Berkeley since 1994, and prior to that was the Academic Dean. Dr.
Phillips is keenly interested in how we live our faith in daily life,
drawing insight from the diverse fields of the social sciences, biblical
spirituality, and practical theology. She is a trained spiritual
director and sees individuals for spiritual direction, teaches and
writes in the field, serves as supervisor for spiritual directors, and
consults for Christian organizations. Dr. Phillips enjoys teaching and
speaking in many settings. In addition to being a regular contributor to
summer classes at Regent College, she teaches at the Graduate
Theological Union, Fuller Theological Seminary (Northern California),
and San Francisco Theological Seminary (the program in the Diploma in
the Art of Spiritual Direction). Dr. Phillips sits on the Board of Governors at Regent College and on the editorial boards of Radix and Presence magazines, and the journal Reflective Practice. Her most recent book is Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction.
With her husband Steve, she worships at First Presbyterian Church of
Berkeley, and has served there as an elder.
- SPIR 567 - Prayer and the Spiritual Life
Media & Publications
- Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction – Book Publication
- Garden or Circus? Metaphors We Live (and Die) By – Audio Publication
- Shhhh! The Art of Listening in an Inattentive Culture – Audio Publication