WHO WE ARE

Jean Sayre-Adams, RN M.A.

Resident Spiritual Director

Jean trained as a nurse in the USA, developing an interest in the healing arts.  She played a lead role in introducing Therapeutic Touch to the UK. She received teaching in spiritual and interfaith work and spiritual direction through the Nine Gates programme in San Francisco.  While there she worked on the Alternative Therapies Unit at the University of California, playing a leading role in healing work amidst the unfolding AIDS crisis in the early 1980’s.  She is also an expert in the theory and practice of the Enneagram for spiritual development.  She has worked with many renowned teachers of healing and spirituality and integrates these teachings into her work. 

Rev. Prof. Stephen G. Wright

Resident Spiritual Director

Stephen had a long and distinguished history in academia and as a nurse in the British National Health Service, gathering lots of glittering prizes along the way and with many publications, conference presentations and other works to his name.  Some of his books, focusing on healing, spirituality and poetry are available on this website.  He has been blessed by significant training in the presence of several renowned teachers and at the Interfaith Seminary.  He is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Cumbria, Member of the Iona Community and committed to deep spiritual practice. He is a facilitator of retreats and a consultant to organisations developing the practice of healing, compassion, spiritual care, leadership, conflict resolution and staff support.  He is an ordained interfaith minister and spiritual director and brings a rich experience of spiritual practice from many faiths to his work.

Rev. Dr. Mark Radcliffe

Spiritual Director

Mark qualified as a doctor in Sheffield in1988 and has worked in psychiatry and psychotherapy in the NHS for 25 years.   His role is working alongside those with mental health and emotional issues and he has developed and taught programmes of psychological awareness to multidisciplinary teams.  He has also trained as an Interfaith Minister and spiritual counsellor and was ordained in 2010. He has been a supporter of the Foundation for many years, helping to run retreats on Iona and also developing retreats for staff and carers run through the mental health chaplaincy where he works in West Yorkshire.  He draws upon a rich personal experience of work and open-hearted awakening to offer individual and group support.

The Trustees

Jean Sayre-Adams

Stephen G. Wright

Mark Radcliffe

Jasper Weldon

Michael Boustead

Bernie Fletcher

Jules Weldon

Cliff Panton

The Sacred Space Foundation

Fell End, Mungrisdale, Cumbria, United Kingdom, CA11 0XR

Registered charity No. 328449