May 26 7:30 pm
Deborah Smith Parker
Trauma, Healing and the Leo/Aquarius Polarity: Changing Lead Into Gold
More people than we realize have survived episodic childhood sexual abuse and other violent trauma — a minimum of 20% according to conservative estimates by experts — a percentage Parker has found holds true in her consultations. Still trauma and its indicators of dissociation remain largely invisible to most astrologers and many therapists.
This presentation provides a description of the elements of trauma, its accompanying dissociation/ re-association (PTSD), its indicators of healing, and how these indicators are contained within the archetype of the Leo/Aquarius polarity and the placements of those signs and their ruling planets in the birth chart.
Deborah Smith Parker is a writer, astrologer, blogger, and author of two books: Humanus Astrologicus (2010) blends ancient astrological knowledge with modern wit and rhyme, easily taking the reader where no astrologer has gone before. The Horse that Haunts My Heart (2014) is a memoir of her teenage partnership with an unusual horse. She is now pregnant with her third book—on dogs and astrology—coming out in 2016. An astrologer for more than 30 years, Parker increasingly focuses her work on connecting the seen with the unseen worlds for clients and readers. She lives in the San Diego area.
Find Deborah Smith Parker at: astrologicuspress.com
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