Spiritual Directors International

The Home of Spiritual Companionship

Spiritual Companions

And the Benefits of Membership

Whether you are just beginning a formation or training program, or have been a spiritual companion for decades, you will find many resources available on the SDI website, just for you.

Below are some quick links to information you may find useful, but there is so much more!


Read through the Web Library of books on spiritual companionship, see what kind of language others use in describing what spiritual companionship is, or view over fifty videos focusing on as many aspects of spiritual companionship.

Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Companionship: SDI publishes this quarterly journal with articles, poetry, art, and book reviews relevant to spiritual companionship and spiritual companions. You can receive Presence by becoming a member, or by subscribing to the journal.

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct: find out more information on ethical guidelines in spiritual companionship.

Engagement Agreement: view a sample of an engagement agreement you could set up with your spiritual seekers.

Comparison Chart of Helping Relationships to help potential spiritual seekers identify the right helping relationship for them.

Seek and Find Guide: How are people seeking a spiritual companions finding you? This online, interactive, global map lists members of SDI who are available to provide spiritual companionship. Everyone is welcome to become a member and has the option to have their name listed.

Educational Events: SDI hosts educational events each year. Find out how you can attend, or submit a proposal to present a workshop.

Everyone interested in the spiritual companionship is encouraged to join the SDI global learning community. Become a member today!

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