Kepler Certificate Program

Take courses at your own pace and pay as you go. For courses that lead to a certificate acknowledging your hard work, we will keep track of your progress. The time for the live sessions may be adjusted based on where members of the class are living. Most live sessions are held on the weekends or evenings.

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Certificate: Astrological Counseling and Relationships

Astrological counseling has unique features. This certificate requires 30 weeks of instruction. It provides students with a solid foundation of the considerations, issues, and ethics of astrological counseling and the ability to work with clients in the most common area of practice:

  • relationships,
  • one's own capacity for and style of giving and receiving love, and
  • the interactions of lovers, spouses, parents and children, and the family itself.

Astrological counseling as a profession has some unique features. In this course, students will be introduced to considerations involved in astrological counseling as a profession

Primary Instructors: Karen McCauley and Inga Thornell. Guests have included Claudia Dikinis and Robert Glasscock
10-week course

Throughout this course students will work on communication issues with clients, including organizing a session, delivering content, dealing with ethical issues and developing referral strategies.

Astrologers often treat a child's chart like an adult's, but there are definite differences you need to consider. 

INSTRUCTOR: Cornelia Hansen
5-week course

This is a wonderful chance to learn from one of the rare astrological experts in this field!  Based on a lifetime of work in the fields of astrology and child development, Cornelia has developed a new approach to looking at temperament using modern child development concepts. 

This course gives practical guidance for astrologers working with their own and clients’ family issues: parents, children, siblings, or extended relations.

Instructor: Joseph Crane
5-week course
No external text required, materials will be provided in the course

Family relationships form the background complexity of all of our lives: they set patterns that manifest in relationships with bosses and subordinates, close friends and intimates, and in our career and lifestyle choices. This course will go beyond the so-called “nuclear family” and also consider social, ethnic, and historical contexts of family life.

Before you can understand how two people's charts interact, look and see what challenges lie in the natal chart itself. 

INSTRUCTOR: Michael Bartlett
5-week course
No external texts required, materials will be available in the course

This course is designed to help you better understand how to work with the natal chart with regard to questions about relationships. It will help you improve your consulting skills and communication skills when clients come with the most common questions about their chart, for example: "Can this other person and I get along?" "How can I improve my relationships?" "Why am I having so much trouble with my co-workers?" 

Using Comparison and Composite Charts - Explore the Playmates and Playgrounds in Your Life!

Instructor: Diane Ronngren
5-week course

Our personal relationships with those we love and our intimate partners as well as in our families, communities, workplaces and other personal networks affect how we feel about ourselves. Relationships count heavily in our survival, sustenance, and shelter as well as our motivation to succeed. Explore the secrets of personal connections, of attraction and repulsion, and the chemistry that draws us to the playmates and playgrounds of our lives.