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OPA Integrative Consulting Skills in Sedona


  • Sedona, AZ, 86336 United States (map)

Early Registration extended to June 7th but we are more than half full. Register asap if you’re interested.

This dynamic residential retreat program, designed for professional astrologers, offers a unique and transformative consulting skills training so that you can offer a skillful, healing astrological consultation.

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We will explore

  • how to create a supportive environment

  • effective communication skills

  • how to develop rapport and empathy

  • finding the right balance between engaging the client in dialogue and giving the reading

  • diversity and cross-cultural awareness

This process requires mindfulness, inner work and deepened awareness on the part of the astrologer. We can’t just learn how to communicate differently; it is essential we deepen and transform personally, reflecting on personal issues and bias that may influence our client interactions.

We will explore common challenges related to ethics, boundaries, and the unconscious effect of language, personal beliefs and philosophies as we deepen both awareness and practical skills.

Begins Thursday, July 25 @ 7 pm with dinner & introductions (check in @ 3 pm)

Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm (morning yoga/swimming/hot tub/hikes optional)

Monday, July 29: check out by 11 am and return home, refreshed & inspired

This training is part of OPA’s (Organization for Professional Astrologers) Certification Program and is co-taught by Kay Taylor and Alexandra Karacostas, each of whom have over 30 years experience as consulting astrologers. They created this program — and previously taught Consulting Skills for ISAR (International Society for Astrological Research). Learn more about OPA’s Certification Program

You may be a brand new astrologer, about to launch a practice, or one with many years of experience. All who have taken this training were transformed in their approach and confidence level.

First registrants may choose to stay at the beautiful home where we will hold the retreat. Others may stay at nearby airbnb’s or hotels. Cost will be for the training + lodging & food additional.

Consider adding some travel days in Sedona before or after the retreat to take advantage of the amazing vortex energies, hiking and local offerings. Generally folks fly into Phoenix and rent a car. We will help you coordinate arrivals/departures and carpooling.

Investment: $750 Early Registration includes shared lodging, breakfasts, lunch, opening night dinner & training. ($875 June 1st and later)

Click the link below to indicate your interest. Registration will be through OPA. Link will be activated soon. Email here for now and you will get first opportunity to register.


To learn more about becoming a Certified Astrologer with OPA - Organization for Professional Astrology - click here.