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OPA recommends the following OPA Certified Astrologers

The certification criteria includes:

  • Skill and expertise in chart reading – not conditioned by the type of astrology practiced
  • Empathy and tolerance for clients, including effective delivery of contents
  • Ethics and reliability as individuals
  • Willingness to continue develop their knowledge and skills, and their practice in astrology


Gaye Alkan – Turkey

Instagram: @gaye_alkan
Contact: gayealkan@gmail.com

Certified 2021 to 2028

Gaye Alkan, ISAR Cap, is a professional astrologer. She studied a Traditional to Modern program at ASA, continued her studies into Hermetic Astrology with Aleksandar Imsiragic, Energy Astrology with Lea Imsiragic, Hellenistic Astrology with Chris Brennan, also studied Uranian Astrology. She currently serves as ISAR Operations Manager, CAPISAR Director of Certification, as the host of StarClub Turkish and one of the hosts of StarClub English, translates Ezine and moderates ISAR Turkey Social Media. Her articles are being published in Astrology journals, such as The Career Astrologer, ISAR Web Site and ISAR Journal. She is one of the speakers of ISAR StarClub, OPA Talks, ISAR 2022.


Burcu Cakir – Istanbul

Website: www.ElifBurcuCakir.com
Contact: brcckr@gmail.com

Certified 2021 to 2028

Burcu Cakir is a professional Astrologer who graduated from AstroArt Astrology School in İstanbul where she studied Traditional Astrology. She continues to work at the AstroArt Astrology School as a lecturer and co-editor of AstroArt Astrology School publications and prepares a program called #astrogündem for Astrology Television on YouTube. Burcu is editor and author of the weekly Astrology Magazine of Oner Doser’s Team in one of Turkey’s most widely read newspaper called Posta Gazetesi. Burcu is an OPA Certified Professional Astrologer, ISAR CAP and member of APAI.


Monica Dimino – Boston, MA

Contact: mhabled@aol.com

Certified 2011 to 2024

Monica Hable Dimino is a professional astrologer from Boston, Massachusetts with a large international clientele. She taught nursing at Bellevue Hospital in New York before moving to Caracas, Venezuela in 1958. Her astrological studies began in 1960 with a French tutor. In 1970 she started working professionally. In 1980 she designed a teaching program for astrology in Spanish. In 1988 she returned to the US where she became an active member of the American astrological community. Her focus is professional astrology, to bring better astrology to the general public and thereby gain greater respect as a helping profession.

Carol Dimitrov

Carol Dimitrov – Las Vegas, NV

Contact: cadimitrov@aol.com

Certified 2017 – 2024

Carol has been working to bring Astrology to the Las Vegas Community through Education for all levels of Astrological interest. Carol became a Certified Chiropractic Assistant, which included Applied Kinesiology and Touch for Health, after working in Social Services Involved with many other Astrological and Metaphysical Professional Organizations, she has completed the Ethics Awareness and Consulting Skills course from ISAR and is the current President of the local Las Vegas NCGR chapter, attending many conferences including the first I-Astrologer with OPA. Carol’s Tarot studies were completed with the Astrological Institute of Integrated Studies. She is listed in the book: 2016 United States Best, Most Honest And Most Popular Lightworkers. Carol is Outreach Director for OPA.


Öner Döşer – Turkey

Website: www.Astrolojiokulu.com / www.OnerDoser.com
Contact: onerdoser@gmail.com

Certified 2020

Öner Döşer, the founder of AstroArt School of Astrology, School of Astrology Publishing, and Astrology Television on internet, is an astrology consultant, author and lecturer. His studies represents an important trend in contemporary astrology: the blending of traditional and modern techniques and approaches. Öner is the writer and co-writer of 21 books, 9 of them have been translated into English. He is an OPA Certified Professional Astrologer and Turkish Satellite of OPA, ISAR Cap and member of APAI.


Louise Edington

Website: www.LouiseEdington.com
Blog: medium.com/@louiseedington
Facebook: Facebook.com/WildWomanUnleashed
Instagram: @cosmicowlastrology

Certified 2022-2029

Louise Edington has been studying and practicing Astrology as an interest for over 30 years and working professionally as an Evolutionary Astrologer since 2012. Known as the Cosmic Owl of Cosmic Owl Astrology, Louise loves to combine all of her passions as an Astrologer, writer, Shamanic Practitioner and certified Hypnotherapy and Past Life Regression Therapist. Louise helps clients regain a deep connection with the cycles of the Universe so that they create an extraordinary life experience. She provides Astrological counseling, Astrology classes and a Membership Community.

Louise’s two books, “The Complete Guide to Astrology” and “Modern Astrology: Harness the Stars to Discover Your Soul’s True Purpose” are available at all major booksellers including Indie outlets.


Susan Falk – New York, NY

Website: www.SusanFalkAstrology.com

Certified 2011 – 2024

I have been a practicing astrologer since 1979 and certified by ISAR in 2005 and by OPA in 2011.

I am an MSW and certified Social Worker and also a certified practitioner of Rubenfeld Synergy and served on Ilana Rubenfeld’s faculty. I have been a practicing pychotherapist and now combine my skills as a psychotherapist to my astrology counseling sessions.

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Maurice Fernandez – Sedona, AZ

Website: www.MauriceFernandez.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MauriceAstrology

Certified 2013 – 2024

Author of the booksNeptune, the 12th House and Pisces (New Edition), and Astrology and the Evolution of Consciousness—Volume One, is a leading Evolutionary Astrology counselor and teacher, currently based in Hawaii. Maurice currently serves as Vice President of The Organization of Professional Astrology (OPA). He directs a correspondence and on-location professional certification program and organizes spiritual retreats in sacred places around the world. He has organized several conferences in the US and Europe, notably The River of Stars in Hawaii (2011, 2015).


Linea Van Horn – San Francisco

Website: www.AstrologerAtLarge.com
Contact: Linea@AstrologerAtLarge.com

Certified 2021 to 2028

Linea Van Horn, C.A., NCGR-PAA Level IV, is the Astrologer at Large. Professional since 1998, Linea is Founder and President Emerita of the San Francisco Astrological Society (1992 – 2014). Formerly employed in the astrology Internet industry, Linea is an experienced astrological advisor, respected teacher, published author, and dynamic public speaker. She currently devotes herself to client work, teaching, writing, and community building in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is certified through the National Council for Geocosmic Research Professional Astrologer Alliance (NCGR-PAA) and the Organization for Professional Astrology (OPA). Member of AFAN, ISAR and OPA.


Aylin Bekem İzmir – Türkiye

Website: www.AylinBekem.com
Contact: aylin_yapici@hotmail.com

Certified 2022-2029

Aylin Bekem, ISAR Cap , is a professional astrologer, teacher and speaker from İzmir Türkiye. She graduated from ASA where she studied Traditional astrology blended with modern .She studied Hermetic Astrology with Aleksandar Imsiragic. She has consulting practice blending classical and modern techniques with evolutionary perspective. She makes speeches to raise the awareness about astrology in her community. She writes articles in türkiye’s most widely read newspaper from time to time.


Constanza Johnson – Santiago, Chile

Contact: constanzavictoria.cl@gmail.com

Certified 2023 – 2030

Constanza Johnson, is an academic with a major in philosophy who has devoted her knowledge and experience to the study of astrology as a discipline.

Conscious that astrology is a way to help people in the orientation of their current lives as well as a better understanding of the past, she has been a full-time astrologer since 2012, both in her native country of Chile and internationally. Her astrology work is based on both traditional Hellenistic and modern Western concepts. She is an OPA certified professional as of 2023.


Alexandra Karacostas – Chico, CA

Website: www.WisdomAstrology.com

Certified 2011 – 2024

Alexandra has studied astrology since 1975 and has a consulting practice, specializing in psychological, spiritual and relationship astrology since 1984. She offers consulting services, classes, and contributes articles and monthly columns to various publications, notably the Mountain Astrologer. In 1989, Alexandra co-founded and served as Vice-President of “Synsig”, an NCGR “Sig” group focusing on relationship astrology.

Alexandra is a certified trainer for ISAR’s Consulting Skills program, a group leader for OPA’s Professional Certification Program and is currently a Board member, her role focused on Publications and Organization Liaison.


Hande Kazanova

Certified 2022-2029

Hande is a graduate of Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics. She started studying astrology in The School of Wisdom of Sky between 2001 and 2003. Then, she completed her education on advanced level Traditional Astrology in the Astro Art School of Astrology and received her diploma.

She started to prepare the Astrology pages in YENİ AKTÜEL weekly Journal in March 2006. She prepared the astrology interpretations of Haber Türk Newspaper and Haberturk.com from March 2009 to September 2018. In 2016, she completed exam of the International Society for Astrological Research and received the title of ISAR CAP. She completed the Opa Peer Group studies, was certified by OPA and a member of APAI.

She participated in Astrology studies and events held in the international arena with his seminar titled “World and Economy in 2020” at the 2nd International Astrology Conference held in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018. She gives Financial Astrology Education and workshops and seminars in this field at Astro Art School of Astrology.

Hande Kazanova, who has been involved with astrology for nearly 20 years, is now on FOX TV with her weekly comments on the program called “Benden Söylemesi” on Sundays. She makes astrology comments on You tube channel called “Hande Kazanova İle Astroloji”.


Dvora Mivtsari – Tel Aviv, Israel

Certified 2013 – 2020

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Anne Ortelee – New York, NY

Website: www.AnneOrtelee.com

Certified 2017 – 2024

Anne is certified by the three major astrology organizations in the United States. She is certified by the National Council for Geocosmic Research (NCGR) as a Level 3 Astrologer. She is certified by the American Federation of Astrologers (AFA) as a AMAFA. She is internationally certified by the International Society for Astrological Research as an ISAR-CAP.

Anne’s volunteered as an Associate for the NYC Chapter of the NCGR since May 1995. She’s lectured at Astrology Conferences since December 1998. Anne organized a monthly Astrology Discussion Group in 1995 and an astrologically based stock investment club in 2000, achieving excellent annual returns using astrology.

Anne’s articles appear in various publications: The Ingress, Gaia, andThe NCGR Member Letter. Anne was the Recording Secretary for the Uranian Astrologers Special Interest Group for seven years. Anne currently serves as a director for the C. Jung Foundation in NYC and is the Finance Director for OPA.


Sandra Leigh Sergio – Boulder, CO

Website: www.SandraLeigh.com

Certified 2011 – 2024

Sandra-Leigh is a full-time, professional astrologer with a Master’s Degree in Psychology. For 26 years, she wrote a weekly astrology column for the Sun Newspapers in northeastern Ohio. She has over 25 years experience working with thousands of clients from all over the United States. Sandra-Leigh teaches, lectures, and makes media appearances and is certified by ISAR and as a professional astrologer. She has written for Llewellyn Publications and StarIQ. Sandra-Leigh lives in the Boulder, Colorado area where she currently serves as President of the Rocky Mountain Astrologers (ROMA). Previously, she was Vice President and Membership Chair for OPA (Organization for Professional Astrology), served twice on the AFAN Steering Committee and has been an OPA Group Leader since 2000 when the peer group format was implemented.


Taylor Shuler

Website: www.TaylorShuler.com

Certified 2023 – 2030

Taylor Shuler is an award-winning, Certified Professional Astrologer and host of the “On Thriving: Astrology & More with Taylor Shuler” podcast, and YouTube Channel. Taylor helps entrepreneurs and clients who are trying to figure out their true calling transition into living their purpose, building and scaling successful, sustainable businesses so they can thrive while making the world a better place. She blends Evolutionary, Traditional, Hellenistic and Modern lineages. Taylor has been a featured speaker for Kepler College, Organization for Professional Astrology, Synchronicity University, San Diego Astrological Society, Tucson Astrologers’ Guild, Sacred Planet, Black Sustainability Summit, and NORWAC.


Lori A. Smith – Mesa, AZ

Website: www.LASAstrology.com
Contact: lori@siriusmysteries.com

Certified 2021 to 2028

Lori is a lifelong student of the Ageless Wisdom Philosophy, which includes Esoteric Astrology and Esoteric Psychology. She began studying astrology while in her teens, and has been practicing astrology since the late 80s, after completing a diploma program, mastering the skills of basic astrology by hand. Between 1990 – 2008, her astrological studies led her from ‘Traditional,’ to ‘Transpersonal,’ and finally ‘Esoteric.’ She has practiced professionally as an Esoteric Astrologer since 2008. She has a background in Alternative Healing Therapies, Hermetics, and she has a Master’s Degree in Metaphysical Science. Lori has completed ISAR’s course in Ethics and Awareness and Consulting Skills.


Richard Smoot – Ann Arbor, MI

Contact: richard@richardjsmoot.com

Certified 2012 – 2024

Richard holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Human Services and a Masters of Public Administration degree. Having studied and practiced as a consulting astrologer since 1971, Richard is co-author of ISAR’s Consulting Skills Program; and a certified OPA group leader. In addition, Richard is Operations Manager and Assistant Treasurer for ISAR; publisher of the journal, ISAR International Astrologer; and serves on NCGR’s Board of Examiners. Richard’s emphasis in his client work is to develop and use client-centered consulting techniques with astrology to empower clients in determining their life.


Kay Taylor – SF Bay, CA

Website: www.KayTaylor.com

Certified 2017 – 2024

Kay Taylor is currently OPA’s President and offers a compassionate and transformational view of astrology, weaving together a unique integration of evolutionary astrology, intuitive mastery and the empathic spiritual psychology of psychosynthesis. Kay is ISAR CAP and NCGR Level II certified, and is an ISAR Consulting Skills trainer. Kay wrote for Astrology.com for many years, and a chapter for the OPA book The Professional Astrologer. Her book Soul Path Way was published in 2016. Kay resides in the SF Bay area and has maintained a thriving full-time practice for over 30 years.


Stephanie Telesco – Boise, ID

Email: Stephanie@StephanieTelescoAstrology.com
Phone: (208) 867-7277

Certified 2016 – 2023

Stephanie is an insightful astrological counselor. As an OPA Certified Professional Astrologer, Stephanie brings to her craft, her rich life experience and extensive study. Based in Boise, Idaho she has fostered greater insight and understanding for clients since 1990, translating the symbolic language of astrological charts.

OPA — Certified Professional Astrologer by Organization of Professional Astrologers
BA Stanford University MS Bloomsburg University
Member of the Organization of Professional Astrologers, Astrological Association of Great Britain & International Society for Astrological Research


Alice Thomas – Santiago

Website: www.AstrologiayTransformacion.com

Alice has been working as a clinical psychologist and astrologer for 30 years. She worked as a psychologist in private practice and also as co-director of the Institute for the Expansion of Human Consciousness . There she is part of the teaching staff of the Postgraduate training in Transpersonal Psychotherapy and the Diploma in Transpersonal Psychology.

She learned about and studied Astrology in 1991, a year before graduating, where she had the privilege of being a student of the Chilean psychologist and astrologer Gonzalo Pérez. To learn more about her biography as a clinical psychologist you can visit: www.transformacion.cl.

Since 2019, she has been a member of OPA (The Organization Of Professional Astrology) and Satellite (representative) for Chile. Same international organization by which she has been certified as a Professional Astrologer since February 2023.

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Angela Tiki – Athens, Greece

Website: AngelasCornerGR.blogspot.com

Certified 2017 – 2024

Angela is full-time astrologer for about eight years and practice in Athens but thanks to internet technology consults clients from various parts of Greece and other countries. Her approach the natal chart from a psychological point of view. By reinforcing the positive elements and by trying to eliminate the negative patterns, we automatically become masters of our lives.

Arlan Wise

Arlan Wise – Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Website: www.ArlanWise.com
Email: wisearlan@gmail.com
Phone: (508) 645-9292

Certified 2011 – 2024

Arlan Wise has worked as a professional consulting astrologer since 1978. She has been on the Board of Directors of OPA since 1994, serving two terms as president. She is currently OPA’s Director of Education. and was an editor of OPA’s journal, The Career Astrologer. Arlan was instrumental in setting up OPA’s Astrologer’s Retreats, a unique conference experience. Arlan gives writing workshops for astrologers at OPA retreats and conferences. She edits and reviews astrology books.


Donna Young – Calgary, AB

Facebook: Donna Young

Certified 2017 – 2024

Donna Young has a consultation and teaching practise in Calgary, Alberta, where she also organizes monthly gatherings for the local astrology community and conferences. Donna has a degree from Kepler College, where she is currently an instructor and responsible for the certificate program in Levels I, II and Chart Calculation. She is the NCGR III certified, trained in the ISAR ethics and consulting skills, and the Canadian Satellite Representative for OPA.

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Moon Zlotnick – St. Paul, MN

Website: www.AstrologyByMoonRabbit.com

Certified 2017 – 2024

Moon Zlotnick has been practicing astrology full time since 1978 after receiving certification through CCRS, Zipporah Dobyn’s school in Los Angeles. She has been teaching students since 1980 and in 1990 developed a three year training program to help students transition to professional astrologers. She will tailor each reading to you and your specific life circumstances combining a cosmic perspective with useful hands-on tools. Recently certified by OPA, her memoir integrating astrology and the loss of her twin “Star Sisters” was published to positive reviews in 2019. Through this she has come to specialize in reading Death Charts, seeing them as a tool for helping the bereaved.

Should it come to the attention of the certification committee that a certified astrologer has infringed one of these criteria, OPA will reassess the eligibility of the certification for this astrologer.

Contact Education Director Arlan Wise for any question and for listing yourself if you are certified. WiseArlan@gmail.com