Counseling and Relationships

This certificate introduces astrological counseling as a profession and the ethical, psychological, and communication issues involved in becoming a successful interpreter and practitioner.

All courses at Kepler College are taught in English unless noted otherwise. Proficiency in English is required for all students.

By the end of this certificate, students will have mastered the following:

  • how to locate various relationships, contact needs and abilities in the natal chart.
  • learn communication skills that contribute to effective counselling.
  • solve ethical dilemmas and differentiate astro-consulting from other healing and helping modalities.
  • learn how to focus on specific areas of inquiry raised by the client and deliver helpful information using effective non-astrological language.
  • the use of comparisons and composites in evaluating relationships.


Counselling Issues in Astrology – (RC210) OR Consulting Skills (RC211) is required for both the Professional Diploma (KPDA) and the Counselling and Relationship Certificate. Both courses are 10-week courses.

Introduction to Counselling and Consulting Skills classes require live attendance.

To complete the Counselling and Relationship Certificate, you will need an additional  20 weeks from the courses below.

  • Working with Parents and Children – (C202)
  • Family Patterns and Chart Interpretation – (C203)
  • Illuminating Relationships II: Composite & Davison Charts – (C204)
  • Relationships 101 – (C205)
  • Illuminating Relationships – (C207)
  • Jupiter & Saturn: Cycles of Development – (E207)


Faculty: Karen McCauley, Alex Trenoweth, Dorothy Oja,  Cornelia Hansen, Joseph Crane, Enid Newberg, Inga Thornell