Clare has been a professional astrologer, teacher and lecturer for over twenty five years, working mainly in London for the Faculty of Astrological Studies and at the Centre for Psychological Astrology. She is now living in Dorset, where she continues her astrological consultancy work and is a tutor for the Mercury Internet School of Psychological Astrology.
Clare Martin’s approach to astrological interpretation evolved gradually from her studies with a variety of teachers in the western mystery traditions. In teaching and client work, her personal orientation is fundamentally Jungian.
She has a Masters Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling from City University, London. Her dissertation explored the relationship between astrology, Carl Jung’s alchemical studies and Stanislav Grof’s perinatal matrices.
Clare has the Diplomas of the Faculty of Astrological Studies (www.astrology.org.uk) and the Centre for Psychological Astrology (www.cpalondon.com), where she taught the Introduction to Psychological Astrology course for ten years, and was a regular lecturer and supervisor of Diploma students.
Former President of the Faculty of Astrological Studies, Clare presided over the Faculty’s annual Summer Schools in Oxford for nine years, attended by students and eminent astrological teachers and lecturers from all over the world.
In 2010 she was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Astrological Studies, bestowed for exceptional service. “Clare’s leadership, immense hard work and passion for astrological education ensured the Faculty grew from strength to strength during her Presidency.”
Clare is the author of Mapping the Psyche, a three volume Introduction to Psychological Astrology. This trilogy is based on the beginners’ course she taught at the Centre for Psychological Astrology and is published by the Wessex Astrologer.