Gretchen Daniels, BSN, MDiv, SD

Gretchen Daniels, BSN, MDiv, SD

Spiritual Director

Gretchens' focus areas include:

  • Spiritual Direction
  • Dream Analysis
  • Contemplative Retreat Leadership
  • Spiritual Formation Groups

about gretchen

Gretchen raised her family in the San Francisco Bay Area, and calls the North Bay her home. Following a passion to promote optimal flourishing of the human spirit, Gretchen left nursing to pursue education in spiritual formation. She is certified in Spiritual Direction and Contemplative Retreat Leadership through the Journey Center in Santa Rosa and also holds an MDiv (Master of Divinity) degree with a concentration in Spirituality from San Francisco Theological Seminary. Additionally, Gretchen is currently pursuing an MA in Jungian depth psychological approaches to the soul.

Gretchen brings a wealth of understanding to her practice through her prior nursing career with families and babies chaplaincy work; and over 10 years of experience with Dream Analysis.

Gretchen’s focus areas include Spiritual Direction, Dream Analysis, Contemplative Retreat Leadership and Spiritual Formation Groups.

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Spiritual Direction supports the emergence of one’s True Self in relationship to the Sacred. The process of Spiritual Direction not only assists in uncovering one’s own dynamic spirituality, but also brings a deeper discovery and sense of personal value, purpose and meaning.”