Resources - TSFC

Resources - Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre

Articles and links for your professional development

We offer practical learning to help people in their spiritual journey through forums, discussions, retreats, spiritual direction, and educational certificate programs. We facilitate networking with those in ministry and lay ministry while providing resources to help professional development.

Ethical Practices

Article   Private Practice   TASD

As you seek to develop and grow your practice, it is vital to continue to be ethical toward the directees you are already seeing.

Experiencing a Retreat in Daily Life

Article   Spiritual Formation

For many people, the idea of taking a month, a week, or even a weekend to go on retreat seems like a distant and unattainable luxury. Life is busy for all of us, but for those who are in the beginnings of their journey of spiritual formation, the rewards of spending time in contemplation are...

Location and Clientele

Article   Private Practice

The first point of decision as you contemplate starting your own spiritual direction practice is location. You can consider renting office space in a building; renting space in your Church or opening up an office in your home. Each comes with advantages and disadvantages.

Spiritual Direction Agreement

Document / Download   Private Practice

Read the Spiritual Direction Agreement that outlines the Spiritual Director's roles and responsibilities, the process of Supervision through The Canadian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC) and the Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors' Code of Ethics and Standard of Practice.

Spiritual Direction Introduction

Article   Document / Download

Spiritual direction is a spiritual discipline which has been a source of nurture for Christians for centuries. It is a form of soul care which offers an individual the opportunity to meet another Christian for the purpose of examining his/her relationship with God. Director and directee meet...

Spiritual Director Certification Information

Private Practice   Website Resource

The Purpose of Certification for the Spiritual Director is to recognize, by way of the certification process, those who have acquired an acceptable standard of training, skills, and effectiveness as a Spiritual Director.

Starting a Private Practice Common Questions

Article   TASD

Read about the seven preliminary questions to get started on your journey to learning how to create your own private practice in Spiritual Direction. Learn more about how to start a private practice from Charles and Beverly Browning, Lynn Grodziki and Bruce Tallman.

Starting a Private Practice in Spiritual Direction

Article   Private Practice

A private practice in spiritual direction will be as unique as the spiritual director is unique. Just as you are to provide hospitality to directees, you are to provide hospitality to your unique self as you venture into starting up a private practice.  Therefore, it is vitally important to...

Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors Best Practices

Article   TASD

Best practices are the minimum standards of professional practice and conduct for members of the Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors (“TASD”) and are the preferred technique or approach for achieving a valued outcome in Spiritual Direction.

Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors Code of Ethics

Document / Download   TASD

The following sets out the Code of Ethics for members of the Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors, hereafter known as the TASD.

Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors Membership Form

Document / Download   TASD

Qualified individuals who wish to join the Association at the different levels of membership may email the application form to: web [at] tasd [dot] ca

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