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Psychological Astrology

6 Class Meetings
Prerequisites: None. This class is also offered as one of the elective courses in IAA Diploma course. If you are IAA Diploma students and want to receive a credit for this class, you have to register for this class in

Course Description:

This course is one of the elective courses for the IAA Diploma curriculum students (2 electives are required to graduate), but it is also open for anyone, who is not in IAA Diploma program and has a knowledge of natal astrology and transits. IAA Diploma students will have to turn in all the homework assignment and pass the exam to get a credit for this class.

Course Objectives To acquaint students with a methodology to identify specific behavior and attitudes from a birth chart. The course will also address how to direct clients’ attention to the impact of their behavior on people and situations around them.

Instructor The instructor for this course is May Sim, a professional astrologer based in Singapore, who is a graduate of IAA. She runs an astrology academy in Singapore called Selfstrology Academy.

Background Psychological Astrology is based on a methodology developed by May Sim that accurately identifies psychological behavior from a birth chart, with insight on the causes and back stories for how this behavior came about. It is meant to be an introduction to psychological astrology.

Format The course will run over six weeks, with weekly assignments and one exam. Each lesson will run for 1.5 hours, and students’ charts will be used as live examples for class discussion.


Class Meeting 1: Introduction to Psychological Astrology: Consultation Considerations, the 25 Psychological Aspects (or PAs) & the Psychological Aspect Table (the PA Table)

Class Meeting 2: Jupiter: Development of Judgement, World View and Being Correct

Class Meeting 3: Saturn: Development of the Need for Social Approval and ‘I’m Not Good Enough’

Class Meeting 4: Uranus: Development of the Need for Personal Authenticity, Individualism and Freedom

Class Meeting 5: Neptune: Development of the Saviour Complex and a Non-Material Existence

Class Meeting 6: Pluto: Development of Transformation, Survival and Self-Acceptance

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