Global Spiritual Life at NYU hosts 70 Spiritual Life Advisors representing various traditions, denominations, and groups. Spiritual Life Advisors are faith and spiritual leaders, some ordained and some lay, who serve the NYU community as club leaders, pastoral counselors, and liaisons to congregations in the New York City Area. These Spiritual Life Advisors represent over 35 different faith traditions and denominations, and reflect the racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities of the communities they serve globally.

Many Spiritual Life Advisors are also available for immediate pastoral care needs in the hours listed hereIf you need immediate support from an SLA, please do not hesitate to reach out. 

Bhakti Yoga Spiritual Advisors

Geetanjali, a young brown woman with long dark hair and large black glasses, smiles softly at the camera.

Veṇu Gītā Devī Dāsī

Spiritual Life Advisor

Bahá'í Spiritual Life Advisors

Sepideh smiles at the camera, holding a camera with a large lens in her hand.

Sepideh Behzadpour

Spiritual Life Advisor

Buddhist Spiritual Life Advisors

Doyeon, an East Asian woman, smiles at the camera. She is wearing a gray and white robe.

Rev. Doyeon Park

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Qalvy wears a gray suit and speaks into a microphone.

Rev. Qalvy Grainzvolt

Spiritual Life Advisor

Catholic Spiritual Life Advisors

Father Bieter, a white man with wire framed glasses,  smiles at the camera in front of greenery.

Father Isaiah Beiter

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Emily, a white woman with dark brown hair, smiles widely.

Emily Carroll

Spiritual Life Advisor

Isabella stands outside wearing a white dress. She smiles with a hand on her hip.

Isabella Padilla 

Spiritual Life Advisor

John, a white man with blond hair and clear-framed glasses, wears a light blue shirt and smiles.

John Bartee

Spiritual Life Advisor

Fr. Dickie stands in a church, smiling and wearing priest's clothing.

Fr. Clement Dickie

Spiritual Life Advisor

Noah, a white man with blue eyes and dark hair, wears a blue shirt and smiles softly.

Noah Boehm

Spiritual Life Advisor

Ranita, a brown-skinned south-asian woman with dark hair, smiles at the camera in front of a gray background.

Ranita Muriel

Spiritual Life Advisors

Hindu Spiritual Life Advisors

Sangeetha, a brown woman with dark hair and eyes, smiles at the camera. She is wearing red lipstick and stands in front of a green plant backdrop.

Sangeetha Kowsik

Spiritual Life Advisor

Humanist Spiritual Life Advisors

Nori, a middle-aged white woman with peach, geometric eyeglasses smiles from the corner of the photo. She is in a vehicle packed with belongings. An orange cat stares at the camera from above her shoulder, taking up most of the frame.

Nori Rost

Spiritual Life Advisor

Interfaith Spiritual Life Advisors

Natalie, a black woman with dark hair, smiles widely at the camera. She is wearing a black blazer and maroon lipstick, standing in front of a tan wall.

Natalie Renee Perkins

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Jewish Spiritual Life Advisors

Emily, a pale-skinned woman with brown curly hair and large eyeglasses, smiles at the camera. She is in front of greenery and wearing a green shirt.

Emily Aronson

Spiritual Life Advisor

Muslim Spiritual Life Advisors

In a black and white photo, Faiyaz looks off camera and speaks into a microphone, assumedly to a crowd. He has dark hair and a beard, and wears wire-rim glasses and a suit without a tie.

Faiyaz Jaffer

Spiritual Life Advisor

Amira, a woman with curly hair and olive-y brown skin, smiles at the camera from an office. She is wearing a cream-colored sweater and pink lipstick.

Amira Shouman

Spiritual Life Advisor

Pagan/Eco-Spirituality Spiritual Life Advisors

Jeffrey, a white man with thick, black glasses and short dark hair, smiles at the camera from inside a restaurant. He is wearing a plaid shirt.

Jeffrey Keefer

Spiritual Life Advisor

Sikh Spiritual Life Advisors

Satjeet, a brown skinned woman with long dark hair, smiles at the camera. She is wearing a black blazer over a simple white blouse.

Satjeet Kaur

Spiritual Life Advisor

Protestant Christian Spiritual Life Advisors

Paul, a Black man with a beard and black glasses, smiles at the camera.

Paul Adams

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white man with short, dirty blond hair and a short bears smiles in a dimly lit room from in front of a wooden door. He is wearing a white t-shirt.

Brandon Brooks

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A middle-aged asian man with cropped dark hair and black eyeglasses smiles, closed-mouthed, in front of a white background. He wears a purple polo-style shirt.

Kenny Chau

Spiritual Life Advisor

A Black man with rectangular glasses and low-cut dark hair stands in front of a brick building, smiling. He wears a beige suit jacket with a pocket square over a slightly unbuttoned pink button-down shirt.

Brandon Dunkley

Spiritual Life Advisor

Abigail, a white woman with shoulder-length blonde hair, laughs at the camera. A colorful background is behind her and she is wearing a white t-shirt.

Abigail Fields

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with gray-streaked hair, large eyeglasses, and a red winter coat, smiles at the camera from in front of greenery.

Cindy Jordan

Spiritual Life Advisor

An asian man with black hair and a medium-length gray goatee smiles at the camera, seated on stone steps and wearing a white button down shirt.

Stephen Ko

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with light brown hair smiles at the camera in front of a light blue backdrop. She wears peach-colored lipstick, a blue detailed blouse, and a black cardigan.

Chelsea Lee

Spiritual Life Advisor

Alison, a white woman with light brown hair, smiles broadly. A tree is visible behind her.

Alyson McClain

Spiritual Life Advisor

A young white woman with light brown hair wears a black blouse and smiles in front of a stone structure and trees.

Deborah Misiaszek

Spiritual Life Advisor

A middle-aged Asian man with gray hair, small round glasses smiles. He is wearing a green plaid shirt and a black jacket.

Joseph Pang

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A white man with short blond hair and large black glasses smiles at the camera. He is in front of a beige wall and wears a charcoal-gray button-down shirt.

Jared Parsons

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with short brown hair smiles in front of a dark background, wearing a priest's robe and collar, with a green stole overtop.

Megan Sanders

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A brown-skinned man with curly dark hair and a thick beard smiles at the camera. He is in front of many trees, wearing a dark blue collared shirt.

Mollar Shokralla

Spiritual Life Advisor

A round-faced asian man with short dark hair and thin glasses laughs. Wooden slats are visible behind him. He wears a gray hoodie, a Burgundy t-shirt peeking above its collar.

Cristobal Tong

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white man with short brown hair laughs, holding his son on his shoulders. The child's face is out of frame but he is wearing denim coveralls. Lachlan, the man, wears a white t-shirt and a long necklace with a cross pendant, as well as a gold wedding band.

Lachlan Warrell

Spiritual Life Advisor

Faith, a young Asian woman, smiles at the camera in front of a scenic mountain background.

Faith Yi

Spiritual Life Advisor

A brown-skinned woman with gold-rimmed glasses smiles at the camera, orange flowers behind her.

Veeka Adams

Spiritual Life Advisor

Jason, a white man with dark blond hair, smiles at the camera from in front of flowering tree. His shirt's blue collar peeks above his camouflage hoodie.

Jason Casper

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Hanna, an Asian woman with dark hair and eyes, looks off camera as she speaks at an event.

Hanna Chung

Spiritual Life Advisor

Stephen, a white man with dark blond/light brown hair, smiles at the camera. He is wearing a heavy, black coat and stands in front of a river and a city skyline.

Stephen Erich

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Graham, a white man with short light brown hair and low facial hair, smiles while standing in front of out-of-focus greenery. He wears black eyeglasses and a navy blue sweater with a light blue collar of a shirt sticking out at the top.

Graham Girard

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

An Asian woman with dark hair stands in front of a wood and brick backdrop, smiling widely. She is wearing a gray quarter-sleeve shirt and jeans.

Jennifer Kim

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A middle-aged Asian man with dark hair and wire-rimmed glasses wears a suit and smiles in front of greenery.

Daniel Lee

Spiritual Life Advisor

A young Asian man with black hair smiles at the camera, a white brick wall behind him. He is wearing an orange and black plaid shirt and his white undershirt peeks out from the unbuttoned top buttons.

Raymond Low

Spiritual Life Advisor

A brown-skinned man with black round glasses smiles at the camera. He is wearing a blue, long sleeve shirt depicting a Dali painting, a black baseball cap, and a long rope necklace with a turtle pendant.

OJ Mendoza

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white man in a gray shirt and a zipped up leather jacket stands in front of a nature skyline and smiles at the camera. He has dark hair styled in a quiff.

Joey Misiaszek

Spiritual Life Advisor

A young Asian woman with dark-to-light brown ombre hair smiles at the camera in front of a cinderblock wall, wearing a teal crewneck sweatshirt.

Shinne Park

Spiritual Life Advisor

Natalie, a black woman with dark hair, smiles widely at the camera. She is wearing a black blazer and maroon lipstick, standing in front of a tan wall.

Natalie Renee Perkins

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with shoulder length, light brown hair laughs while sitting on a park bench. She wears jeans, a light blue button-down shirt, and a priest's collar.

Becca Seely

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with long brown hair with highlights, smiles in front of greenery. She is wearing a long gold necklace and a green blouse.

Megan Terrell

Spiritual Life Advisor

A tan-skinned woman with long, dark, wavy hair smiles while leaning on an outdoor stair railing. She wears a floral shirt, jeans, and a gray cardigan.

Karina Vazquez

Spiritual Life Advisor

A tan-skinned Asian woman with collar bone-length black hair smiles at the camera. Potted plants on a table are visible behind her.

Vinny Wong

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Trevor, a pale-skinned man with dark hair, smiles at the camera.

Trevor Agatsuma

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

Cindy, an asian woman with dark hair styled in a short asymmetric bob, smiles from in front of a natural stone rock-face. She wears a black and blue striped blouse and large eyeglasses.

Cindy Chau

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with light brown hair smiles from the corner of the frame, a stone historic site visible behind her. She wears a black jacket and a purple scarf with dangly earrings.

Lauren Davis

Spiritual Life Advisor

Sarah, a white woman with glasses and long, brown hair, smiles at the camera., She is seated on a stone seat in front of greenery and is wearing denim shorts and a blue top with a colorful scarf around her neck.

Sarah Esselborn

Spiritual Life Advisor

Sam, a white man with red hair, brows, and low facial hair, smiles closed-mouthed in front of a gray-blue background.

Sam Gryzwa

Spiritual Life Advisor

A young, tan-skinned Asian man with trendy round glasses laughs in front of a white background. His cream-colored sweatshirt peeks out above a green shirt jacket.

Billy Kim

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A middle aged Asian woman with short black hair wears a gray, vertically striped blouse, smiling in front of a dark gray photo backdrop.

Mona Lee

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white man with dirty-blond hair and glasses laughs at something off-camera. He wears a heavy black jacket and a blue plaid scarf. He has low cut facial hair.

Brendan Mahar

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A young white woman with ombre brown hair smiles at the camera. She is wearing a white dress with red embroidery over the chest and standing in front of dark greenery.

Grace Mescall

Spiritual Life Advisor

A bald Asian man with tan skin smiles at the camera, wearing a formal black suit.

Caleb Muhn

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A young, bald, tan-skinned asian man with rectangular glasses smiles from in front of greenery. He wears a black t-shirt, an unbuttoned blue button down, and a black backpack.

Daniel Park

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with dark, curly hair, laughs at the camera. She is wearing a scrappy black tank top and stands in front of an out-of-focus building.

Tara Rifkin

Senior Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with brown hair laughs, holding a fluffy golden-brown dog.

Michelle Shokralla

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white man with salt-and-pepper hair wears rectangular glasses, smiling in front of a lower Manhattan skyline. He wears a red zip-up hoodie over a black t-shirt.

Matthew Terrell

Spiritual Life Advisor

A white woman with short blonde hair sits in front of a window, head in hands, smiling. She has dark glasses and wears a blue cardigan.

Lisa Voth

Spiritual Life Advisor

A young, pale-skinned, Asian woman with long dark hair pulled behind her ears, smiles widely at the camera. She wears an oversized blue button-down over a white t-shirt and jeans.

Haeun Yang

Spiritual Life Advisor

Please note: if you cannot find a Spiritual Life Advisor that meets your religious or spiritual needs, or if you are a student who is studying away at a global site and you would like to be connected to a Chaplain at NYU, please contact the Office of Global Spiritual Life