Counselling & Spiritual Direction in Vernon, BC

We foster a trusting, intimate environment for freedom, wholeness and sacredness in all of life.

Ministry Leaders/Clergy

We provide counselling and spiritual direction to support you and the faith communities you serve. We offer a secure and unique environment where ministry leaders can risk disclosure and seek wholeness and strengthening of their personal lives.
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Faith Groups

Engage us for learning assistance, seminar or retreat facilitation / leadership. We have experience and passion in recognizing that each group has a unique potential for spiritual depth and realizing that potential is special and possible!
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Seekers (faith not required)

People are at different stages of brokeness and wholeness. We are committed to creating an environment of trust, warmth and healing for all levels of 'faith' is something special.
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Retreats/Speaking Engagements

We plan and facilitate spiritually led retreats in many contexts. Our heart for delivering keynote resonance at spirit-lead speaking engagements are often highlights of our year.

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Garry Schmidt is…

  • Grounded

    Those closest to him will tell you that Garry has a calming (non-anxious) presence. There is a sincere peace and way about him that is a contagious blessing to those he works with.

  • Real

    The honest, truly lived life is rare, and Garry’s passion for being open and honest about himself is a gift in his counselling and ministry to others.

  • A Soft Heart for Others

    Garry’s heart for people all across the spectrum of faith and Christian denominations is ever-present and the driving force behind his ministry at Directions.

  • Located in Vernon, BC

    The beautiful Okanagan valley is where Garry currently hangs his hat, often wears his hiking boots and rides his motorcycle. His endeavors have taken him around the world to several institutions of theology and opportunities of ministry. His availability is not limited to his current location but he is open to offering his services through remote communication tools such as Skype and email and some travel.

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