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Spiritual Direction Training
United States of America

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The labyrinth at Kanuga

This two-year course is for Professionals and Individuals who want a deeper spiritual life. The purpose of this training program is four-fold:

  1. To train and certify people to be Spiritual Directors in the Jungian, Mystical, Dream, and Christian Tradition
  2. To help professionals and others integrate the spiritual dimension into their chosen vocation
  3. To honor lay and ordained Spiritual Directors
  4. To offer Spiritual Direction Training that is open to the wisdom of all faith traditions, east and west

There are three four-day weekend intensives per year in residence at Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, NC. The remainder is distance learning. Entry times are March 1 and September 1 of each year.

The Program is Designed For:

Intensive Themes:

Small Group Experiences

Ancient Forms of Spirituality Relevant to Our Day

The dream, the Labyrinth, the Jesus Breath Prayer, Desert Spirituality, Celtic Spirituality, Enneagrams, Typology, Centering Prayer, Guided Meditation, Journaling Writing, Mythology, Fairy Tales, Poetry, Silence and Ritual, the Holy Grail, and Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Grounding In

Spiritual Discernment, Jungian Psychology, The Feminine Face of God, Group Spirituality, Care of the Soul, Mind/Body, Other Religions, and the best in Literature, Tapes and Video.

Teaching and Certification

Methods of teaching include: Didactic, Experiential, Case Study, Dialogical and Meditative. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion. CEU’s are available from NASW or The Haden Institute.

Spiritual Direction Training - USA Faculty

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Cost - beginning 2017

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