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CPA London

The Centre for Psychological Astrology

CPA LondonThe CPA provides a unique workshop and professional training programme, designed to foster the cross-fertilisation of the fields of astrology and depth, humanistic, and transpersonal psychology.
The world-renowned Centre for Psychological Astrology was founded by Liz Greene and Howard Sasportas in 1983.

Aims

The Centre for Psychological Astrology offers a professional training course in psychological astrology. The main aims and objective are:

a) To provide students with a solid and broad base of knowledge both within the realm of traditional astrological symbolism and technique in the field of psychology, so that the astrological chart can be sensitively understood and interpreted in the light of modern psychological thought.

b) To make available to students psychologically qualified case supervision along with background seminars in counselling skills and techniques that would raise the standard and effectiveness of astrological consultation. It should be noted that no formal training as a counsellor or therapist is provided by the course.

c) To encourage investigation and research into the links between astrology, psychological models and therapeutic techniques, thereby contributing to and advancing the already existing body of astrological and psychological knowledge.

History

The Centre for Psychological Astrology began unofficially in 1980 as a sporadic series of classes and seminars offered by Liz Greene and Howard Sasportas, covering all aspects of astrology from beginners’ courses to more advanced one-day seminars. In 1981 additional evening courses and seminars by other tutors were interspersed with those of Liz and Howard to increase the variety of material offered to students, and Juliet Sharman-Burke and Warren Kenton began contributing their expertise in Tarot and Kabbalah. It then seemed appropriate to take what was previously simply a random collection of astrology classes and put them under a single umbrella so in 1982 the “prototype” of the CPA - the Centre for Transpersonal Astrology - was born, with the administrative work handled by Richard Aisbitt, himself a practising astrologer.

In 1983 the name was changed to the Centre for Psychological Astrology, because a wide variety of psychological approaches was incorporated into the seminars, ranging from transpersonal psychology to the work of Jung, Freud and Klein. The Diploma Course was eventually created, with additional tutors joining the staff. The Centre continued to develop and consolidate its programme despite the tragic death of Howard in 1992, when Charles Harvey became co-director with Liz Greene. Richard Aisbitt continued to manage the administration until 1994, when the burden of increasing ill health forced him to restrict his contribution to beginners’ and intermediate classes. At this time Juliet Sharman-Burke took over the administration for the Centre. Richard himself sadly died in 1996.

At the beginning of 2000, Charles Harvey tragically died of cancer, leaving Liz Greene as sole director. In the new Millennium, the CPA continues to develop along both familiar and innovative lines, always maintaining the high standards reflected in the fine work of its former co-directors.

Current Planets
29-Aug-2015, 06:13 UT/GMT
Sun5Virgo36'38"9n27
Moon28Aquarius21'10"9s22
Mercury1Libra57' 4"2s07
Venus15Leo42' 7"r8n34
Mars13Leo2'13"17n59
Jupiter3Virgo51'37"10n54
Saturn28Scorpio52' 7"18s05
Uranus20Aries3'26"r7n13
Neptune8Pisces29' 5"r9s09
Pluto13Capricorn9' 8"r20s55
TrueNode1Libra7'35"r0n27
Chiron19Pisces51'17"r0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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