SPIRITUAL DIRECTION - YEAR THREE
Level Five: Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life
General manifestations of psychological and spiritual experiences are explored for understanding differences and similarities when working with individuals in spiritual direction. Students have an opportunity to participate in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius as a retreat in everyday life. This is a transforming experience for seekers and directors alike.
Level Six: The Practice of Spiritual Direction - Going Deeper
In this course, advanced spiritual direction skills are fine tuned and experienced, focusing on specific demographics and scenarios. Students will also learn to incorporate how the arts, music, meditation, imaging, imagining, solitude, and silence foster self-actualization in the spiritual life of the directee and the director.
Level Seven: Peer Supervision as Ethical Practice
Each student will end their spiritual direction training with this level. Ethical standards for a spiritual director, according to Spiritual Directors International, requires that all practicing directors seek supervision on a regular basis. The class will meet for three months to learn the principles, importance, format, and gift of peer supervision. Students will engage in actual sessions with one another to process their practicum experience.
The Charlotte Spirituality Center does not discriminate against qualified applicants or students on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identification, sexual preference, marital status, veteran status, or ability, and abides by the Non-Discrimination Policy set in place by law.