Spiritual Direction associations

Spiritual direction associations are listed below as either national or local associations.

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Australian Network for Spiritual Direction
The Network exists to encourage spiritual directors in their work, to nurture enquirers interested in spiritual direction and those who may be drawn to its practice, to provide regular gatherings and newsletters for their care and nurture and to support national, regional and local training programs.
Contact person:  The Secretary
1/81 Bimberi Cres, Palmerston ACT 2913
P. 0409 987 401
E. ansdinfo@gmail.com
 
Companions in the Ministry of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises
The Companions provides those engaged in giving the Spiritual Exercises the opportunity to enhance their understanding and practice of Ignatian spirituality.
Contact person: The Secretary
Companions in the Ministry of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises
PO Box 634
NIDDRIE VIC 3042
E.  secretary@companions.org.au
 
CSD Australia (Conference of Spiritual Directors Australia)
CSD Australia (formerly CRD Australia) is a professional association of spiritual directors committed to a contemplative approach in the ministry of spiritual direction. Their inspiration came initially from courses conducted by the former Centre for Religious Development in Cambridge, MA, USA.
Conference of Spiritual Directors
Contact person: Cecilia Rogers (Secretary/Treasurer)
PO Box 171
Surrey Hills Vic 3127
E:  secretary@csdaustralia.com
 

LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS

South Australia

The Ecumenical Spiritual Directors’ Association (SA)
The association provides ongoing formation and peer supervision groups for spiritual directors in South Australia who belong to the different Christian traditions and are otherwise attached to various national associations.
Contact person: Mary Cresp RSJ
202 Sir Donald Bradman Dr
COWANDILLA SA 5033
P. 0419 613 279
E. mary.cresp@bigpond.com

Western Australia

Spiritual Directors’ Network (Perth)
A network of spiritual directors sharing experience, information and professional development.
Contact person: Stephen Truscott
E.  stephen.truscott@fullnessoflife.org