Unit 4: Working with the Soul

Working with the SoulPut in place the skills to work with others as a Spiritual Director. We will explore the dark night of the soul, spiritual madness, spiritual emergencies and create a working model of the modern day mystic.


  • Higher purpose
  • Ego, personality and soul
  • Spiritual emergencies / madness
  • Dark night of the soul
  • Mystery and faith
  • Spiritual values and spiritual practice
  • Understanding the 'dark passions' and spiritual graces of the 7 chakras according to C. Myss
  • Dealing with when 'bad things happen to good people'
  • Difference between spiritual direction and psychotherapy
  • Spiritual Director role and counselling skills
  • Practicum, role-plays and integration
  • Closing ritual


With: Linda Kuschnir, Registered Psychotherapist  and Spiritual Director and Coach; Gord Riddell, Counsellor, Spiritual Director, Coach

Length: 8 weeks (24 hours)


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