Below are several useful resources for learning about spiritual guidance supervision.
The articles listed below can be found in back issues of Presence journal, which can be ordered through the secure online store.
|Castley, Paul, MSC. "Supervision: A Contemplative Approach." Presence Volume 5.3.|
|Cleary, Miriam, OSU. "A Societal Context for Supervision." Presence Volume 4.2.|
|Conroy, Maureen. "Ministry of Supervision, The: Call, Competency, Commitment." Presence Volume 1.3.|
|Creed, William. “Supervision Plus Reflection: A Way to Form Spiritual Directors.” Presence Volume 4.1.|
|Eckerman, Carol. “Images, Words, and Spiritual Direction.” Presence Volume 9.2.|
|Edwards, Tilden. "Immediate Givenness to God in the Spiritual Direction Relationship.” Presence Volume 1.2.|
|Fisher, Kathleen. “Working with the Emotions in Spiritual Direction: Seven Guiding Principles.” Presence Volume 12.3.|
|Huff-Fletcher, Dodie. "Being at Home: Supervision of the Spiritual Director Using the Enneagram." Presence Volume 12.1.|
|Jorgensen, Susan. "Peer Supervision: One Model." Presence Volume 2.1.|
|Ruffing, Janet. “An Integrated Model of Supervision in Training Spiritual Directors.” Presence Volume 9.1.|
|Ruffing, Janet. “Developmental Incongruence: When Directors and Directees are at Different Levels of Psychological and Spiritual Development.” Presence Volume 5.2.|
|Ruffing, Janet. "Encountering Love Mysticism: Issues in Supervision." Presence Volume 1.1.|
|Wirth, Steve. "Reflections on Power Issues in the Training of Spiritual Directors." Presence Volume 3.1.|
|Wirth, Steve. "Shifting the Focus of the Training Conversion." Presence Volume 1.2.|
The following books have been hyperlinked to Amazon.com to facilitate your review of the materials for supervision and in the formation and training of supervisors. A survey of Spiritual Directors International members and faculty in formation and training programs identified these resources as particularly helpful.