Maria Tattu Bowen, PhD, has twenty-seven years’ experience offering spiritual direction. She has formed and supervised spiritual directors in a cross-cultural context for more than twenty years. Co-founder of Together in the Mystery, Maria trains supervisors from around the world in partnership with San Francisco Theological Seminary and trains spiritual directors with their Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction program; Fairfield University’s Spiritual Direction Formation program; and CenterQuest.
Maria has contributed essays to Supervision of Spiritual Directors: Engaging in Holy Mystery (Morehouse, 2005); Sacred is the Call: Formation and Transformation in Spiritual Direction (Crossroad, 2005); and Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry.
She complements her doctorate in Christian spirituality and masters in applied spirituality with body-centered spiritual direction modalities including inner-relationship focusing and intuition medicine.
Maria offers spiritual direction and supervision both long-distance and in-person in Morro Bay, California, USA.