This collection of links could be helpful if you are a counselling astrologer. In dealing with clients, it's helpful to have some resources that complement your astrology consultations that can give you information, insight, other perspectives and places to refer clients when they need more help than we can give them. Here are a few that you may find helpful.
Jo-Anne Corbeil, MTC (added December 2010)
Jo-Anne Corbeil is the founder of Espritedu (now the Ontario Psychotherapy and counseling Program and Referral Service; see link and description below). She is located in Toronto, Canada, and offers workshops, psychotherapy and counseling, as well as supervision support to other therapists and counselors. Her website shares some of her articles and a podcast of her interview with Gabor Mate, author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction.
Michele Toomey is a social psychologist who has developed an anti-sexist approach to psychology. Her site is full of articles about self-empowerment, communication, assertiveness, boundaries, integrity and accountability, especially in the area of relationships. Although her material focuses primarily on women's issues, it can also be enlightening for the men in their lives who want to understand women's psychology better. It's also a wonderful resource for anyone who finds themselves in repeating patterns and wants to strengthen their self-esteem. In addition, Michele has a range of commentary on world and political issues and concerns that provide intriguing and enlightening food for thought.
(Formerly: Espritedu) This is a school that offers both psychotherapy training and therapy services in Toronto, Canada. Their approach is in-depth, spiritual and very down-to-earth. If you are in the Toronto area and are looking for a therapist, or want to get in-depth training as a therapist, this school can be a valuable resource for both.
Zen Tactics (added June 2010)
If you are having trouble with anger, depression, self-esteem, or relationship issues, it might be traced back to your childhood experiences. This site offers practical personal development skills to help you deal with these problems and others that stem from child abuse. Learn about the many ways that child abuse can affect you throughout your life through the site's many articles, newsletter and free e-book report.