OPA Certified Astrologers Listing

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. 

Susan Falk


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Certified since 2011

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.


Alexandra Karacostas


Website: www.wisdomastrology.com
Certified since 2011

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.


Sandra Leigh


Website: www.sandraleigh.com
Certified since 2011

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 anOPA Group Leader since 2000 when the peer group format was implemented.


Arlan Wise

ARLAN WISE - Martha's Vineyard, MA

Website: www.arlanwise.com
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Phone: (508) 645-9292
Certified since 2011

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 Publications and 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. 


Maurice Fernandez


Website: www.mauricefernandez.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Maurice.Fernandez.Cosmic
Certified since 2013

Author of the books Neptune, 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 the president 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).


Stephanie Telesco


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Phone: (208) 867-7277
Certified since 2016

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 CPA Certified Professional Astrologer 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

If it comes 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.