Get to know those who are a part of our network in Arizona! We have a variety of people who are involved in ministries including spiritual direction, pastoral ministry, counseling. leadership development, retreat ministry, and more.
If you are looking for a Spiritual Director, we’d also suggest perusing the Evangelical Spiritual Directors Association website. (see below) They’ve done a great job of putting together a great directory of Spiritual Directors – some are local to Arizona and others, who live around the country, are available to meet over Skype or by phone. http://www.graftedlife.org/esdaWhat is Spiritual Direction?
Spiritual Direction Student, Entrepreneur, Writer
Britt is a second year student in Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction as well as the Living School for Action and Contemplation. He is currently pursuing a master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Theological Seminary Arizona. He is available for no-cost Direction Sessions.
Spiritual Director, Speaker
Joel is a graduate of Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and is on pastoral staff at Vineyard Community Church – Gilbert. He is available for Spiritual Direction sessions in person in the Gilbert area, or via FaceTime/Skype.
Spiritual Director, Pastoral Caregiver/Mentor, Formation Group Facilitator, Retired Associate Pastor
Robbie is a recent graduate (April 1, 2019) of Leadership Transformation’s Selah Spiritual Direction training. She is retired from 16 years as associate pastor at 2 churches in Phoenix, AZ. She received her MA degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Phoenix Seminary in 2001. She served as full time staff with Cru Ministries from 1974—1993, where she grew in her heart for discipling women. Robbie has been happily married to Steve for 43 years and enjoys serving with him in his work with Crown Financial Ministry. She is the mother of 3 grown sons, 3 delightful daughters in law and 6 grandchildren (so far!).
Robbie is available for in person and online spiritual direction appointments. She is especially passionate about supporting women in ministry leadership and loves to facilitate spiritual formation groups for women leaders.
Spiritual Director, Speaker, Retreat/Workshop Leader
Lauretta is a trained director and is trained in accompanying others through the Ignatian Exercises. She is also trained in Inner Healing prayer and has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling. She is available for in-person or online appointments.
Spiritual Director, Retreat / Workshop Leader, Pastor
Debby is a Graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary and Chrisitan Formation and Direction Ministries who offers spiritual accompaniment to individuals, couples and leadership teams. Available to meet for spiritual direction.
Kim de Beus
Kim, a trained spiritual director through Christian Formation and Direction Ministry of Arizona (CFDM), creates safe and supportive space for deep listening. Available for spiritual direction, enneagram work, Ignatian exercises, centering prayer, lectio / visio divina as invitations to explore both a crisis of faith or deeper ways of dwelling. She practices in the central Phoenix area.
Spiritual Director, Retreat/Workshop Leader/Speaker
Toni is a trained Spiritual Director from the SELAH Program sponsored by Leadership Transformation Inc. Toni provides direction that is trauma informed, contemplative in nature, Trinitarian- focused and biblically based.
Toni lives in the Northwest Area of Phoenix and is currently available to provide direction in-person or through an online go to meeting platform.
Spiritual Direction Student, Teacher, Writer, & Editor
Christine is a graduate from Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction. She offers spiritual direction to women in person in Surprise and via FaceTime. Christine is also a veteran secondary teacher who has a Master of Science in Global & International Education.
Pastor, Spiritual Director, Speaker, Retreat Leader
Matt is a trained Spiritual Director through Sustainable Faith’s 2 year journey. He also has 2 Master’s degrees in Organizational Leadership and in Spiritual Formation. He grew up as a wild middle child in rural Illinois where mentors helped Matt to see that God is calling everyone to an abundant and adventurous life in Christ. For over ten years Matt has been a pastor in TX & IL, a speaker and retreat facilitator in CA & CO. He has worked with multiple non-profits in the areas of leadership development and spiritual formation.
David Hammerslag, PhD
Spiritual Director, Speaker
David is a graduate of Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and an elder at Wonderful Mercy Church in Gilbert, where he is a privileged to preach from time to time. David is passionate about helping people know and experience the incredible love of the Father. He is available for Spiritual Direction sessions either in person in Chandler or via phone or Skype.
Spiritual Director, Pastor, Speaker
Roger is a trained Spiritual Director through Leadership Transformations: Selah. Roger lives in the Glendale, Arizona area and is available for Spiritual Direction, Spiritual Formation Coaching, Speaking, and accompaniment in the Ignatian Exercises. Roger is available for Spiritual Direction or Spiritual Formation Coaching sessions either in person in Glendale or by Skype or Zoom.
Spiritual Director, Writer, Speaker, Retreat Leader
Sharon is a graduate of Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and lives in the Glendale, Arizona area. Sharon is available for Spiritual Direction, Spiritual Formation Coaching, Speaking, and accompaniment in the Ignatian Exercises.
T. L. Landgraf
T.L. is a graduate of Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and the pastor at Carefree Vineyard Church. Along with De, his wife, they founded It’s For Freedom a ministry focused on inner healing, deliverance and spiritual direction. T.L. is available for spiritual direction in person or video chat, speaking engagements and leading retreats centered around spiritual formation.
Spiritual Director, Pastoral Counselor
Lee is a graduate of Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and is on the pastoral staff at Wonderful Mercy Church, Gilbert Arizona. He is available for Spiritual Direction sessions in person in the Gilbert/Mesa/Chandler area, or via FaceTime/Skype.
Spiritual Director; Retreat Leader for pastors, church leaders, and pastoral/church staff; Hospital Chaplain: specializes in grief work, trauma healing, and end-of-life care.
Workshops: Journaling, Lectio Divina, and Contemplative Prayer; facilitating the journey of sojourners in finding a way to move through a inner roadblock into God’s Realm of Heaven in the here and now and be about their soul’s destiny; Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation from Ashland Theological Seminary; in person, via phone, or FaceTime.
Spiritual Director, Retreat Leader, Speaker, Pastor
Danny is an instructor in Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and is available to meet for direction.
Spiritual Director, Pastor, Retreat Leader, Speaker
Adam is a graduate of Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction and serves as the Director of Regional Ministries with KidZ at Heart. Adam resides in Anthem, Arizona, and is available for Worship Leading, Preaching, Soul Care Retreats and Spiritual Direction.
Spiritual Director, Writer, Speaker, Retreat Leader, Founder of Women’s Organizations
Donna is a warm woman of faith and accomplishment. Co-Founder of Spiritual Formation Society and former Board Member of Phoenix Seminary. She is the host of the Quiet House in Scottsdale, available for private retreats. Donna connects with and encourages women of all ages in their spiritual life. Donna resides in Scottsdale.
Spiritual Director, Speaker, Author, Retreat Leader, Pastor/Leader.
Richard is a Graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary and serves as Director of Spiritual Care for Music Serving the Word ministries. He received his Spiritual Direction and Supervision training at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago.
Sheri is available for spiritual direction in person in Mesa and Gilbert, and also via FaceTime. She is a graduate of The School of Sustainable Faith and has a master degree in Counseling.
SFSAZ associate for spiritual formation, minister of spiritual care at Discover Hope
LuAnn has a long history of caring for bodies and souls in life-altering and traumatic moments as a nurse, and now as a spiritual director, she creates an atmosphere of warmth and soul hospitality in a safe and confidential space. Trained as a spiritual director in the Selah program/Leadership Transformations, Inc., she is available for Spiritual Direction in person, or remotely.
Cristi A. Soiya
Cristi is an Arizona Licensed Professional Counselor & Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor in Scottsdale. She is a graduate of Ottawa University with a Master of Arts Degree in Professional Counseling. Cristi received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago-her hometown. Cristi is a Christian Counselor serving the needs of the community for individual, family, and couples counseling with children, teens, and adults.
Janice is an experienced spiritual director, teacher for Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction, speaker, pastor’s wife/church planter, and graduate of Arizona State University (Journalism). She is available for spiritual direction and accompaniment in The Ignatian Exercises.
Carol’s personal journey of integrating faith, family and career enables her to bring a wealth of understanding and experience to the Spiritual Direction relationship. Carol is a former psychologist and Pastor’s wife. She is co-author of The Intentional Woman and a graduate of Christian Formation and Direction Ministries. Carol resides in Chandler, AZ.
Dr. Ted Wueste
Pastor, Spiritual Director, Director of the SFSAZ, author, speaker, retreat leader
Available to meet for spiritual direction and also able to give references for other great local directors.
Note: this list is intended to help you connect with a Spiritual Director or Counselor. Please do not use this list for any other purposes. In addition, the SFSAZ is not responsible for discerning if a particular person is the best fit for you. Each person in this directory is responsible as a solo practitioner of spiritual direction or counseling ministry and not an employee or staff person of the SFSAZ.
If you are a Current Professional Society Member, you are eligible to receive a ministry listing on this page.