Welcome to The Association of Multifaith Spiritual Directors

At The Association of Multifaith Spiritual Directors, our mission is twofold – to set and uphold the highest standards in spiritual direction while fostering a culture of radical inclusivity. We believe in the transformative power of spiritual guidance for individuals from all walks of life and diverse spiritual backgrounds.

Why Standards and Inclusivity Matter:

In the rich tapestry of multifaith traditions, we recognize the profound impact that spiritual directors can have on the lives they guide. Upholding rigorous standards ensures excellence, while our commitment to radical inclusivity ensures that everyone, regardless of their spiritual journey, finds a welcoming space for growth and exploration.

Our Commitment to Excellence:

Our certification programs go beyond industry standards, aiming for excellence that reflects the diversity of spiritual paths. Meticulously crafted, these programs are designed to meet and exceed established benchmarks. Our esteemed faculty, comprised of experienced multifaith spiritual directors, is dedicated to nurturing an environment that respects and embraces the uniqueness of each spiritual journey.

Transparent Adherence to Standards:

Transparency is paramount in building trust. We provide comprehensive documentation outlining the standards each program adheres to, ensuring our commitment to excellence is visible and accessible. Through this transparency, we empower our community to actively participate in the continuous refinement of industry standards.

Radical Inclusivity:

In our community, radical inclusivity is not just a value; it’s a way of being. We celebrate the rich diversity of spiritual beliefs and practices, creating an environment where individuals from all backgrounds feel seen, heard, and valued. Our commitment to radical inclusivity extends to our programs, events, and initiatives, ensuring that the transformative power of spiritual direction is accessible to everyone.

Advocacy and Community Building:

Beyond standards and inclusivity, we actively advocate for the advancement of multifaith spiritual direction. Our community is a vibrant tapestry of voices, each contributing to the rich dialogue on inclusivity and standards. Through discussion forums, events, and initiatives, we build a community dedicated to shaping the future of spiritual direction in an inclusive and supportive manner.

Join Us in Elevating Standards and Embracing All Paths:

Whether you are a prospective student eager to embark on a journey of multifaith spiritual direction or an experienced practitioner committed to radical inclusivity, we invite you to join us. Together, let’s not only raise the bar for multifaith spiritual direction but also create a diverse and inclusive community that stands as a beacon of excellence in the sacred art of guiding souls.


Affiliate - $100

AMSD Affiliate membership is open to anyone who supports the mission of AMSD


Certified Multifaith Spiritual Director - $250

AMSD Certified Multifaith Spiritual Director are held to the highest industry standards, including a board panel review.


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