Brèige O’Hare (BSc, BAgr MA) has nearly 20 years experience as a spiritual director. She is now based in well.com, a Christian Centre for Psychological and Spiritual wellbeing. Trained by the Jesuits in Manresa House, Dublin, she has an MA in Pastoral theology and a Certificate in Counselling from QUB. She works with lay and ordained people, offering one-to-one sessions, as well as reflective prayer and learning experiences and retreats for groups and congregations.
Breige is author of two books, The Nearness of God: Rediscovering God’s Love and Longing (Shanway Press 2011) and Whole Parish Catechesis: Faith development for the Faint Hearted (Columba Press, 2005). Her research into growth in relationship with God is used internationally in the training of spiritual directors. She has worked extensively in training and formation in many settings, most recently in the 2014⁄16 STEPS…in spiritual direction, based in Edgehill Theological College.