Kerry Wilson, an experienced Spiritual Director in Guelph since 1997, sees herself as a “spiritual midwife” who helps to hear others’ spiritual journeys into being. Listening deeply, with one ear on God and the other on her directee, she holds safe space for going deep. Kerry offers one-on-one spiritual direction, supervision of other directors, workshops and retreats for adults, youth and children and has been a guide in the Ecumenical Week of Guided Prayer since 1996. She is also a guest director/retreat facilitator/workshop leader at Loyola House Retreat Centre, Guelph.
Kerry has a passion for youth spirituality and has been a youth leader and Covenanted Spiritual Companion with Harcourt, then Dublin St. United Churches 2006 – 2019. She has also volunteered with the Ecumenical Campus Ministry at the University of Guelph teaching spiritual practices and leading a spirituality group, and is co-author of Encounters – a series of digital spiritual exercises for youth.
As a daughter, mother and wife, Kerry is a passionate, ongoing student of the school of life, having taken life’s hardships and woven spiritual threads through them. She has training in the concepts of Applied Mindfulness, Embodied Spirituality, Spiritual Body Work & Movement Prayer, IFS, Youth Spirituality, Grief Work, The Work that Reconnects, Feminist Spirituality, Labyrinth Leadership, the Enneagram, Dream Work, “Praying in the Messiness of Life”, “Media Devina”, Creativity & Spiritual Direction, and has homeschooled her children with a spiritual focus for 12 years. Kerry is part of Guelph’s Eccumenical Christian community, is a member in good standing of Spiritual Directors International, abiding by their ethical standards, and has attended many SDI courses, workshops and conferences. Spiritual Direction & Supervision are available by appointment only on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.