My name is Craig Dorn and I have been studying astrology since 2018. I have been offering professional consultations since 2021.
When I first began my astrological studies, I found much of what I had experienced in life was clearly shown in my natal chart. The longer I practiced the more I saw how the cosmos directly reflected my everyday experiences. My mind was opened to the power astrology held and its ability to shine a light on the path of one’s life.
The foundation of my knowledge in astrology has been steeped in the Western Hellenistic tradition as well as Egyptian Hermeticism. As my studies broadened, I began to delve more into modern modes of astrology including the psychological and evolutionary schools. While the basis of my interpretation will always have a more traditional approach, I do use several contemporary methods and techniques.
I’ve studied the teachings of many prominent and internationally renowned astrologers as well as completed several professional courses. I’ve developed a unique blend of traditional Western, modern, and psychological astrology. I have also made it a point to incorporate complementary studies into my astrological education including philosophy, ethics, and psychology focusing primarily on the teachings of Carl Jung to help aid in my practice.
Some of the biggest influences for me have been Robert Hand, Sue Thompkins, Dane Rudhyar, Richard Tarnas, Liz Greene, Steven Forrest, Demetra George, and Carl Jung. The teachings of Hermeticism, Neoplatonic Stoicism, and analytical psychology play heavily into how I approach my astrological practice.
My consultation style is always one of collaboration with my clients. It will be as open a dialogue as you prefer. I also ensure that my delineation of your chart is not simply descriptive but prescriptive. It’s one thing to simply explain the sorts of personality traits and behaviors evident in a person’s horoscope. Its another task entirely to provide information that can help people use their resources to live a meaningful and purposeful life. It is always my intent that you leave our session with the tools and knowledge necessary to feel inspired and confident dealing with the cosmic energies present in your life.
Since we were children, society has programmed into us an image of ourselves, one which it deems appropriate. This image can have very little connection to our true identity and is oftentimes in opposition to our personal needs and desires. Astrology is a tool that can help us realign with our true purpose in this world, to discern our authentic story from the mythos involuntarily thrust upon us. My priority is to help others gain insight about themselves so as to facilitate radical and life affirming transformation. This is why I keep my consultation fees modest. I want the opportunity to work with as many people as possible and hopefully change as many lives for the better as I can. That is the greatest gift that astrology has given me.
In my spare time you’ll likely find me running the trails of my local forest, trying to make music on my Irish tin whistle, or working on my nature photography which you can learn more about here.