“Consider your origin. You were not formed to live like brutes but to follow virtue and knowledge.” ~ Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
Join Kara Catrelle, Certified Vedic Astrology and *Jungian Analytic therapist, as we dive into a deeper layer of knowledge. In the Beginner's Course you learned about the history of Vedic Astrology (Jyotisha) and the characteristics of planets and houses. In this course, the meaning of the signs will be shared with you as well as planetary dignities, aspects, nakshatras, and more!
Kara's knowledge is unique in the sense that she combines Jungian concepts with classical Vedic Astrology to create a comprehensive practical tool for greater self-awareness. She also acknowledges that we are primarily unconscious based on the findings of neuroscience. By connecting to nature, we can connect to the unconscious contents of our being revealing repressed material and ancestral influences. Nature has a deep relationship with the unconscious because it is not altered by the conditioning of our ego which is the dominating force of the conscious mind. The further we move away from nature, the more we lose connection with our soul and spirit.
Astrology recognizes that nature, i.e. the cosmos in this case, is influencing our emotions, thoughts, and behaviors at all times, and that our birth chart is a blue print for understanding our most authentic nature and life purpose. By combining Vedic Astrology and Jungian psychological tools, Kara has developed a system of psychological and spiritual insight that helps people become more conscious of the unconscious patterns and influences from birth to today. While we cannot control everything in life, the more conscious we become about ourselves first, the less we are in the grips of fate.
In this course you will learn:
- Sign placement and their meanings
- Nakshatras - deeper layers of knowledge
- Dashas - seasons of change
- Atmakaraka - calling of your soul
- Ishtadevata - deity to bring protection and prosperity
- Software options for personal and professional use
Who can benefit from this course?
Anyone interested in becoming more self-aware and better at making day-to-day personal decision. Also, anyone who would like to incorporate astrology into their personal or professional lives can greatly benefit.
*C. G. Jung (1875 -1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist who pioneered various psychological techniques and research aimed at understanding the depths of human suffering. He was once a student of Sigmund Freud and broke away due to fundamental disagreements. He is known for creating methods of analysis that give expression to the archetypal imaginal realm of our existence. Methods such as dreams, active imagination, myth, fairy tales, free association, fantasies, visions, art, astrology, and tarot are "mystical" tools for interpreting symbol and providing us insight on our path toward individuation (wholeness).
Kara Sophia Catrelle, PhD Student, MSW, LCSW, owns and operates a holistic private practice specializing in Jungian Psychotherapy, Vedic Astrology (Jyotisha), Ayurveda, Tarot, and Relationship Coaching. Ms. Catrelle has over 20 years of experience in the mental health field. She earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social work from Loyola University-Chicago (MSW @ Carthage Program) with specialized training in Clinical Sex Therapy and Couples Counseling post-graduate and Ayurvedic training in Kerala, India. She returned to the United States and pursued Ayurvedic Wellness Consultant Certification from Maharishi University of Management (MUM) which included additional studies is Quantum Physics, Ayurvedic Cooking, Pulse Diagnosis, Aromatherapy, Vedic Astrology (Jyotisha), Hatha Yoga, Sthapatya Vedic Architecture, and Sanskrit. Ms. Catrelle also completed coursework in Depth Psychology with an Emphasis in Jungian & Archetypal Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. She is a NAMA-approved PACE provider and certified Ayurvedic practitioner and has studied at various Jungian-based Institutes throughout her career applying psychoanalytic principles as the foundation of her work with clients. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Sexology at the Institute for Clinical Sexology & Hypnotherapy in Miami Shores, FL.