Breige O’Hare was trained as a spiritual director by the Jesuits at Manresa in Dublin and holds a MA in Pastoral Theology and a Certificate in Counselling from QUB. Breige has worked in spiritual direction and adult faith development for over fifteen years. She is based in Belfast, where she recently helped establish well.com, a Christian Centre for Psychological and Spiritual wellbeing, with Rev Alan Lorimer, a Methodist minister and CBT therapist. She also offers one-to-one sessions, group programmes and retreats for adult Christians in various locations in UK/Ireland. 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).