not trained to offer them. Donations accepted.
  8. Jane Blackall (Unitarian, free Christian)

    • Website
    • England, London - East
    • Skype, Zoom
    I offer a particular welcome to unaffiliated spiritual seekers, and those on the fringes of Christianity, and create space to honestly express and explore struggles, questions, or doubts in relation to faith. I warmly welcome directees across the LGBTQIA+ spectrum of gender, sexuality, and relationship diversity. For more see: www.heartandsoulwork.co.uk
  9. Chris Blakeley (Anglican)

    • England, Hampshire, London - Central
    • Skype
    I work with people seeking a ‘deepening’ of their ‘listening’ (head, heart, body) and intimacy with God. I am a Benedictine Oblate and draw on Ignatian Spirituality. I am also a leadership coach and accompany people wherever they are on their spiritual journey. Qualified in Organisational Psychology, Spiritual Direction and Christian Counselling.
  10. Alison Blenkinsop (Church of England)

    • England, West Sussex
    • Skype, Email, Zoom
    I'm a member of Pagham Church (CofE) and active in my local community. I am a retired midwife and widowed, with a heart for the bereaved and single households. I am inspired by Celtic worship and love music, reading and creative writing. I completed Portsmouth Diocese's Spiritual Direction course in 2020.

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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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