Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction
Intensive Program (SDIP)

Learn to go deeper in your listening for the Spirit.

Available to both local and distance students, our Spiritual Direction Intensive Program (SDIP) is a one-year (10-credit) program designed for those who have training in contemplative listening in a sister discipline (e.g., counseling) or who already have a Spiritual Direction certificate are are seeking more training. Students in the SDIP program take five courses over three semesters, participate in two Wisdom School Retreats, meet with 2-5 directees, and receive peer and individual supervision.

Applicants will typically have:

  • at least 2 years of experience in a ministry that requires deep contemplative listening
  • at least 2 years of contemplative practice/training
  • at least 1 year of receiving monthly spiritual direction
  • an interview with the co-directors of the Spiritual Direction Graduate Certificate program

Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction Intensive Program DetailsCurriculum, Practicum